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Address: 3408 State Highway 5 | New Zealand, Napier 4182, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 6-839 1808
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Mohaka Rafting is situated at Napier in Hawkes Bay, North Island, New...

Mohaka Rafting is situated at Napier in Hawkes Bay, North Island, New Zealand provides day and multi-day trips on grade 2, 3, and Grade 5 water. Grade 2 is for young families. The full day grade 3 is our most popular trip - cliff jumps, gorges, and canyons, visit a gold mine and swim rapids in a full day adventure. The Grade 5 is for serious rafters. All have awesome scenery. Rafting expeditions; Helicopter in - raft out through the Kaweka Forest Park over 3 or 4 days. Camp at thermal pools, float, swim, cliff jump, or sit back and relax your way back to our base.

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Best rafting ever!

The whole experience is one you will not forget! We did the class 5 trip and it was soooo exciting the whole way! The guides are very experienced and professional and at the same... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
El M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The whole experience is one you will not forget! We did the class 5 trip and it was soooo exciting the whole way! The guides are very experienced and professional and at the same time we felt like we were cruising with long time friends! The scenery is absolutely spectacular as well. Highly recommended!!!!!

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Dawson, MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family of 3 had a great experience on the grade 3 whitewater adventure. We were driving by their base camp, saw the sign and stopped to see what might be available for the next day. They were very accommodating and told us we could do a day trip the next day (I'm sure reservations are needed during busy times).... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is must do rafting trip in NZ, I had an amazing time. Beautiful scenery and as much of a challenge as you want. I was brave jumped off one of the cliffs! The guides were friendly and professional, Tyler kept us on our toes and Kim was also fun to have on the trip. A highly recommended trip!

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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, thanks for your great review. Glad to hear you enjoyed yourself and even jumped off the cliff! I will be sure to pass on your comments about the guide's professionalism to them, they will like to hear that feedback. Thanks for coming rafting with us! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the time to get to the Mohaka river this trip on Grade 5 rapids is not to be missed. If you have friends or a business that wants to experience team building this is for you. The guides are great with years of experience and their knowledge of the area makes the trip very interesting. You will see canyon... More 

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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Ian. It certainly is a great section of river, we are very lucky in Hawkes Bay to have it. Thanks for the comments on the guides I will let them know your thoughts. They enjoy getting feed back. All the best in your travels. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

This was without a doubt the best rafting trip I've ever done, from the moment we put in until we got out it was epic! This is exactly what I had hoped for, after hearing about the epicness of the grade 4-5 rapids I was totally sold and spent an unforgettable 5-6 hours experiencing the thrills and and beautiful scenery... More 

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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. The guides will be happy to hear your comments as it takes considerable concentration and training to do what they do. Sometimes they make it look so easy we forget the work that goes in to keeping people safe. So thanks for the comments. Norm More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Epic rafting mission, first time rafting for me and the guides were very safe, accommodating and fun - what a great time !

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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks Jayson for your comments. Always great to see people enjoying themselves. I will pass your comments on to the guides. Hope to see you again one day. Norm More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

I was invited to take part in the reconnaissance trip for the grade 4/5 rapids. It turned out to be the best white water experience I have ever had, and I have rafted 5 times now. The team at Mohaka Rafting were accommodating and made sure we were safe at all times. Since last season, there is a completely new... More 

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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Always great to hear back from guests. We are indeed privileged to have a great river with great sections and an awesome crew to take you down the river. I will pass your comments on. Norm More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

An amazing day full of fun and laughter for three generations. Being IN the river was by choice - experience the great scenery and challenge yourself by jumping off cliffs or swimming with the current through unseen parts of this amazing country or simply surviving the raft ride.

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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Awesome day out for us all. Glad you enjoyed the adventure. See you back on the Grade 5? Thanks for coming. More 

Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Well done guys our family had an awesome day on the river filled with lots of laughs, excitement and adventure with a professional edge! Keep up the good work guys!

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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Hope to see you back one day. I will pass these words on to the guides. Thanks again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

Four of us took the Grade 3 Whitewater Plunge. Norm, the owner, was our guide. He did a great job of explaining what we would be doing on the water including what to do if any problems arose. He explained the geology and the birds we saw on the trip. We were encouraged to get into the water on several... More 

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Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. It is great to get feed back good or bad. But really good to get the good ones. Its great that you enjoyed the trip. Hope to see you back one day for the grade 5. All the best and thanks for rafting with us. More 

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