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Rafting New Zealand

41 Ngawaka Place | Southern Lake Taupo, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
+64 7-386 0352
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Tongariro River Family Fun White Water Rafting from Turangi
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US$106.35*
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Tongariro White Water Rafting from Taupo and Turangi
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US$142.04*
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Half-Day Tongariro River Kayaking Adventure
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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 guides, premier gear and facilities, Maori culture and an excellent safety record, book with us to experience the thrill of rafting, Aotearoa styles. Rafting NZ is NZ's most awarded rafting company.
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41 Ngawaka Place | Southern Lake Taupo, Turangi 3334, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Loved the amazing journey on the Tongariro River with Rafting New Zealand. Felt 100% safe and in good hands. Our guide Luke had amazing enthusiasm and energy to make the trip just that little bit more fun. The hot chocolate on the river and chocolate...More

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Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Kia Ora Senitra, Thanks for writing suich a great review - awesome to hear you had a good time with us and that the whole team that day made a good impression. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome staff!! Amazing Experience!! Will recommend everyone to blindly go for it! Luke is very friendly and patient!

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Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Kia Ora Anita, Thanks for coming rafting - was a blast to have you on the water. Really happy to hear you loved the rafting adventure. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 27 August 2017

We had such a wicked weekend adventure with a group of friends rafting in Taupo. We're always organising little missions experiencing the beauty and fun NZ has to offer, and this was one of the best - though next time we'll book in for the...More

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Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Kia Ora, Thanks for choosing to raft with us and for leaving a great review. Stoked to hear you loved your rafting adventure and are now looking forward to doing the Grade 5 adventure next time out. Get in touch this summer to book on...More

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This was an amazing first time rafting experience. We had a beautiful day with blue sky's and good company. The tour it's self was so much fun and exhilarating at the same time. Our tour guide Jesse was fantastic, as kiwi as you can get....More

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Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Kia Ora, Thanks for leaving a great review - awesome to hear that Jesse showed you all a great time, Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

It's not cheap but it definitely worths the money. Amazing afternoon in tongariro river with more than 50 rapids. Rafter guides are supercoool and friendly. A truly fully enjoyable experience!!!!

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Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Kia Ora, Thanks for choosing to raft with us and for leaving a great review, Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Had an awesome time with friends Rafting over the weekend in Turangi. We went as a group of 8 as part of a stag-do and everyone enjoyed themselves!! In total the whole experience was around 3-4 hours, which includes 2 hours of pure Rafting! The...More

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Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Kia Ora Sean, Thanks for leaving such a great review - stoked to hear the whole crew had a great time with us - we look forward to seeing you again in summer - next time on the Grade 5 Wairoa adventure, Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 21 July 2017

We dropped into Rafting Adventures in Turangi just for coffee.... its such a cool place with so much going on we couldn't help but end up talking with Jess (who was making our fabulous coffee) about the various Rafting options on the Tongariro River. We...More

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Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Kia Ora Amanda, Thank you for leaving such a fantastic and detailed review. Awesome to hear the family loved the adventure with us and that all our staff made a positive impression on your experience. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

What a super experience! The weather wasn't looking great for the tongariro crossing and we always wanted to try rafting. We were staying opposite at Extreme Backpackers and popped in to speak to Jess who was awesome at sorting us a deal for the next...More

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Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Kia Ora Natasha, Thanks for leaving such a great review - stoked to hear that you had an amazing time with us and on the river - Jess and Jesse make a great team and are passionate about what they do. Sorry to hear you...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

This team spends time getting all the details right with expertise and a smile. This was our 5th rafting experience as a family and it was the best. We went out during a cold snap - it was snowy day - but we were provided...More

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Luke B, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Kia Ora, Thank you for bringing the Family rafting - stoked to hear you all loved the adventure, I enjoyed my time with you also. Have a fantastic time travelling around NZ for the rest of your holiday, Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a real Buzzzzz Imagine speeding along at about 80kms per hour and doing 360 degree spins ,Been promising my teenage grand daughter this for ages ,and I think she still had the grin on her face 2 hours later..Plus a dvd video of...More

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