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Take on the mighty Wairoa River in an adrenaline pumping rafting expedition you'll never forget! Raft the challenging and intense boulder gardens & waterfalls of the Grade 5 Wairoa River including some of NZ's finest whitewater rapids like the 'Rollercoaster' 'Mothers Nightmare' and the 'Waterfall'.
Take on the mighty Wairoa River in an adrenaline pumping rafting expedition you'll never forget!
The Grade 5 Wairoa River is renowned for having some of the best white water action in New Zealand. This tour will run the whole of the river including the bottom three rapids and the lower waterfall.
Hold on for dear life as you tackle 'Mothers Nightmare' which has a technical grade 4 rock garden, closely followed by a tight 2 metre drop.
Experience the thrill of 'The Rollercoaster' - consisting of the aptly named 'Devils Cauldron' and the breathtaking 'Bottom Drop'.
Feel the rush of 'The Waterfall' which has an awesome 3 metre drop into a churning pool of white water through the Wairoa Rivers boulder-strewn rock canyon.
Topped off with a small lunch and refreshments at the river, this is an epic once in a lifetime adventure.
A minimum of 4 participants is required for trips to run. A total of 6 participants fit in each raft, along with their expert guide. Up to 30 people can be accommodated.
This rafting experience is not affected by the weather. Rare events in which extensive rainfall is received in the catchment, flooding can occur, and the river can become too high to commercially raft.
Please bring a towel, swimwear and warm, dry clothes for after your raft.
All guides are handpicked, highly skilled professionals that come from an extreme whitewater background in Kayaking and Rafting.
The Wairoa River is located about one hours drive from Rotorua or 20 mins from Tauranga.