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Tongariro River White Water Rafting Adventure from Taupo

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Overview
This half-day white-water rafting trip on the Tongariro River makes for an unbeatable adventure. Splash over swirling Class III rapids: guaranteed fun for first-time and experienced rafters alike. With a river guide at the helm to help navigate each roller coaster rapid, you’re in good hands. Safety and wet weather gear is included.
Highlights
  • Navigate 60 white-water rapids on the Tongariro River
  • River guide ensures safety and entertainment
  • Afternoon pickup from centrally located Taupo and Turangi hotels
  • Refuel with a deli-style lunch, provided afterward
Important Information
Departure Point
95 Atirau Road, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (only for 12.00pm and 2.00pm trips if option selected)
  • Rafting and safety equipment
  • Wetsuit, boots, fleece jacket, spray jacket, helmet and gloves when required.
Exclusions
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • All customers will be supplied with a wetsuit that must be worn when rafting
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 49 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Anil Nalla & Soujanya Nerella wrote a review 12 Feb
9 contributions1 helpful vote
We are so glad that we did this activity. One of the best ever experiences of our lives, we enjoyed it thoroughly. They have very friendly staff, especially Drew, one of the kindest persons we have ever met. She has been so nice and kind, also Thank you so much Drew for making
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Tongariro1, Manager at Tongariro River White Water Rafting Adventure from Taupo
Responded 2 days ago
Hi Anil and Soujanya, So glad you two had a great day on the Tongariro. We are proud of how caring and fun our guides are, Drew and Rene definitely fall into those two categories! Thank you for the lovely review and all the best! -The TRR team
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Tyler christakis wrote a review 10 Feb
1 contribution
Everybody was having a blast splashing each other. And really having a genuine time. And the blessed us with chocolate fish and hot cocoa to help with the 4 degree water!!!! The water was so fresh you could drink from the raft.
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from Tongariro1, Front Office Manager at Tongariro River White Water Rafting Adventure from Taupo
Responded 3 days ago
Hi, The hot chocolates, splashing and clean water are always top highlights! We also enjoy the rapids ;) It's great to hear you enjoyed your rafting with us. All the best, The TRR Team.
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Rocky Rado wrote a review 8 Feb
2 contributions
Had a blast with the team. One of the best rafting trips I have been on. Went super hard but felt safe the whole way. Would totally recommend if u get a chance!!
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from Tongariro1, Front Office Manager at Tongariro River White Water Rafting Adventure from Taupo
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Rocky, Glad you could make it for the A14 release! I think the whole team had a blast out there, its such a unique run. Thanks again from the team at T.R.R
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gillianscott28 wrote a review 7 Feb
70 contributions34 helpful votes
As a family of four we had our own raft guided by Nick. We had a blast and this was definitely one of our top highlights of travelling NZ. The scenery was amazing, rafting fun, Nick was super personable and knowledgable. The crew overall were super friendly and very
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from Tongariro1, Front Office Manager at Tongariro River White Water Rafting Adventure from Taupo
Responded 1 week ago
Hi there, Thank you so much for your review! Nic is a fantastic guide and absolutely loves taking people down the river, and we have a lot of fun making sure everyone has a good time out on the river. We hope to see you on the river again. All the best, The TRR Team.
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Rhiannon H wrote a review Jan 2020
21 contributions5 helpful votes
A magnificent half day. The team (from the person on reception to whoever dries all the kit) are so professional. 'Take to the grave' memories of an exhilarating trip in a pristine wilderness area. Cannot praise this crew highly enough. Whoever runs this outfit runs a tight
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from Tongariro1, Front Office Manager at Tongariro River White Water Rafting Adventure from Taupo
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi, Rhiannon. We are really stoked that you had such a good time out on the river with us. We will let the person on reception know that she got a mention as well, That'll make her day. All the best, The TRR Team.
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About the operator
By: Tongariro River Rafting
B1192KLjills
Papamoa, New Zealand
334
good introduction to rafting
Our guide Mitch was professional, knowledgeable and accomplished. The team in the shop and Brandon the driver,
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Susie_Stevie
Horsham, United Kingdom
14285
A great fun experience
I was a little nervous to start with but really enjoyed everything. The briefing was clear and thorough and the
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GiuGri13
41
Great fun
Amazing experience, much fun and lots to learn about the river, plants and animals who live there! Nice to splash
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Anil Nalla & Soujanya Nerella
Wellington, New Zealand
31
Fantabulous Experience!!!!!!!
We are so glad that we did this activity. One of the best ever experiences of our lives, we enjoyed it thoroughly.
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LyndaC
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
14843
H2OHH - Fun filled day!
What a day! Sooo much fun! We started off our day with the jet boat! Easing us nicely into the water with cool
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Tyler christakis
10
Awesome experience.
Everybody was having a blast splashing each other. And really having a genuine time. And the blessed us with
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Rocky Rado
20
Rafting Access 14
Had a blast with the team. One of the best rafting trips I have been on. Went super hard but felt safe the whole
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Annie
10
Great experience
Fantastic experience, our 12 year old loved it. Very professional and fun, really well organized, would recommend.
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gillianscott28
Carlingford, Australia
7034
Top ranking river rafting
As a family of four we had our own raft guided by Nick. We had a blast and this was definitely one of our top
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gandalfhanoi
10
Awesome family fun!
This is a must-do if you are in the Turangi area. We booked online and within minutes had confirmation of our
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Key Details
  • Tongariro River, Tongariro River Rafting
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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