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Tongariro River Rafting

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Tongariro River Rafting is the most experienced outdoor adventure company on the Tongariro River. We create journeys, share stories and bring people closer to nature through biking, fishing and rafting. We celebrate 25 years as a family owned and...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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95 Atirau Road | The Rafting Centre, Turangi 3353, New Zealand
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+64 7-386 6409
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a great time rafting with Jimmy and Nick. Some beautiful scenery and the rapids weren’t too scary. Lots of fun. Even the cliff jump! Recommend!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JG2222
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I booked this the night before we went and are both so glad we did - it was an awesome time!! The rafting was so much fun and the guides were fantastic company (great sense of humor) in addition to their role...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank A1n2g3
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was an incredible trip down the river. Our guide was very friendly and did a fantastic job guiding us down some hairy rapids. Best part was stopping for a cuppa on the river and enjoying the scenery. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank codeman_nz
Garth O, Owner at Tongariro River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We are so happy that you had an incredible trip down the river! We hope to see you again sometime soon! All the best, The team at TRR

Reviewed 4 days ago

Really enjoyed this. In early Jan we had some good grade 3 rapids and really enjoyed the day. Our guide (sorry- don't remember his name) was excellent and guided us down the river well. They fed us some simple snacks and a hot dog at...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank davidaS5366GT
Garth O, Owner at Tongariro River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the great review! Good to hear that you had such an enjoyable time on the river and felt so safe! Hope to see you some time in the future. All the best, The team at TRR

Reviewed 5 days ago

A great stretch of river with some Level 3 rapids well led by experienced guides. You will see a great area of NZ in the wild - only possible on the raft.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hugh B
Garth O, Owner at Tongariro River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your review! The Tongariro is a beautiful river we are so happy you enjoyed it and we hope to see you again soon! All the best, The team at TRR

Reviewed 6 days ago

For our family of three this was an absolutely amazing experience! Our guide, Jay, was informative and interesting even if his jokes were a little soggy!! Lol. I was really nervous beforehand as I’m not naturally an outdoorsman (woman) but after about five minutes I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AnnieQJaffaJ
Garth O, Owner at Tongariro River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Great to hear that you had an amazing experience, and were able to overcome your nervousness! Hopefully we will see you again! All the best, The team at TRR

Reviewed 6 days ago

My girlfriend and I knew we had to make the most of our trip to New Zealand, and we heard by word of mouth that TRR was the place to go for rafting (we'd never been before). We had a fantastic time flying down the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TerpAbroad
Garth O, Owner at Tongariro River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your awesome review! It's great to hear that you had a fantastic time out on the river with Rene and Nick! We hope to see you guys again soon! All the best, The team at TRR

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had a superb trip with Rene and Zane down the exciting Tongariro River. From the time we arrived to when we left the level of organisation, expertise, safety and professionalism was top notch. The grade three river was just the right...More

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Garth O, Owner at Tongariro River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your great review! We are thrilled to hear that you had such a great experience with Rene and Zane! We hope to see you guys back here sometime in the future! All the best, The team at TRR

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an incredible trip through the 52 (grade 3) rapids with our friendly and enthusiastic guide, Mitch, who navigated us brilliantly through some challenging rapids. The breathtaking scenery made this trip a truly memorable experience. Thanks to all the excellent guides for their professionalism, humour...More

Thank 508barryk
Garth O, Owner at Tongariro River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hey Barry, Jo, Megan & Justin, Thank you for the great review! Good to hear that you had such a great time on the water with Mitch! Hope to see you some time in the future. All the best, The team at TRR

Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved every moment of our rafting trip. Guides were lots of fun and very professional. Would highly recommend this company and this adventure.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andrea M
Garth O, Owner at Tongariro River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

!Hi Andrea, So glad you had a great time, we hope to see you again soon! All the best, The Team at TRR

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Oakland_Gal
4 February 2017|
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Response from Tongariro1 | Property representative |
Hello! The water in March is great! Come on down! Because the section of river we run is below the NZ power scheme, the flow of the river is controlled and we have the same flow at the same temperature everyday. The... More
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4acadia
12 July 2016|
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Response from Garth O | Property representative |
Hi, the river is grade 3 3+ in places. There are 60 ish rapid s over 13 kms with half of them being good solid grade 3. There are no real drops as such but there are some good steep technical Rapids that we need to move the... More
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HazelBrowne
12 July 2016|
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Response from Garth O | Property representative |
Hi Hazel, The only reason that we would not be rafting is if the river was unsafe and that normally only happens 4 or 5 days of the year. (We can't though control the weather). You can book closer to the time if you wish... More
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