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Epic Grade 5 White Water Rafting from Rotorua

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  • Guides provide safe and fun rafting experience
  • Includes use of all necessary gear
  • Choose from several departure times to suit your schedule
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Epic Grade 5 White Water Rafting from Rotorua
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The Kaituna River 9am TripMost Popular
Ever wanted to Raft a 7m waterfall? Join the original Kaituna Rafting Company for an unbeatable grade 5 white-water experience on one of New Zealand's most exciting and beautiful rivers!
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The Kaituna River 11:45am Trip
Ever wanted to Raft a 7m waterfall? Join the original Kaituna Rafting Company for an unbeatable grade 5 white-water experience on one of New Zealand's most exciting and beautiful rivers!
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The Kaituna River 2:30pm Trip
Ever wanted to Raft a 7m waterfall? Join the original Kaituna Rafting Company for an unbeatable grade 5 white-water experience on one of New Zealand's most exciting and beautiful rivers!
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Overview
Go white water rafting on the Kaituna River for a thrilling outing from Rotorua. Your guide leads you on an action-packed 1-hour ride down 14 rapids at Tutea Falls, the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall at 23 feet (7 meters). This warm water rafting trip takes place in a gorgeous jungle canyon and is suitable for active people, no prior rafting experience required.
What to Expect
Our sweet Rafting Base in Okere Falls is in an awesome sunny location, surrounded by a scenic reserve and backs onto the shores of the Kaituna. We are the closest and most accessible company to the river.

We are located at 18 Okere Falls Road, Rotorua, New Zealand. It's a short 15 min drive from Rotorua Township, & just 10 mins from Rotorua Airport. 

Okere Falls has a beautiful short walk through the scenic reserve which you can view many rapids of The Kaituna River, there is even an amazing cafe around the corner. This makes for a great half day trip out to this stunning region of Rotorua.
Reviews (115)
1 - 5 of 115 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
Surprise Staff trip

Incredible day - took our staff on a surprise end of year outing with Pete and the Kaituna Cascades crew rafting on the Kaituna. What a day - stunningly beautiful river, warm water, massive rush of adrenalin and Pete - THE BEST GUIDE EVER!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kiwi_cathj
KaitunaCascades, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Cheers for the awesome review ! It was super fun to hang out with ya and meet the team :) Best river and best crew ever - say cheers to the team again for us and see you again soon :) !!! Cheers - Pete...More

Reviewed 2 days ago
Awesome experience and very unique river!

My fiance and I were passing by and stopped in for an impromptu whitewater rapids experience, definitely glad we did the trip - incredible! Our guide cobber made everyone feel very safe and created a super fun environment! Quack Quack!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mark L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Sweetas!!

One word, awesome! The waterfalls are epic and lots of fun in between plus the guys are very helpful and fun, gave us a ride back to Rotorua even though we'd booked from much nearer to their base 👍🇦🇺

Thank Daryl_Janet
KaitunaCascades, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

No worries Daryl, it was fun to hang out with ya for the morning and Blue loved rafting with you. Cheers from the Cascades Crew

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cool first experience

Bit late to the party, but just wanted to say this was an awesome experience. Not sure if I'll do that waterfall again, but being my first experience white water rafting it's definitely made me want to give it another shot! Loved the rapids and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cashan B
KaitunaCascades, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers Cashan.We always try to give the best trips possible and feed of the energy from other. Really glad you good time & keen to try rafting another time & place !! Thanks from the Cascades crew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic experience!

It was absolutely amazing! Never rafted before, which might have been a good idea, because now nothing will be as thrilling as this experience! I can totally recommend it to anyone who is not afraid of water and ready to get an adrenalin kick😎

Thank ludvigv2017
KaitunaCascades, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cheers Ludvig, Had an awesome time with you in the wicked Wairoa river yesterday! Good times and even some bonus time stuck in the little waterfall haha :) Enjoy your travels man! Pete and the Cascades team

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Response from Ashraf F | Reviewed this property |
Preparation takes about half an hour, it takes another 15-20 mins to get to the river, the rafting experience takes about 25-30 mins and coming back to the arrival spot takes another 15 mins. So I would say if you came at 9... More
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