Rotorua’s White Water Rafting Specialists

Kaitiaki Adventures blends a unique mix of adrenalin & Maori culture to offer experiences full of kiwi adventure. Rafting, sledging, hiking on a volcano – if you’re after a unique NZ-Must Do experience, look no further!

Raft the Kaituna River with our world-class guides, snake through bush clad canyons and plunge down the 7m Tutea Falls into the white knuckle foam below, all in one morning of adrenalin-packed fun.

Or, try your hand at sledging – we challenge you to get up and personal to our the river at eye level. Propelled by flippers and a floating board, this is a unique way to get your heart rate up!

Experience the unique landscapes of Mt Tarawera on our guided crater walk. You’ll love the scree run into the heart of the volcano!

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RAFT THE KAITUNA RIVER $109 per person

Snake through steep native bush clad canyons and over 14 awesome rapids & 3 waterfalls including world-renowned 7 metre Tutea Falls, the Highest Commercially Rafted Waterfall in the World! Blended with touches of Maori culture, this trip offers it all, for both white water rafting enthusiasts and first timers. Age limit: 13 years

RAFT THE WAIROA RIVER $137.50 per person

The ultimate in rafting in New Zealand the Wairoa is a full on Grade Five river open 26 days a year. A stunning boulder and tree lined gorge combining turbulent rapids with exciting drops to produce awesome white water action. Courtesy transport provided on release dates. Age limit: 13 years

MT TARAWERA AND RAFTING COMBO $268 per person

Combine the unique crater walking experience with rafting on the Kaituna with Kaitiaki Adventures. An all day combo taking you from the volcanic crater of Mt Tarawera, to the Okere section of the Kaituna River, where you will raft the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall, take on 14 rapids with world class guides and gear. Each experience is fully guided and includes transportation to and from your accommodation. Age limit: 13 years

KAITUNA RIVER RAFT AND SLEDGE COMBO $209 per person

Combine Our Massive Kaituna Raft & Sledge options in to one action packed day! Raft over 14 awesome rapids & 3 Waterfalls including world-renowned 7 metre Tutea Falls, the Highest commercially rafted waterfall in the world! Then take the river on at Eye level for an intimate trip through the Native bush propelled by the flippers on your feet! Enjoy Grade 5 rafting and grade 3 sledging. Age limit: 13 years

SLEDGE THE KAITUNA RIVER $120 per person

There is something for everyone on this excursion. Beautiful Native Scenery, play holes and awesome rapids to negotiate your way through as you take the river on at eye level, you are in charge of your own vessel- propelled by the flippers on your feet, our guides are there to encourage and motivate you and help where necessary, awesome family fun. No experience necessary. Age limit: 13 years

MT TARAWERA CRATER WALK $164 per person

Experience the unique landscape and history of Mt Tarawera. Infamous for its eruption on June 10th, 1886, Mt Tarawera created the world’s youngest geothermal valley of Waimangu, at the same destroying the legendary Pink and White Terraces. This fully guided walking experience encompasses the unique landscape and history of the area. With unmatched scenic vistas and 360 panoramic views this experience is ideal for all ages and includes an optional run in to the heart of the volcanic crater. Age limit: 7 years

MT TARAWERA AND TE PUIA COMBO $244 per person

This unique experience combines the majesty of Mt Tarawera with the raw geothermal power and cultural experience that is Te Puia. Be transported from your accommodation up to Mt Tarawera, where guides will enthral you with the unique history of the sacred mountain, the stories of the people that lived upon its slopes, all as you taken in the breath taking views of the surrounding area. The part of your journey through to Te Puia will build on the unique relationship between Mt Tarawera and the people of Ngati Tuhourangi, who were deeply affected by the eruption of 1886, which destroyed their homes and forced there relocation to the thermal valley of Te Whakarewarewa. Age limit: 7 years

MT TARAWERA FLY AND DRIVE COMBO $545 per person

This unique experience allows visitors to travel to Mt Tarawera with Volcanic Air, taking in the scenic wonders of the area from the air, before landing on Mt Tarawera for your guided crater walk experience. This flight includes the stunning scenery of Lakes Okareka, Tarawera and Rotomahana, as well as being able to see on clear days to White Island and Mt Ruapehu. Once you have landed, you will be guided around the crater of Mt Tarawera by Kaitiaki Adventures, before being driven back to Rotorua. Age limit: 7 years

MT TARAWERA AND TE PUIA FLY AND DRIVE COMBO $620 per person

This unique experience allows visitors to travel to Mt Tarawera with Volcanic Air, taking in the scenic wonders of the area from the air, before landing on Mt Tarawera for your guided crater walk experience. This flight includes the stunning scenery of Lakes Okareka, Tarawera and Rotomahana, as well as being able to see on clear days to White Island and Mt Ruapehu. After landing, you will be guided around the crater of Mt Tarawera by Kaitiaki Adventures and then driven back to Rotorua. The part of your journey through to Te Puia will build on the unique relationship between Mt Tarawera and the people of Ngati Tuhourangi, who were deeply affected by the eruption of 1886, which destroyed their homes and forced their relocation to the thermal valley of Te Whakarewarewa. Age limit: 7 years

Details

0800 338 736

Hours

Office: 8am-8pm

Open

All year, Closed Christmas Day

Location

1135 Te Ngae Rd, Tikitere 3074, NZ

Distance to town

10km

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