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Locally owned and operated
Grade 5 adrenaline-fuelled rafting
Tackle 14 incredible rapids and three waterfalls
Raft the world's highest commercially rafted 7m waterfall - Tutea Falls
Complimentary transportation to and from accommodation
All rafting gear supplied
What to Expect
Get ready for an adrenaline-fuelled fun on your awesome Kaituna River white water rafting experience!
This rafting experience has been created to give you the most amazing time out on the Kaituna River with New Zealand's ONLY local rafting crew.
White water raft down one of the most beautiful and heart-racing Grade 5 rivers in the world, as well as the world's highest commercially rafted 7m waterfall - the Tutea Falls.
This white water rafting experience is jam-packed with 14 incredible rapids and three waterfalls that promise to be a lot of fun for you and your rafting crew!
Show respect to local Maori people with stops at sacred Maori sights to gain an insight into Maori culture through Karakia (Maori Prayer) and Waiata (Maori Song).
Guides provide a culturally immersed river experience coupled with local area knowledge and a whole lot of adrenaline; the whole New Zealand rafting package!
Frequently Asked Questions
Minimum age for rafting is 13 years old.
You spend up to 1 hour on water. Overall you need to allocate 3 and a half hours including transport, safety briefing, getting ready for rafting, instructions and getting back to your accommodation.
No not at all. Kaitiaki Adventures will give all the training required and will assist you throughout the trip.
YES – Courtesy shuttle to and from central Rotorua accommodation and the Rotorua Information Centre.
If you prefer to drive:
1135 Te Ngae Road, RD4 Tikitere, Rotorua 3074.
In the summer months from October to March expect 17 to 22 degrees.
In the winter months from April to September expect 11 to 16 degrees.
Swimsuit and towel.
All other clothing and equipment will be provided by Kaitiaki Adventures (wetsuit, booties, fleece jumper, splash jacket, personal flotation device (PFD), helmet and gloves for sledging.)
- If the cancellation has been made by the operator concerned for any reason, a cancellation fee will not apply.
- You can cancel the tour anytime for a 100% refund as long as the cancellations are 48 hours before the booking date and time.
- No refund if cancelled within 48 hours before the activity.
- Re-scheduling: Activities can often be rescheduled if sufficient advanced warning is given to us. There is usually no charge for this.
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