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Review of Mohaka Rafting

Mohaka Rafting
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed December 13, 2013

I had book marked this trip before leaving the UK for our 5 week tour of NZ. We were not disappointed and cannot speak more highly of our experience, customer service and the fun we had! Bill, our guide was amazing with us and especially our 10 year old, Joe. They swam numerous times down a rapid together with giggles of delight from Joe. The scenery was beautiful as was the perfect weather. We had a grade 2 trip which was gentle but I still enjoyed a fun tip over into the clear water. Joe even had the fun of trying to guide us and steer ( under the careful supervision of Bill of course!). At the end of the trip we were treated to tea/coffee and yummy biscuits on the river bank. Would totally recommend a trip with Mohaka, well worth every dollar. We have a complimentary CD of our exploits. Thank you so much to Mohaka for your attention to detail but most of all Bill and his assistant it was wonderful!

Thank Jane W
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Reviewed December 8, 2013

This trip was the best trip on the north island!! Very good, knowledgeable and fun guides, well arranged, high services, good equiped, awesome scenery, great value for money and even some nice photo's included!! Thanks a lot guys, we really enjoyed it!!!

Thank Lotte G
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Reviewed December 3, 2013

My husband and I were on a cruise and were spending the day in Napier. We arranged to book a day out with Mohaka Rafting. We were so glad we did! Not only was the rafting much cheaper than if we had booked a similar trip through the ship's shore excursion but it also was a brilliant experience with a very professional and helpful company. We were picked up from the wharf and taken to change into our rafting gear. Due to time restraints (fitting with the ship's schedule) we could only do the grade two rafting but this proved to be a most relaxing and pleasurable experience as we enjoyed the fantastic scenery and were shown the varied flora and fauna along the river by our very knowledgeable guide.
We stopped for a lovely picnic along the river and at the end of our trip we were driven around Napier and returned to the ship. We can't wait to return to do the level 3 or 4 rafting trips.
I thoroughly recommend this trip for anyone who is cruising into Napier and I would also recommend Mohaka Rafting to anyone wanting a fantastic rafting experience .

1  Thank Lynne P
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Reviewed November 13, 2013

I went with Rafting Mohaka in this February. The trip was "The Big One" and I did enjoy it very much. The rafting guides were very safe, and told lots about the rivers and countryside when we float in the calm sections. The rapid sections were very fun, and lots of them. Highly recommend!

Thank Yohann S
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Reviewed November 5, 2013

I am a Canadian outdoor guide on holiday in NZ and just spent 4 days at Mohaka Rafting. I was really impressed with the guides, the base and of course the Mohaka river. It is by far the best white water raft trip on the north island. Both the grade 3 and 5 sections are beautiful and exciting must do experiences.

Thank Denis T
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