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Kaituna Cascades

18 Okere Falls Road | Bay Of Plenty, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand
+64 800 524 8862
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Kaituna River White Water Rafting from Rotorua
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Kaituna Cascades was the 1st Company to start Rafting on the Kaituna River. We have been operating trips for over 26 years and are the closet company to the river The kaituna river is super famous for having the Worlds Highest Commercial Rafted Waterfall - 7m Tutea Falls. Awesome scenery, warm water and 3 waterfalls makes this a perfect river for anybody. Open all year round. Minimum age requirements are 13+ years old
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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18 Okere Falls Road | Bay Of Plenty, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand
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18 Okere Falls Road | Bay Of Plenty, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand
+64 800 524 8862
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I booked a this trip last minute on our way through Rotorua and we are so glad we did. So far, it has been the highlight of our trip. The natural beauty of the canyon is amazing. The rafting is super fun...More

Thank Elliott O
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was beyond what I expected. Absolutely stunning views with a just as amazing guide, Cobba (aka custard man). Had a gnarly rush of adrenaline with excitement over every rapid. Highly recommend to anyone itching for adventure on the river.

Thank Grant F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

5 of us in a raft great family bonding session!! Sort of adventure you won’t forget in a hurry ! Very relaxed approach from the instructors who def know what they’re doing when need be!!

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Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the great review. Awesome family activity !!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you to the wonderful people in the Kaituna Cascades raft that helped my friends and I cross back over the Wairoa river after we were stranded when the dam was opened.

Thank Victoria H
Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Victoria ... Sweetas !! Happy to help you guys out.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner had an amazing time! The guides were friendly and humorous while being extremely patient with inexperienced rafters. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for an adventure or to try something new. I’ll definitely we back for round 2! XOXO

Thank Shadina T
Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the awesome review, were stoked you had such a great time & want to come back again for more !! See you again soon

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent in every respect. What more do you want to know. We white water rafted 14km of the Rangataki river in high water conditions. It was actually our second choice as the Kaituna river was closed due to the recent very high rainfall. Pete looked...More

Thank Blitz S
Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Haha - That was a trip for the Memory books guys - Thanks for the great laughs for sure and some "planned" 360's ;) Love the rangitaiki and good times. Cheers for the great review and see ya back on the Kaituna Maybe next time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our favourite activity we did while we were in Rotorua. Awesome fun and really friendly guides too 😊

Thank AndyFromAustralia
Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers :) Reviews like this are why we raft and love taking awesome people down our favourite rivers !!! Much appreciated - The Cascades Crew

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly the best time with friends! The river was a 5 the day we went, I nearly didn’t go but was so very happy I did in the end! Do it with a massive group of friends you with regret it!

Thank Jagz_tallen
Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Excellent good to hear you really enjoyed !!! You only Live Once ...Thanks Jagz

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Nov 26th, we were in Tauranga for just one day, off the cruise ship Maasdam. We booked a tour that included rafting Kaituna River (which meandered all the way through Rotorua to our port which was about a 45 minute to hour van ride)....More

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

Thanks Tony !! Stoked you got to come check out the mighty Kaituna River 😃 Lots of people come to Rotorua and don't even get to see the Waterfall, let alone get experience the power & beauty from a Raft. Happy 2018

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery on the river and our guide Matt was great at explaining things and was super friendly and easygoing. Enjoyed every second of it, yet you're left wanting for more at the end. Our boat didn't flip, although half the others did - but...More

Thank nadiakahan123
KaitunaCascades, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks mate !! Yip the Kaituna rivers really perfect for almost anybody 😎

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Netboyz
10 October 2017|
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Response from Petelodge | Property representative |
Yeah we have all the gear to keep you warm on the river - you can have wetsuits too if you like! Normally in November the water is around 18 degrees :) In summer even warmer - up to 24-25 !
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Netboyz
5 August 2017|
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Response from Petelodge | Property representative |
Yep that's the whole tour including changing briefing rafting and photo slide show after. At Kaituna Cascades base - they are right at the river so no driving at all :)
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dou2ble
27 February 2016|
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Response from Sara V | Reviewed this property |
None at all. Pickup was part of the booking.
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