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Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua provided by River Rats Raft & Kayak

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Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua

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Overview
This white water rafting trip along the Kaituna River is the perfect pick for adventure lovers and nature fans. Enjoy a stress-free excursion without having to worry about navigating to a meeting spot, as Rotorua hotel pickup and drop-off are included. Travel down one of the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfalls—Tutea Falls, and enjoy incredible views throughout.
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    River Rats Raft & Kayak
    Stop: 3 hours -
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    Kaituna River
    Stop: 50 minutes -
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River Rats Raft & Kayak
837 Te Ngae Road, Owhata, Rotorua 3074, New ZealandHangar 14s, Rotorua Airport. Take the driveway on the left as you enter the airport and follow it till you see our signs. Free parking is available out the front of our base.
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Highlights
  • Go rafting along Kaituna River in Okere Falls Scenic Reserve
  • Hassle-free rafting trip with door-to-door transfers included
  • Travel light—equipment is provided so you're ready to go
  • Perfect for beginners—training and safety session included
Important Information
Departure Point
River Rats Raft & Kayak, 837 Te Ngae Road, Owhata, Rotorua 3074, New Zealand
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • All necessary equipment
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 13 years
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • There is a recommended minimum weight of 40 kilograms (88 pounds) for this tour
  • Please bring swimwear, a towel and a sense of adventure!
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Thomas M wrote a review Jul 2020
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Brilliant experience on the Kaituna river with guides Ants and Nev - two absolute lads! Lots of laughs and got a "bit" wet! Will definitely be back for more. Thanks again guys!! - Tom & Vicky
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Response from RiverRatNZ, Owner at Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you for your awesome review, we look forward to seeing you back soon.
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Harsh wrote a review Jul 2020
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It was just breathless experience. From start to end.. and doing world highest water fall for rafting is just amaizing.. The guide and the people there are so pleased and helping and smiling. I 100% recon to do it once and after that you will fall in love with this.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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StephGodsiff wrote a review Jul 2020
Whangarei, New Zealand8 contributions2 helpful votes
I had 3 teenagers go on the rafting this morning, A 13, 15, and 16 year old. They LOVED it!! I wish I had gone as well - we are definitely coming back and doing more rafting with them. I was really apprehensive about the kids doing it - but Justin was so reassuring and once
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from RiverRatNZ, Owner at Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for trusting us with your teenagers, and for your awesome review :-) We look forward to seeing you back soon.
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SARAH wrote a review Jun 2020
4 contributions
FUN FUN FUN!!! What a rush, such an awesome experience and the guides are AMAZING!! Very scenic and a beautiful river to go down. A great local kiwi company!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from RiverRatNZ, Owner at Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for your awesome review
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Riley wrote a review Jun 2020
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Couldn't stop smiling from the moment we started. An adventure of a lifetime, filled with thrills and surprises. The crew were as incredible as the scenery. Accommodates for all ages from the casual to the extreme. I couldn't believe it, what a wonderful experience. Would do it
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from RiverRatNZ, Owner at Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua
Responded 28 Jun 2020
It was lovely to meet you. Thank you for your awesome review :-)
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WiLeenL
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Best Family Time!
We went with my twin girls 6 years old for their first rafting trip of their lives! And we had a blast with Anthony
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Sultanthenztravelor
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Fantastic white water rafting experience!
This rafting experience was a delight. I and a friend went two days in a row because it was so fun. The river exper
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pams33
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Had a BLAST!!!
We had so much fun!! A definite Must Do!! We were novices and all apprehension we had was relieved by detailed in
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180anged
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Excellent
Our group of 6 loved this trip.The guide was friendly and knowledgeable and the scenery was beautiful.We were picke
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Roscoe1200
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Awesome
What a fabulous experience. The river was incredible and the scenery from the raft can’t be put into words. Absolut
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809lisbethb
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Our best recommendations
Most wonderful and enjoyable day with River Rats We went with our 3 children aged 11,12 and 14 and we all loved th
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We had a great time kayaking across the lake to enjoy the hot pools followed by a yummy BBQ dinner. On the paddle b
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Sue W
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Fantastic day out
What a fantastic way to spend a day. The team were very professional, having not done white water rafting before we
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OzymandiasTPNWM
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River Sledging
Our guides (Dave and Simon) were great and never complained no matter how many times they had to pull us Across the
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KatyOco
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Highly recommended
This was the first time white water rafting for 3 out of 5 of my family. We were a little nervous and didn’t know w
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White Water Rafting Rangitaiki River
I was excited but nervous to try out rafting for the first time, the team were super welcoming and made us all feel
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Super fun, awesome guides, heaps of laughs and spectacular nature.
So much fun for our family of four. Our guide Rick was brilliant. Well organised, no stress, very professional and
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becky201920192019
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Fantastic adventure, excellent guides
Our extended family of 10 (ages ranging from 12 to 74 years old) had a fantastic experience. Everything was well o
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Megagandhiman
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So much fun!
Very professional team and an amazing fun experience! Our guide lead us down the rapids with a confident and fun a
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Paul B
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The rafting trip when you get it all
The trip takes in fabulous scenery, takes you through several kilometers of awesome rapids and you even get to do s
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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