Daily except 25 December
Pick up from your central Rotorua accommodation.
3 hours round trip. Trip Time: 9am, 12.30pm or 2:30pm. Returns to Rotorua: 12pm , 3.30pm or 5:30pmEnds: Rotorua
- 3 hour round trip experiencing 14 rapids and 3 waterfalls
- All equipment provided
- Courtesy transport is provided in Rotorua area
- Comprehensive training allows clients to participate without prior experience
- Experience rafting on the world's highest rafted waterfall
- Get up close and personal with New Zealand's awesome natural landscape
You will be picked up from your accommodation in central Rotorua and taken to to the Kaitiaki Adventure Base to meet the team. First step is to sign in and have a briefing with the tour leaders so you know what to expect from the adventure. We let you know exactly whats in store for you out on the river. You will have a training on how to paddle, so you can be a total beginner and still have a safe experience.
Then its time to put on your wet suit, helmet an get ready for the action and adventure of White Water Rafting.
Pass through steep, bush clad canyons, over 14 awesome drops- including the 7m Tutea falls. Blended with a touch of culture, this trip offers it all, for both rafting enthusiasts and first timers. With the best gear and guides coupled with our amazing river choices .......it's a must, a unique mix of history, culture and adrenalin overload.
As you walk down to the Kaituna River bed you will say respect to Wairua(spirit) by a Karakia(prayer) allowing respect to be shown to the people of the river, those who live now and those of years gone by.
Then its time to start rafting!
White Water Rafting on the Kaituna River is the total package action, adventure, culture, adrenaline and fun! The trip is not only action packed but touches on local history and Maori culture of the area. The theme is 'Peace' - encourage New Zealand as a peaceful destination.
The role of Kaitiaki adventures is guardian, custodian and caretaker of the river. They take the role seriously not only as guardian of the river but to encourage an environmental consciousness. You will find an environmentally friendly toilet, shower system and water collection from the roof.
Pass through steep, bush clad canyons, over 14 awesome drops- including the 7m Tutea falls. Blended with a touch of culture, this trip offers it all, for both rafting enthusiasts and first timers. This New Zealand White Water Rafting experience is one of the most adventure-packed Grade 5 Rivers in the world, as well as the world's highest commercially rafted waterfall!
We then return to base to shower and change before checking out all the photos. You will then be returned by bus to your accommodation.