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Kaituna Whitewater Sledging

Take the river on at eye level, sledging through rapids and play holes! You are in charge of your own vessel- propelled by the flippers on your feet!


  • Sledge the River at Eye Level
  • Propel yourself by the flippers on your feet!
  • Beautiful untouched NZ Native Forest
  • Learn the history and cultural significance of the Okere Awa (River)

Join New Zealand’s original white water sledging specialists for an adventure that will have you propelling yourself down the Kaituna River!

Enjoy the thrill of the rapids and the beauty of the native forest around you as you navigate your own sledge using the flippers on your feet.

No experience is necessary as our fun guides will be there to show you the ropes and help with encouragement along the way. However you MUST be able to swim confidently.

Awesome fun and a unique way to experience nature!

Sledge the Kaituna!

  • Pickup/arrive at Sledging Base
  • Get into Sledging gear
  • Comprehensive Land-Based training
  • Head to River
  • Let's go Sledging!
  • Back to Base to check out the awesome pics of your Journey
  • Head Home!
Per Person $129.00

What's included

  • Whitewater Sledging Experience


  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience


  • Meet at: 1135 Te Ngae Road, Tikitere, Rotorua or call us after booking to arrange free transport from central Rotorua.


  • Minimum age: 13
  • You must be able to swim confidently (you will be swimming).

Available Bookings from March 03 to March 09

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