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White-Water Sledging Adventure

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    What to Expect

    Arrive at our Sledging Base
    Discuss Sledging Activity
    Get into Gear provided
    Drive to River
    Enjoy your Adventure!
    Drive back to Sledge Base
    Get Changed
    Check out your awesome Photos!

    Stop At:

    • Kaitiaki Adventures, Rotorua 3010 New Zealand
    • Lake Rotorua, Rotorua New Zealand
    • Lake Rotoiti, Rotorua New Zealand
    • Okere Falls, Okere Falls, Rotorua District, Bay of Plenty Region, North Island
    • Okere Falls Track, Okere Falls New Zealand
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1135 Te Ngae Rd, Tikitere 3074, New Zealand

    Traveler pickup is offered
    If you are unsure - please don't hesitate to call us!!
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
    • Professional photographer guide
    • River clothing and equipment
    • 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
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience 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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    Popular mentions
    My boyfriend and I had done white-water rafting before, so were looking for something different this time. Boy was this different! Using a body board/snow sledge-hybrid you go down the river and its rapids, while trying your best not to get flipped over or swallow half the
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    Popped in for my final activity in NZ. Had previously done the rafting trip with Katiaki. Friendly reception and great banter on reception. Crusoe (?spelling) and Kyle were my guides on the river. Despite my best efforts to the contrary (lol) Crusoe was always calm and got me
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    Response from kaitiakirafting, Front Office Manager at White-Water Sledging Adventure
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    Kia ora Thank you for your review, we are glad you had a great finish to your holiday, we hope you had a good one:) Justin is a 1 of a kind definitely Nga mihi nui
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    What an awesome experience, made even better by the exceptional crew. A riveting experience actually riding the rapids. Shout out to guides Caruzo, Nui and Rocky for always having our back, and making it easy. Loved it!
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    Caruzo and Rocky are both awesome guides! Both are very helpful and have a great sense of humour! Had a lot of fun sledging with them. I would recommend doing this activity. Sledging is a blast!
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    I've always been put off whitewater rafting by the prospect of falling in due the incompetence of others. Going it alone on a sledge down the Kaituna river provided just the right amount of danger/ difficulty to make it feel like a good challenge without risking life/ limb. And
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    Response from kaitiakirafting, Manager at White-Water Sledging Adventure
    Responded 30 Jun 2019
    Tena koe Mike! Not many brave the winter waters to sledge in June but you smashed it! Hope the rest of your NZ trip was epic and maybe we'll see you again one day. Kia ora
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    About the operator
    By: Kaitiaki Adventures
    677 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Folkestone, United Kingdom
    A must do in Rotorua!
    Had a great time up Mt Tarawera. Views are stunning and the tour guides Steve and Rocky knew everything you need
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    Peter L
    Great Fun riding the Falls
    The Kaituna White-Water Rafting was quite an experience. Due to the safety precautions (equipment like helmets,
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    Breda, The Netherlands
    The best and wildest thing you will ever do
    I did Kaitiaki rafting yesterday and it was an experience I will never forget. The rain made the whole thing even
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    Dad P
    Winston Salem, North Carolina
    Extreemly Good Hike
    If you are in decent physical shape you shouldn't miss this adventure. Climbing up, around and down into a
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    Rotorua, New Zealand
    Must do in Rotorua
    Fantastic trip with fabulous guides. Ben and Steve were amazing, very knowledgeable, respectful of the local
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    Coffs Harbour, Australia
    Best experience!!
    I had such an amazing experience with Jake and Bob, they were very friendly instructors. Thanks guys xoxo
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    The best rafting experience!
    I had so many second thoughts before the rafting, but my guides Jake and Bob were absolutely amazing, they gave
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    Andrew B
    Westbury, United Kingdom
    From start to finish this was a fantastic experience. Easy to book and correspond with. Very helpful and friendly
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    David R
    Perth, Australia
    Great views and volcano experience
    This was a really interesting and fun activity. We wanted to see firsthand the volcanoes and get some
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    Best day ever!!
    I am the biggest chicken out there, my friends decided we should go rafting as a group. I was VERY scared and
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    Bridget H
    Harry was so great! Amazing tour guide and very friendly. Isaac, Hemi, Rocky, and Boppa also made my night, I love
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    Rotorua, New Zealand
    The best rafting experience
    Great crew of staff, Isaac at the base and our raft guide Jackie especially were O for Oarsome lol. The river
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    Ibtissam S
    Had a great time, great tour guides on the afternoon trip on the 6/11/19. had the best time going down the scoria
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    Sledging and Rafting
    Had the best day best experiences I've had in a while thanks to the awesome tour guides Ethan Nui Rocky and best
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    Simon P
    New Zealand
    Absolute cracker
    What a cracker of a morning had up experiencing Mt tarawera lead by the fearless pioneers Jake and Ben! Just a
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