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Kaitiaki Adventures

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Address: State Highway 30, Tikitere 3010, New Zealand
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Raft or Sledge the Kaituna River with Kaitiaki Adventures world class...

Raft or Sledge the Kaituna River with Kaitiaki Adventures world class guides. Experience the unique blend of Maori culture and an adrenaline overload as you journey through steep bush clad canyons and over 14 awesome drops – including the 7m Tutea Falls.No previous experience is required as Kaitiaki Adventures will give you all the training and safety equipment of the highest standard to make your journey a safe yet unforgettable time.“Experience the Kaitiaki Difference”

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USD 107.28*
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Mt Tarawera Volcanic Guided Hike Experience
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Kaituna White-Water Rafting Adventure

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Fantastic afternoon

Friendly amd knowledgable guides made the experience with their enthusiasm and wit. Great fun going over the 7m waterfall, challenging yet fun and safe. Would definitely do again.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly amd knowledgable guides made the experience with their enthusiasm and wit. Great fun going over the 7m waterfall, challenging yet fun and safe. Would definitely do again.

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Falkirk District, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had always wanted to do white water sledging after trying rafting in Canada so went for it whilst my husband went to the Spa as he is not a strong swimmer. The organisation was excellent, the bus picked up in Rotorua and took us out to their base. There I discovered most people were going rafting ( the young... More 

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yea mate i done the rafting and Mt Tarawera tour! Rafting was 3 hours in total went down the 7meter waterfall grade 5 river guide was fantastic i had Dan! Told us the history about the river and rotorua! Then the Mt Tarawera tour was a 4 hour tour with the best views in rotorua! they 4wd use to the... More 

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Thank m08rey
United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an amazing time rafting with these guys! The instructors were so good and it was clear how experienced they are! Nice touch at the start to have some history about the river and the waterfalls. The rafting itself was such a thrill! I was in a raft which didn't make it down the 7m waterfall with all of us... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rafting was fun, the guides were good, but seemed sometimes narcissistic and to cool. It was awesome to go down the waterfalls. The price of 99 NZ $ seemed ok for a 3 hour trip as announced, but we came there at 2:15 p.m. and had to wait for the rest of the group. The tour started at 3 p.m.... More 

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour guide was so funny and informative throughout our adventure. Beautiful scenery - overall super time.

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Thank Leslie K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I honestly can't thank Kaitiaki Adventures enough. We stumbled across them in a complete state of dismay after being completely screwed over by another local rafting company (feel free to find my recent review by exploring my profile) I don't know if it was my bleary teared up eyes that did it or whether the woman was just plain nice... More 

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Verona, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon a recommendation of our travel agent, my wife and I did the Mt. Tarawera Crater walk. Were we glad we did. Our guides (Megan, especially), did a fantastic job educating us about Tarawera and it's meaning to the Maori. The hike was spectacular - especially the decent down the scree!!

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Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'd done this before but it was many years ago and my fiancé hadn't done it so we took the plunge. She was a bit scared but it wasn't as bad as she thought so don't be put off if you haven't rafted before. Actual time in the water was circa 45mins and the 5m waterfall was the highlight (was... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Totally enjoyed this rafting trip , very picturesque river with some great water falls to tackle, the guides are very experienced & safety is their first priority, the biggest water fall is 7 m if you go to Rotorua you must try it

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