Kaituna River Rafting


Join us on the famous Kaituna River for a 50 minute action packed ride down 14 epic rapids including the worlds highest rafted waterfall Cheers for supporting local tourism

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White Water Rafting Rotorua

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!
Experience the thrills and spills of the mighty Kaituna River as we take on the world famous 7 meter Tutea Falls, the highest commercially rafted waterfall.
Together with your expert guide, your team will enjoy a 50 minute action packed ride down 14 epic rapids in a tight and twisting warm water jungle canyon.
This is a white water enthusiasts dream and is a must do for adrenaline junkies and 1st time rafters alike!No prior experience is necessary as you will be given full and comprehensive training.
All you need is a reasonable level of fitness, a sense of fun and adventure, swimwear and a towel.

Come Join us and our awesome crew!

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Check in Time

Daily at 9am, 11:45am and 2.30pm. (We also offer a 4:30pm tour in the summer months - self drive only!)


A 50 minute action packed ride down 14 epic rapids and the worlds highest rafted waterfall. Allow 2 hours in total.


All year! - Warm water in the summer and cooler in the winter (more gear provided).


18 Okere Falls Road, Okere Falls 3074, Rotorua, New Zealand. Our base is located on the banks of the Kaituna River and there are no long bus rides or waiting around in wet suits! Arrive early and take a stroll down the beautiful Okere Falls Scenic Reserve walking track. With multiple viewing platforms of the river, and its many waterfalls, it’s the perfect pre-rafting activity!


Grade 5 rafting trip 13+ years - Grade 3 option available for 10 - 12 year olds at $55pp please email or call to arrange this. NOT SUITABLE FOR PREGNANT WOMEN. Recommended maximum weight is 120kgs - must be fit and healthy.

We Provide

The best guides on the river, custom built rafts, wet suits, helmets, life jackets, paddles, warm fleece tops, wet suit booties and splash jackets.

Price Includes

Includes shuttle to and from Rotorua Bookings essential.

What to bring

Swimwear, Shorts, Towel & a sense of adventure! We are GoPro friendly. Feel free to bring yours along. Please bring a chest harness.

Minimum Numbers

No Minimum

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