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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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7:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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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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Fantastic day!

My Husband and I did the grade 3 Rapids all day trip. Neither of us had done white water rafting before so it was a great intro to it. The tour guides talked us through everything... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Bek L
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Perth, WA
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Perth, WA
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My Husband and I did the grade 3 Rapids all day trip. Neither of us had done white water rafting before so it was a great intro to it. The tour guides talked us through everything and the addition of cliff jumping and a bit of swimming near the end was good fun. Looking forward to doing grade 5 one... More 

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Thank Bek L
Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. It is always great to get feed back and better still to get great feed back. Be good to see you back on the grade 5 one day, All the best for you travels. More 

Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Awesome day yesterday on the Grade 5 trip. Nick is a fantastic and highly skilled guide, full of knowledge about the river and breathtaking surrounding scenery. He lead us down the most exciting rapids he could find to give us maximum excitement and fun, while ensuring our safety throughout. I am really impressed with all of the crew at Mohaka... More 

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

Thanks for the review. It is great to receive them. The grade 5 section is a special section of river requiring great skill and the guides do not often get given the credit they deserve. Thank you for those words, I will let the guy's know. Looking forward to having you back on the river. More 

Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a really great day on the Grade Three rapids trip. Neither of us had ever rafted before and we had such a wonderful time! It was really the perfect way to introduce us to rafting. Our guides were Drew and Arianne. They were fantastic! Very easy to talk to and helped make our trip down the river incredible.... More 

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

Thanks for the review, it is greatly appreciated. The guides work hard to ensure enjoyment and safety, I will pass your comments on. Many thanks. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic day on the water doing the grade 3 trip. Had an amazing time, saw plenty of beautiful scenery and learnt a lot about the local history and river. Bill (our guide) kept us on our toes with lots of exciting moments along the way. Really cool experience and very professional. Cheers, Derek B

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

Thanks for the review. It is great to hear about what people like. Its also really enjoyable for us to see others having a great time and seeing the joy. Thanks again for taking time to send us comments, It means a lot! More 

Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family have been on the Grade 3 a few years ago and today we add the Grade 5 trip to the must do list. Both awesome days, with amazing guides who are very skilled, knowledgeable and obviously love their jobs. If you are looking for adventure in our beautiful country - these guys at Mohaka Rafting (from the office... More 

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

Thanks for the awesome review. It's great to get feed back. The guides really appreciate being acknowledged. Hope to see you back on the river again. All the best for the coming year. More 

Golden Grove, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the half day Grade 2 float. We would have loved to have done a full day but time was limited due to our Cruise ship time restraints. Still, it was an amazing experience. We were picked up from the info centre at Napier and driven to Mohaka Rafting's HQ. That was around a 40 minute drive. Our driver... More 

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

Thanks for the review. Yes, I was the driver (I was allowed out that day) and Drew was your guide. It is great to get reviews and know that people are enjoying themselves. That is what it is all about. Hope to see you back again for one of the bigger trips. Have a great new year. More 

Long Beach, California
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24 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excursion from the cruise ship for Rafting the Mohaka. We had a great day. It was about an hours drive from the cruise ship, then you gear up, then head 10 minutes to the drop off point. Great guides, with lots of info about the area. We were given a "mini" lunch (about 1/2 sandwich & small... More 

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

Hi Karen, Thanks for your review on our Cruise Ship Package. We're really pleased to hear that you felt safe on our trip, as safety is a top priority for us. We will pass your feedback on to the guides about their knowledge of the area, they will be happy to hear this! Thanks again, and we hope you enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good day on the river grade 3..... Great Rafting and local history from our guides Bill and Lucio made for a worthwhile trip... Highly recommend the experience.... Eleanor, Martijn and David

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

Hi Eleanor. Thanks for the review. It is great to be able to show off this small piece of New Zealand. It was great that you enjoyed the adventure, I will pass your comments on to Bill and Lucio. Have a great Christmas. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing value adventure activity. Highly recommend it if you're in the area! Included clean/dry gear (wet suit, life jacket, helmet, etc.), guided instruction, optional cliff jump, mini-cave exploration, beautiful scenery along the way, and fossil finding opportunities. Plus free photos and tea/coffee before and after your journey.

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

Hi Jennifer. Thanks for the review. It is really great to see you and others enjoying yourselves. Thats is what makes our days enjoyable. I will pass on your comments to the guides. They love to get information back. All the best, Norm More 

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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 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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Thank El M
Norm B, Owner at Mohaka Rafting, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. The grade is certainly a great trip. I ill pass your comments on to the guides. They work hard to ensure safety and appreciate feed back. thanks for rafting with us. More 

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