River Valley Rafting

River Valley Rafting

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48 Rankers Reviews

42 Face-to-Face

13 Rafting

3 Taihape

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The Rangitikei, a classic New Zealand rafting river. Class 2-5, a variety of different rafting adventures suitable for most ages and abilities. Beautiful scenery, steep technical rapids surrounded by native forest and awe inspiring cliffs.

River Valley is a place that is our home, where we have put down deep roots. It is a place where we feel that the spirit in which we do something, is an essential part of any experience.

We actively search for ways in which we can offer you, our guests, experiences that are more meaningful and personal. Experiences that are creative, where you feel uplifted, where we can share our stories, and you can share yours.

Yes, we go rafting, horse back riding, inflatable kayaking, and hiking, but what is adventure without living the emotion of every moment!

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Organisation

River Valley Ventures Ltd.

Commercial organisation

Location

North IslandManawatu - WanganuiTaihape

Categories

  • Rafting

Reviews

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R R

Malaysia

Ranking: 10/10

Great experience with nice view along the crystal clear river. Guide on that day was Tom who was really professional and fun.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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Juliane Mueller

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

What an adventure! Grade 5 river rafting with really nice guides who explained a lot, not only about the rafting itself. I would do it again! It was totally worth it and so much fun! I felt safe the entire time.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Dave Lamb

Canada

Ranking: 9/10

Class 5 white water rafting was a great experience! Guides were fun, friendly and entertaining!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Chris Simpson

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

A great experience from start to finish. The lodge location is stunning, the guides (Tom and Derek) were fun but professional. The rafting was just fantastic - the Rangitieki and surrounds are spectacular and the rapids were great fun. Friendly vibe and great food!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Herman Holmgist

Sweden

Ranking: 10/10

A lot of fun! Great guide and great fun - awesome!

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Josefin Lind

Sweden

Ranking: 8/10

Grade five rafting - exciting and cool.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Kate Morgan

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Grades 3-5 white water rafting. Fantastic day.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

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Theta

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Very cool trip, gorgeous scenery. No rapids as gnarly as the 7M drop in Rotorua, but probably more fun overall. Included some cliff jumping. You finish right outside the River Valley lodge, very convenient. One of the highlights of NZ.

Reviewed about 12 years ago