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Kaituna River - Grade 5 Whitewater Rafting

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Go on a whitewater rafting adventure near Rotorua and experience the highest rafted waterfall in the world!


  • Brave the exciting waves of the Kaituna River near Rotorua on this whitewater rafting experience.

  • Raft your way past three thundering waterfalls in the area, adding to the overall excitement factor.

  • Experience Tutea Falls, the highest waterfall in the world at 7 meters!

  • Enjoy the Kaituna River, one of the warmest and most scenic rivers in New Zealand.


  • Free transfers from Central Rotorua

  • Safety equipment and rafting gear


  • Food and drinks

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Are you looking for an adrenaline rush in the scenic nature of New Zealand? This adventure gives you the exciting opportunity to whitewater raft in the Kaituna River, one of the warmest rivers in New Zealand! With an all-Kiwi crew, raft the river and experience three terrific waterfalls - Tutea Falls, Okere Falls and Kaituna Falls. Tutea Falls is the highest rafted waterfall in the world with a height of 7 meters!

The safety equipment and rafting support will ensure everyone, from a beginner to a pro, will enjoy this thrilling sport. Enjoy the ancient native forest while rafting on the whitewater and experience an adventure of a lifetime!

COVID Safety Information

  • All areas that customers frequently touch are sanitized.

  • Contactless payments and online bookings are required.

  • Guests may/may not be subject to temperature checks beforehand.

  • All guests are recommended to bring along face masks for safety.

  • It is recommended to maintain social distancing with other guests (2 meters apart).

  • Regularly sanitize your hands. Sanitizers are available upon request.


  • Summer: 9 PM, 10.30 AM, 12 PM, 1.30 PM and 3 PM.

  • Winter: (1 May - 30th Sept) 10 AM, 12 PM and 2 PM.

Important Information

  • Guests are provided with wetsuits, booties, helmets and buoyancy aids.

  • Guests are required to bring swimsuits and towels.

  • The maximum weight permitted per guest is 140 kg.

  • The rafting experience is not available to those who are pregnant or have certain medical conditions.

  • It is not necessary to have swimming experience.

  • Children aged 10 and under are not allowed for the half river trip.

  • Children aged 13 and under are not allowed for the full river trip.

Discounted Tickets

  • Children aged 10-12 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).

My Tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display your mobile voucher along with a valid photo ID to your guide.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification.

  • Kindly ensure that you arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Pickup Locations

This ticket offers complimentary transfers from and back to the following pickup locations:

Meeting Point

  • If you wish to reach the location on your own, head to the Rotorua Rafting Base.

  • Address: Rotorua Rafting Base, 761 State Highway 33, Okere Falls, New Zealand

  • To locate the meeting point on Google Maps, simply search for - Rotorua Rafting Base.

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