Family-Friendly Fun: Things to Do with Kids in Rotorua
From its unique geothermal attractions to lush parks and kid-friendly dining options, Rotorua offers a plethora of family-friendly activities. In this blog, we'll explore 15 exciting things to do with kids in this captivating city.
Paddling Through Time: A Journey into the History of Whitewater Rafting
Whitewater rafting, often dubbed as the ultimate adrenaline rush on water, has captivated adventurous souls for centuries. This exhilarating sport takes you on a wild and unpredictable ride down rushing rivers, offering an unmatched blend of excitement, nature, and teamwork. To truly appreciate the thrill of modern whitewater rafting, we must embark on a historical voyage to explore its fascinating origins and evolution.
Rotoruas Best Nightime Activities
Famous for its adrenaline-pumping activities and rejuvenating geothermal spas, we all know that there’s plenty to do in Rotorua during the day. But did you know the city is also buzzing with activity at night? To make sure that you’re just as entertained when the sun goes down, here is the Rotorua Rafting team’s top picks for things to do at night.
Gift Vouchers make the Best Presents! Here’s Why…
Looking for EPIC Christmas Presents, Stocking Stuffers or Secret Santa Gifts? Give the Gift of an epic experience and it will not only save you money, energy & embarrassment, you will also be doing your part in helping to save the planet!
The Ultimate Okere Falls Work Do
Let Rotorua Rafting take the hard mahi out of this years Staff Party, Christmas Function or Work Do. Together with Rotorua Ziplines, Okere Falls Store & Lake Rotoiti Hot Pools, we’ve created the ultimate full-day, tailored experience for your crew.
Rafters Guide: Where To Stay in Rotorua
If you’re visiting Rotorua, you need a stellar place to stay. Our city is filled with excellent accommodation options, so much so that choosing just one can be a tough call. Luckily, the team at Rotorua Rafting is here to help – just follow our handy guide on where to lay your head!
Why is Rafting the Kaituna in Winter AWESOME?!?
If the thought of rafting in the winter is keeping you up at night, our theory is simple; when summertime is over the fun doesn’t end at Rotorua Rafting! We often get asked, “do you raft in winter?” We sure do! And we can think of so many reasons why it’s an awesome time of year to experience the Kaituna River!
Welcoming the launch of Rotorua Ziplines
Introducing Rotoruas next must-do adventure activity; Zipline over waterfalls! Okere Adventures & Rotorua Rafting are proud to announce the launch of Rotorua Ziplines. Raft down & fly over the Kaituna River, Okere Awa, Okere Falls & Tutea Falls!
The Best School Holiday Activities in Rotorua
It can be hard to keep our kids entertained during the school holidays. Luckily, Rotorua has an array of awesome activities to keep the whole family entertained these holidays! So, we've put together a handy list of the best school holiday activities in Rotorua.
Covid restrictions - ORANGE LIght
Covid Restrictions - ORANGE We are fully operational, and can take those who have vaccine passes and those that don't. Please be open with us and let us know your status so that we can make your trip run seamlessly and just have the best time out rafting.
Covid Restrictions RED LIGHT
COVID RESTRICTIONS - We will be rafting in RED in the new traffic light system.
Kaituna River Rafting: A Detailed Guide to the Kaituna River & White Water Rafting
Rafting the Kaituna River is one of the most epic ways to experience white water in New Zealand, even the world. Though you shouldn't need any more than that to send it with the best, here's a guide to the Kaituna River & a bit of info about whitewater rafting!
Our 8 Favourite White Water Rafting Spots in New Zealand
There’s no two ways about it – New Zealand is a mecca for keen kayakers and whitewater rafters. Whether you’re a complete beginner or an envelope-pushing expert after an adrenaline surge or a calm paddle, there’s something for everyone. Read on and discover Rotorua Rafting’s top eight favourite spots for rafting in NZ.
Top 10 Things to Do in Rotorua
Known as the adventure capital of New Zealand, there’s no shortage of ways to keep busy in Rotorua. Whether you are looking for spouting geysers, Maori culture or an activity to get the heart pumping, you’ll find it here. The hardest part is knowing where to start, which is why we created this list of the top 10 things to do in Rotorua.
Discover the Fascinating History of the Kaituna River
Okere Falls & the Kaituna River is considered the epicentre of NZ’s whitewater kayaking and rafting scene, but it holds a lot of historic & cultural significance to this day. Read about the fascinating history of the Kaituna.