Activities

Kaituna Rafting

With the World's Highest Commercially Rafted Waterfall, 7 metres (21feet), the Kaituna is a white water enthusiast's dream come true. Flowing through an extremely steep and narrow canyon, in 50 minutes you will paddle 14 awesome drops, including two waterfalls and some other great rapids in a stunning jungle setting !!

Daily trips - Check in time: 9am, 11:45am & 2.30pm (4:30pm meet at river only).
Cost: NZ$95.00 Use Promo code CASCADES on first page of booking for $10 off - That's only $85pp!!

We Provide

All on river equipment including wetsuits, booties, fleeces, splash jackets, PFD's and helmets
If you have your own water shoes or wet suits, you are more than welcome to bring these along!

Please Bring

Swim wear, towel and any medication needed for the duration of the tour.

Restrictions

13 years of age and above only! (10 - 12 years, $50 from below the waterfall)

Duration

50 mins on water

Season

All year round !!

Wairoa Rafting

Some of New Zealand's finest whitewater rapids like the 'Rollercoaster' 'Mothers Nightmare' and the 'Waterfall' provide big drops as the river cascades through a boulder-strewn rock canyon. This exciting class 5 tour is an 1 hour 45 mins on the water, and a 5 hour round trip from Rotorua.

Cost: NZ$140.00 Per Person (Includes lunch)

Due to irregular dam releases, the Wairoa is available only on these days:

SEPT 29 OCT 13 | 27 NOV 10 | 24 DEC 8 | 15 | 22 | 29 JAN 5 | 12 | 19 | 26 FEB 2 | 9 | 16 | 23 MAR 2 | 8 | 15 | 22 | 29 APR 5 | 19 MAY 3

We Provide

All on river gear - Wetsuits, booties, fleeces, jackets, PFD's, helmets, paddles and rafts!
If you have your own water shoes or wet suits you are more than welcome to bring these

Please Bring

Swim wear a Towel and any medication needed for the duration of the tour

Restrictions

MUST be 13 years or older!

Kaituna/Wairoa Combo

Combine and double up on an action packed day and do two rafting trips. (Subject to availability, may be run over two days)

Kaituna River / Wairoa River Rafting
NZZ$199.00

We Provide

All on river gear - Wetsuits, booties, fleeces, jackets, PFD's, helmets, paddles and rafts!
If you have your own water shoes or wet suits you are more than welcome to bring these

Please Bring

Swim wear a Towel and any medication needed for the duration of the tour!

Restrictions

13 years or older

Rangitaiki Rafting

A great wilderness experience. Exciting long, bouncy whitewater larger rapids like Geoff's Joy, Pop Up, and Tautika near the start of the paddle. A quiet stretch in the middle, ideal for swimming/floating followed by fun rapids through to the finish.
This is 5 hour round tour back to Rotorua with around 1 hour and 45 mins on the water !!

Departs: 9am (Other times by arrangement)
Cost: NZ$160.00 Per Person (includes lunch)

We Provide

All on river equipment - Wetsuits, booties, fleeces, jackets, PFD's and helmets.
If you have your own water shoes or wet suits you are more than welcome to bring these

Please Bring

Swim wear a Towel and any medication needed for the duration of the tour

Restrictions

13 years and above only (10 - 12 years old have to "walk" the first major rapid!)

Hot Pool & Kaituna Combo

Raft down the world's highest rafted waterfall before sinking into the naturally heated geothermal waters of Hell's Gate sulfur spa!

Daily Rafting trips - Check in time: 9am, 11:45am & 2.30pm (4:30pm - meet at river & summer only).
Cost: NZ$110. Use promo code HELLSGATE and get $15 off - That's only $95!

We Provide

The best guides on the river, custom built rafts, wet suits, helmets, life jackets, paddles, fleece tops, wet suit booties and splash jackets.

Please Bring

Swimwear, Shorts, Towel & a sense of adventure for the rafting. At Hell's Gate you will need your swim wear and a towel. We recommend bringing an old pair of swimwear for the hot pool as the sulfur smell can be difficult to rinse out. Alternatively you can hire swimwear at Hell's Gate for $5 per item.

Restrictions

Participants must be 13 years or older to complete this tour.

Duration

Allow 2 hours for the rafting (50 mins on water) & 1 hour for the hot pool.

Season

All year!