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Rafting New Zealand

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Kia Ora and Welcome to Rafting New Zealand. A family run business established in 1991. We raft the best rivers, providing family fun rafting for ages 3 years and up all the way through to extreme whitewater action. With professional, fun, Kiwi...more
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41 Ngawaka Place | Southern Lake Taupo, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did the Grade 3 white water rafting. I wasn't sure if our 12 yr old would freak, but she loved it. Nothing too extreme, but enough to get excited about. Great scenery. The operation is very professional and safety conscious. Will do again.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had an awesome time rafting the first time with our boys - 8 and 12. Had lots of fun and learned a lot around nature and the river. Our guides were fantastic and great with kids. A total must do if you are around....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great day with a fantastic group of people. Jesse was a great guide to hang out with on the rafting tour. Great professional set up. Big thumbs up from us!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jack l
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow, what a day. White water rafting was something I would absolutely not do. totally out of my comfort zone. Some one talked me into it and there I was. In a raft. But before I realized it I had already left the raft an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank topcat6
LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora, Thanks for leaving a detailed description of your trip - welldone on overcoming your fear of rafting - awesome to hear you had an amazing experience with us. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a magnificant experience guided by Alie. She did a great Job. It was spectacular. We loved it. Geurt

Date of experience: January 2019
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LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora Geurt, Thanks for choosing to raft with us and for leaving a great review - super cool to hear Alie did a superb job as your guide. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 4 days ago

Such a fun, exciting morning. Great staff and the scenery was amazing. I travelled with 4 adults and 2 children and we all extremely enjoyed ourselves.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amanda D
LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora - "Highlight of your NZ trip" - thats very special to hear - thanks for leaving your review, we really appreciate it. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I booked the rafting adventure for my 12year old son and I. He has cochlear next implants and it’s great to show him he can achieve anything. We had a blast a big thanks to our driver Rich Wyatt and our guide Jesse. Amazing scenery...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora, Thanks for choosing to raft with us - awesome to hear that your Son loved the adventure and that both Rich and Jesse where superb. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After 3 years we came back with family... another great trip.. diffeteremt levels depending on the age. Everyone kind and friendly. And after the Rafting also an hot dog with a good drink.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had an awesome day white water rafting for the first time on the grade 3 rapid adventure. Grade 3 was was the perfect level to begin with for a group of adults in their 20’s, 30’s and even 60’s! Such a stunning journey through...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Right from the start I knew my hubby and son would be in safe hands. Greeted by Jess, who ended up being the fellas raft guide, she was friendly and helpful. Safety briefing by Jessie who was clearly super capable and ready to have fun....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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