And dolphins make us happy. Find out more about our cookies policy here.
Experience the best whitewater rafting in New Zealand with the locals. Let us guide you through one of the most beautiful rivers that New Zealand has to offer. We will cater the trip to suit your desire, if you're looking for a gentle cruise down the Kaituna, or a full on adrenalin hit, we can cater the trip to suit you. Did we mention that the Kaituna River is also the warmest river in New Zealand. Give us the opportunity to show you one of the best rafting adventures in the World!!! You only live once so BOOK NOW! The Kaituna River has long been the source of life for the local iwi (tribe). It supplied Kai (food) and wai (water) needed for survival. However it has not always been a peaceful place, for centuries the local warriors of Ngati Hinerangi battled to keep their Taonga (treasure) that is the Kaituna. Now 200 years on with Rotorua Rafting you are the warrior, battling Papatuanuku (Earth Mother) against one of it's most powerful elements and the 7 metre waterfall. Dressed in the highest standard equipment and being guided by World medaling raft guides and World Champion Safety kayakers you are sure to be victorious in your battle. - Rafting the Kaituna river daily from October through till May. - We also provide a courtesy shuttle from central Rotorua. - Normal trip times are 9am, 12pm, and 3pm although we can go with the flow to suit your needs. - Trip time is 1 hour on the river. - No experience necessary. - Age limit: 10 years half river trip, 13 years and over full river trip (must fit safety equipment). - We provide wetsuit, booties, helmet, buoyancy aids and a good time. - Just bring your smile, screams, swimwear and towel. - Grade 5 action - Price: $85 per person If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
We have proudly been created and operated by Kaituna born-and-bred, Extreme Kayaking World Champion, Sam Sutton.It is our goal to bring the fun back to rafting, so with the perfect river located in our backyard and the best raft guides money can buy we are here to share our dream with you.Our goal is not to be the biggest raft company nor is it to make the most money, our goal is to love life, live life and have the best damn time doing it.
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.