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Address: Hangar 14s, Rotorua Airport. 837 Te Ngae Road, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 7 343 9500
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If you are looking for an awesome day out white water rafting then look no...

If you are looking for an awesome day out white water rafting then look no further than Raftabout, a family owned company that aims to excel. We offer the choice of 3 different rivers to white water raft. Choose which river suits your ideal adventure. All the trips offer outstanding New Zealand scenery with a varying amounts of challenging water water thrown in. For those who love adrenalin thrills, then definitely check out our Kaituna Waterfall trip, you’ll get a BUZZ going over the highest commercially rafted waterfall (a MASSIVE 7 metres). Available all year round!!

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Awesome experience!

We did the Kaituna River with the 7m water fall! Had an awesome time, even for my non adrenalin junkie partner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Eirene C
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Perth, Australia

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Kaituna River with the 7m water fall! Had an awesome time, even for my non adrenalin junkie partner.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had only ever done white water rafting through a man-made course, but this was so much better! I was a bit nervous at first, but the instructor was very friendly and made sure that everyone was comfortable every step of the way before proceeding to the next section. We all worked together as a team and everyone absolutely enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing! Staff were very informative, motivating and all round fun. Definitely recommend!

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Thank Natasha R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

White water rafting was the best! Reasonably priced, great guides! Definitely recommend to anyone traveling in the rotorua area!

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Thank Stacey J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never done anything like this before. Went with my fiance to river rats/raftabout and was freaking out. The guides are amazing though; funny and so helpful! I was in that raft and paddling in no time! We hit 3 waterfalls (one, the highest commercially rafted) and loads of rapids. You're guided through the lot, with extra info and tidbits of... More 

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Thank Christina S
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This tour was so much fun and the guides were excellent. My sister and I were lucky enough to be the only people on this tour (an upside to traveling during winter) and we both loved every second. The guides give you everything you need, a wet-suit, fleece to keep warm, helmet and life jacket. The also explained everything clearly... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Did the 50 minute on water session as mother/son duo. Worked well as I did the first part of the river, with the Kiddo (10) staying with the photographer until after the 7 metre falls then coming on board. Absolutely loved it, and the Kiddo thoroughly enjoyed the calmer part of the river as well! Suspect he enjoyed watching Mum's... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Me and my mate were very nervous as we turned up but the base had great facilities and equipment and staff. This was my second time but i highly recommend this place as it was so much more fun better staff they were fun, funny and awesome and making sure you are comfortable and prepared with what you are being... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

In January the water was very nice. We had an amazing time. It was not an all day trip and seemed to be the right amount of time. You meet at the facility near the small airport and then they drive you about 20 minutes to the river. It is not a wide river, pretty narrow, but that makes it... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Rafted the Kaituna with friends holidaying from the UK who had never been whitewater rafting before. Have got to say this was one of the best experiences we had on our holiday. If dropping over a 7m waterfall wasn't a big enough rush (which it was!) we were also treated to some stunning scenery. My advice for a great trip... More 

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