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Kaituna Cascades - The Original Grade 5 Kaituna White Water Rafting Company

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Join the Original Kaituna Rafting Company for an unbeatable Grade 5 white-water experience on one of New Zealand's most exciting and beautiful rivers!

Join the Original Kaituna Rafting Company for an unbeatable Grade 5 white-water experience on one of New Zealand's most exciting and beautiful rivers!

Highlights

  • Tackle the Mighty Kaituna River and attempt the world famous 7 metre Tutea Falls!
  • Enjoy a 50 minute action packed ride down 14 epic rapids.
  • Stunning scenery through a tight and twisting warm water jungle canyon.
  • Experienced and safety assured guide.

Experience the thrills and spills of the Mighty Kaituna River as we take on the world famous 7 meter Tutea Falls, the highest commercially rafted waterfall.

Together with your expert guide, your team will enjoy a 50 minute action packed ride down 14 epic rapids in a tight and twisting warm water jungle canyon.

This is a white water enthusiasts dream and is a must do for adrenaline junkies and 1st timers rafters alike!

No prior experience is necessary as you will be given full and comprehensive training but basic swimming skills is recommended

All you need is a reasonable level of fitness, a sense of fun and adventure, swimwear and a towel.

Per Person $125.00 (13 years +)
Group Deal PP $115.00 (Group Deal Per Person with 6 or more aged 13+)

What's included

  • The best guides on the river, custom built rafts, helmets, lifejackets, paddles, wetsuits, fleece tops, wetsuit booties and splash jackets.

Duration

  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • 18 Okere Falls Road, Okere Falls, Rotorua.
  • Our base is located at the Kaituna River so there are no long bus rides or waiting around in wet suits! We start & finish in the same location

Restrictions

  • Minimum age: 13
  • Please Note: All you need to participate is a reasonable level of fitness.

    Maximum weight limit is 120kgs

    • Must be comfortable in the water
    • Must befit and healthy
    • Not suitable for people with heart problems
    • Not suitable for pregnant women



Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • IMPORTANT: This exciting rafting activity is rated Grade 5 so it is strictly limited to anyone up to 120 kgs. If you are over the weight limit you will not be able to participate. This activity is not suitable for those who are older and not agile, neither is it suitable for those not comfortable in the water.


    Daily Departure Times: 9:00am, 11:45am, 2:30pm and 4:30pm (summer only).

    Please Note: You must arrive at the Kaituna Cascades Rafting base 15 minutes before your booking time.

    Your safety is our No.1 priority at Kaituna Cascades. If for any reason we feel safety is compromised we reserve the right to cancel any trip or person.

    Any river trip carries a degree of risk - participants must be aware that while safety is paramount Kaituna Cascades cannot 100% guarantee your safety.

    Cancellations within 24 hours and "no shows" are non-refundable. A 20% cancellation/administration fee applies to any booking cancelled prior.

Available Bookings from 26 Jul to 8 Aug 2024

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Truc Vu from New Zealand wrote on 25 October 2022

Excellent

I ang my friend had really good time with this service. Super fun and worth money. Super thanks to Blue - our instructor that day, who made the trip more fun and amazing.

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From Kaituna Cascades - The Original Grade 5 Kaituna White Water Rafting Company

Thanks heaps for rafting with us & writing a nice review. Love the group photo. Come back again anytime Truc .. Cheers Blue

willowh from New Zealand wrote on 18 April 2022

FLIP THE BOAT!!!

Our group loved iit!! Highly HIGHLY recommend our guide Cole was awesome definitely gave us an full on experience to remember!!! Definitely be back with the rest of the whanau thank yous Cascades

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From Kaituna Cascades - The Original Grade 5 Kaituna White Water Rafting Company

Legend mate!! Cole's the river master for sure. Cheers for the review!

Helena from Czech Republic wrote on 15 June 2021

Great team, great experience.

Enjoy every minute, experience guides, good fun.

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From Kaituna Cascades - The Original Grade 5 Kaituna White Water Rafting Company

Legend !! Thanks for rafting with us Helena :)

laressah from New Zealand wrote on 15 March 2020

Great experience!

Had a lot of fun, the raft guide was great!

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From Kaituna Cascades - The Original Grade 5 Kaituna White Water Rafting Company

Thanks Laressa

gavinw7 from New Zealand wrote on 12 July 2024

Epic

Brilliant, exhilarating experience from start to finish. The whole crew seemed awesome. We were lucky enough to have Ethan as our guide, he was fantastic and added to what was already an unbelievable time. Thanks guys, special thanks Ethan, for an experience the boys will never forget.

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Thanks for the review! You are all welcome back anytime

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