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Kaituna White-Water Rafting Adventure

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    What to Expect
    After pickup from any hotel in central Rotorua at your selected departure time, set off for a wild ride on the Kaituna River. Hop into your transport vehicle to the picturesque rafting base in the Kahikitea Forest, where river guides provide a full safety briefing. Once you've slipped into special clothing to keep you warm, grab your paddle, helmet, and life vest for the exciting journey ahead.

    You'll paddle over more than a dozen rapids, including the impressive Tutea Falls, a cascade that boasts a 22-foot drop with adrenaline overload. Pass through a steep canyon lined by subtropical native forest while you learn to navigate the thrilling white water.

    When you're safely back on shore, you're delivered back to the base where you can 'chill out' for a bit and view souvenir photos snapped by a professional photographer (available to purchase). Change into dry clothes and relax while transferred to your starting point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1135 Te Ngae Road, Tikitere 3074, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick ups offered for all central Rotorua Accommodations, including the i-SITE and Information centre
    Duration
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Professional river guide
    • Professional photographer guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    White water rafting with these guys was wicked fun! They made you feel excited and safe at the same time. Definitely good for the adrenaline as well. Highly recommend, special thanks to Jake and Finn for being hilarious and fun guides!
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    First time I’ve been white water rafting. So much fun! All the guides were really friendly and made the trip exciting and unforgettable. Thank you!
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    It was a wonderful day, with a really good team and the best Harry, thank for your help 💪🏼 for those who hesitate to do it, go ahead, it's worth it Thanks again ! The French Girls 😘
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    The water rafting tour I did today with these boys was one of the best times I’ve ever had!! All of the instructors Hemi, Kyle, Harry, Hudson, Dan, Justin and Jackie were amazing!! Had an absolute blast! Thanks so much!- Courtni
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    Honestly such a cool activity. Did it on the 31st of Dec, best way to finish off the year. It's a lot of fun and the rafting guides are defo creating a once in a life time experience.
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    About the operator
    By: Kaitiaki Adventures
    739 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    emilym553
    Glasgow, United Kingdom
    31
    Fun guides, beautiful river!
    White water rafting with these guys was wicked fun! They made you feel excited and safe at the same time.
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    Sarahholmes39
    10
    Excellent
    First time I’ve been white water rafting. So much fun! All the guides were really friendly and made the trip
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    Skbene
    10
    Rafting
    It was a wonderful day, with a really good team and the best Harry, thank for your help 💪🏼 for those who
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    courtnikelly_
    10
    Amazing!!!!
    The water rafting tour I did today with these boys was one of the best times I’ve ever had!! All of the
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    Josieelli
    40
    BEST RAFTING EVER !!
    Honestly such a cool activity. Did it on the 31st of Dec, best way to finish off the year. It's a lot of fun and
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    Traveladdict2424
    82
    Must do
    Came here by Stray Travel and didn't regret it at all. Very recommendable. Very scenic, in case you like Jumanji,
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    GoPlaces497714
    10
    White water rafting
    Had a brilliant time white water rafting 09 / 01 / 2020 . All the staff at the centre and on the bus were very
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    pbarr13
    10
    Awesome!
    Steve and Nicole were the best guides. Saw and learned so much! Make sure you do the run down into the crater!
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    John985
    2636
    Must do
    Me and my wife went there on our honeymoon. Our guide Hudson was a real good laugh and kept us well informed at
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    klumpkin
    219
    Awesome, Challenging Sledging!
    We were able to book our sledging adventure only a few hours before it departed by walking into a storefront in
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    Joshuah01
    10
    Great fun, highly recommended.
    At the start of the ride we were nervous, as you would be when facing a 7 metre water fall. However, our guide
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    andrewsO7478EW
    Legian, Indonesia
    10
    Best rafting in NZ
    Excellent people excellent staff we had Brett (Boppa) as our guide absolute legend kept us feeling safe while
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    Hsheirah75
    10
    Incredible ride
    The river was beautiful and full of adventure. Our guide Hudson did a great job teaching us various skills and
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    Khalid S
    45
    Great experience
    It was super fun, specially our guide Hudson he was awesome. Will do it again for sure. And value for money is
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    zparesh
    Glen Eden, New Zealand
    10
    not happy
    we were there on 2nd of january for 2:30 bookings. we went in group of 11 of us, planning that we will all be
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    Key Details
    • Kaitiaki Adventures
    • Duration: 3h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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