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Kaituna River Rafting Adventure

By River Rats Rafting & Adventures
Price was undefined, price is now AU$120


Free cancellation available
2h 30m
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected
Sanitiser provided


  • Adrenaline-pumping rafting ride over thrilling rapids

  • Spectacular 7-metre (23-foot) drop off Tutea Falls

  • Half day full of excitement & adventure at Kaituna River

  • Scenic landscapes & steep gorges

  • Opportunity to purchase photographs of your adventure

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Rafting experience on Kaituna (Okere) River

  • What's included

    Life jacket, wetsuit and helmet rental

  • What's included

    Pick-up and drop-off at your Rotorua hotel

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded


Know Before You Book

  • You must be aged 13 or older to participate in the entire trip.

  • Participants aged 16 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

  • If you have back, neck, lower back, joint or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether or not to participate.

  • If you are pregnant you should not take part.

  • You must weigh between 6 stone 4 pounds and 19 stone 9 pounds (40-125 kg).

What you can expect

Enjoy the thrills of white-water rafting with an exhilarating ride along the Kaituna River, including rafting the spectacular Tutea Falls – the highest commercially-rafted waterfall in the world.

Be picked up from your hotel, sit back and relax as you travel to the Kaituna River in the Bay of Plenty region. Upon your arrival, a team of professionals greets you and gives a brief training session teaching paddle techniques and providing safety information.

Next, put on your rafting equipment and prepare yourself for a pulse-pounding white-water adventure on the Grade 5 rapids of Kaituna River. Enjoy 50 minutes of thrilling rides through foamy water and over a total of 3 spectacular waterfalls among the Kaituna River's 14 rapids.

Practice rafting over two smaller waterfalls before attacking the spectacular 7-metre (23-foot) drop of Tutea Falls, the highest commercially-rafted waterfall in the world.

When the rafting trip ends, you can view and purchase professional photographs of your experience before returning to Rotorua.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption

Safety measures

  • Hand sanitiser provided
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Activity Location

  • Kaituna River
  • Te Puke

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Rotorua City Center (Hotel Pickup)
    • Rotorua
    • Kaituna River Base
    • Rotorua Airport, Hangar 14s 837 Te Ngae Rd
    • Rotorua 3074

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