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Kaituna Cascades

18 Okere Falls Road | Bay Of Plenty, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand
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Kaituna Cascades was the 1st Company to start Rafting on the Kaituna River. We have been operating trips for over 26 years and are the closet company to the river The kaituna river is super famous for having the Worlds Highest Commercial Rafted...more
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18 Okere Falls Road | Bay Of Plenty, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand
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"these guys"
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"professional photos"
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"great rafting"
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"white water rafting"
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"rafting adventure"
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"awesome experience"
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"super fun"
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"big waterfall"
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"highly recommend this company"
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"adrenaline pumping"
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"safe hands"
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"great pictures"
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"new zealand"
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"photos taken"
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"guide pete"
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"great trip"
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Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed this so much and I’m so glad I did it here for my first experience! Been trying to look for a rafting place before leaving, but everywhere was $250+. This was the lowest I could find and they had a deal for $70...More

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Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Cheers for the excellent review and stoked you had fun with the funny and amazing Roooob! Funny that you fell out in the carpark too - was hilarious :) Come on back anytime ! Big thanks from the Cascades team

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So much fun! The whole process was fun, the guides were down to earth and friendly. We had Pete and he offered up some good banter the whole trip while ensuring we were safe. Good value for what it is. I would go again and...More

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Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks heaps for the Awesome review Cheyney !! We hope you come back again oneday.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome rafting day! The guides were excellent, good equipment, felt very safe, but still got to experience the adrenaline rush of multiple water falls. Highly recommend. One of the my better rafting experiences, and reminded me how much I love being on the river.

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Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awesome !! Thanks for the great review Kaylynn, We also love being on the river and sharing it with others.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very mixed review here, my adrenaline junkie boyfriend absolutely loved it.We had lovely weather, would not habe liked to experience it on a bad day. I was quite nervous about the whole experience before hand and probably shouldn't have gone. I was hoping I would...More

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Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey, thank you for review and all your observations. Rafting is a real activity that requires a definitive sense of adventure and a little bit of bravery and you did well to complete the tour. Glad ya liked the guide and noticed the effort we...More

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Netboyz
October 10, 2017|
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Yeah we have all the gear to keep you warm on the river - you can have wetsuits too if you like! Normally in November the water is around 18 degrees :) In summer even warmer - up to 24-25 !
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Netboyz
August 5, 2017|
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Response from Petelodge | Property representative |
Yep that's the whole tour including changing briefing rafting and photo slide show after. At Kaituna Cascades base - they are right at the river so no driving at all :)
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dou2ble
February 26, 2016|
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Response from Sara V | Reviewed this property |
None at all. Pickup was part of the booking.
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