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Kaituna White-Water Rafting Adventure

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    What to Expect
    After pickup from any hotel in central Rotorua at your selected departure time, set off for a wild ride on the Kaituna River. Hop into your transport vehicle to the picturesque rafting base in the Kahikitea Forest, where river guides provide a full safety briefing. Once you've slipped into special clothing to keep you warm, grab your paddle, helmet, and life vest for the exciting journey ahead.

    You'll paddle over more than a dozen rapids, including the impressive Tutea Falls, a cascade that boasts a 22-foot drop with adrenaline overload. Pass through a steep canyon lined by subtropical native forest while you learn to navigate the thrilling white water.

    When you're safely back on shore, you're delivered back to the base where you can 'chill out' for a bit and view souvenir photos snapped by a professional photographer (available to purchase). Change into dry clothes and relax while transferred to your starting point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1135 Te Ngae Rd, Tikitere 3074, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick ups offered for all central Rotorua Accommodations, including the i-SITE and Information centre
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Professional river guide
    • Professional photographer guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The Kaituna White-Water Rafting was quite an experience. Due to the safety precautions (equipment like helmets, life jackets, and decent boats as well as very skilled and patient instructors) I felt very comfortable and safe all the time, which is important for me, as I took my
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    I did Kaitiaki rafting yesterday and it was an experience I will never forget. The rain made the whole thing even more magical. It was so much fun and you feel completely safe because of the whole team
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    I had such an amazing experience with Jake and Bob, they were very friendly instructors. Thanks guys xoxo
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    From start to finish this was a fantastic experience. Easy to book and correspond with. Very helpful and friendly staff at the meeting point. Had a quick chat about what we’d be wearing, then off to get suited up! A short bus ride included a safety talk. Then after a very
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    I am the biggest chicken out there, my friends decided we should go rafting as a group. I was VERY scared and didn't really want to do it. But I thought , NO I need to do this and try something new. So I decided to push myself out of my comfort zone and tried not let the
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    Key Details
    • Kaitiaki Adventures
    • Duration: 3h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Japanese
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