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“Exciting rafting adventure”

River Rats Raft & Kayak
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$78.22*
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Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: River Rats have been offering quality adventures for over 30 years. There’s something for everyone, from a gentle grade 2 scenic raft trip suitable for participants as young as 5 years old, through to full on grade 5 action featuring the world's highest commercially rafted waterfall. Kayaking is available as freedom hire or a guided tour. Paddle the local lakes to a secluded beach or enjoy a hot water swim only accessible by boat.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Austin, Texas
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77 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Exciting rafting adventure”
Reviewed December 27, 2012

The people at River Rats were so helpful, friendly, and funny. My husband and I had never rafted before, but they made everyone feel safe and prepared. We rafted the Kaituna (highest commercially rafted waterfall), and it was a blast. My only complaint was the cost of the photo CD.

Visited December 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazing”
Reviewed December 18, 2012

This is one of the most incredible things I've ever done. The staff where amazing and make sure everyone has a great experience! Must do!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“great fun”
Reviewed December 15, 2012

I opted for the Kaituna rafting which has a number of pretty high waterfalls along it, including a 7m one, which was a little hair raising but awesome! The guide was excellent and really looked after everyone which made me feel really safe. I would recommend to anyone thinking of going rafting. It could do with being a bit longer but there's nothing they can do about that as the raftable (is that a word?) section of the river is only so long.

Visited September 2012
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australia
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lots of fun”
Reviewed December 8, 2012

Staff here are very professional and you feel safe all the time. Had a great day out and the only thing I could suggest to improve it would be sunscreen available as a lot of rafters got a little burnt

Visited December 2012
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing! Great fun with great guides in a beautiful place”
Reviewed December 7, 2012

Hey guys,

I Just wanted to let you all know how much I enjoyed it - was such a good afternoon! The guides we had were great, especially our guide Ben, made for a very entertaining trip down the river!

Will definitely be recommending to others and will hopefully make it back myself one day.

Thanks!

Mikayla :)

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