Experience the adrenaline of white water rafting on Kaituna River! Raft the highest commercially rafted waterfall in the world! The Kaituna River is Rotorua Rafting’s playground, with an all-Kiwi crew and home to not just one, but three impressive waterfalls, including the highest rafted waterfall in the world – Tutea Falls at 7m, Okere Falls and Kaituna Falls. There is no denying that there is something amazing about this trip!
The Kaituna river has been ranked as the best white water rafting in the world due to the kind nature of the river mixed with hair-raising waterfalls. It enables us to provide a tailored rafting tour to match your adrenalin needs, whether it’s rafting your grandma or a full-blown adrenalin junkie. We will give them the trip they desire.
Come join us on the Kaituna River for adrenaline-filled white water rafting on the highest commercially rafted waterfall in the world.
- FREE Transfers from Central Rotorua
- Grade 5 River – 3 big waterfalls
- World class safety equipment provided
- Cultural learning
- 1 hour of time on Kaituna River, allow 2 hours
- Photos are available to purchase
Kaituna River White Water Rafting in Rotorua New Zealand
Kaituna white water rafting! Whether you are a first-time rafter or a whitewater legend, let Rotorua Rafting guide you through one of the most beautiful rivers that New Zealand has to offer. The bonus is that the Kaituna River is also one of the warmest rivers in New Zealand.
Can’t swim? Not a problem. We will walk you through every step to make you feel confident and ready to take the plunge rafting over the 7m waterfall.
Let Rotorua Rafting give you a lifelong memory of our spectacular backyard as you spend one hour exploring an ancient native forest and some of the best whitewater on the planet. We have a 5 star rating on tripadvisor from over 500 reviews, which tells you just how much people from all parts of the world love Rotorua Rafting and our Kaituna River adventures. We are rated #1 Experience in the South Pacific.
Experience Kaituna, Up Close and Personal
At Rotorua Rafting, we make it possible for everybody to experience the Kaituna river up close. Whether you can or can’t swim, we offer training, equipment, and a team of staff who stay with you every step of the way to ensure you’re safe. This is an opportunity of a lifetime, and a way of experiencing the most beautiful rivers New Zealand has to offer. It’s also one of the warmest rivers, too, so you won’t be cold!
There is simply no better way to immerse yourself in earth’s beautiful natural environment than white water rafting in New Zealand. See nature as close as possible, and enjoy a thrill that you’ll never forget. We cater for people young and old and require no experience or training on your behalf. Everything you need for your Kaituna River rafting adventure is right here, from equipment to the knowledgeable minds who can walk you through every step of the experience.
Rafting trips on the Kaituna are available in summer and wintertime, too. Just be sure to check out our website to see what times we’re open during your trip. In the winter, we run trips between 10am and 2pm, and between 9am and 3pm in the summer.
Meet Our Kaituna Rafting Team
Nervous about your rafting trip? You needn’t be. We aim to make you feel completely comfortable during your trip. You can check out our team on our website. We provide photos and detailed backgrounds for each one of our team members, showing you their training and qualifications and even the rivers they’ve rafted on!
Check out our team online before your visit!
Here’s What’s on Offer at Kaituna River
Want to join us on the best Kaituna white water rafting experience? We offer a plan that’s simply irresistible. You’ll get free transfers from Central Rotorua. When you arrive at Kaituna, we’ll offer world-class safety equipment to protect you during the experience, cultural learning, and a training session from our team of world-class experts. You’ll then get an hour of time on Kaituna river, though we advise you allow for at least two hours for the whole trip.
It’s an experience you’ll never forget; one that combines fear and excitement with an unforgettable experience of some of the world’s most stunning scenery.
Make Your Booking or Find Out More!
Want to find out more about white water rafting on Kaituna river? Our team is always available to talk you through our services. We’ll help you plan the perfect trip, whether you’re coming as a couple or in a group of up to 200 people.
We have so many years of experience catering for people from all over the world, we know we’re able to accommodate you and make it the most memorable experience possible.
If you’re ready to make your booking, that’s really easy to do too! Just head over to our contact page and fill in the form. We’ll ask you about yourself, the date of your trip, your travel details and how many of you there are. Then, we’ll be back in touch to arrange your booking!
No Experience Necessary!
Minimum Age 10yrs
(Half trip – Grade 3)
Minimum Age 13yrs
(Full trip – Grade 5)
9am, 10.30am, 12pm,
1.30pm and 3pm
(1 May- 31st Aug)
10am, 12pm and 2pm.
Others on demand
All you need is swimsuit and towel, everything else is provided.
Lunch options available.
We are located right next to the Okere Falls store which even has its own German beer garden.
“The highlight to our trip to NZ, fun guides, beautiful scenery, and worth every penny! ”
Stephanie – Germany