Raftabout

Raftabout

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Mikael Persson

Sweden

Ranking: 10/10

It was hard to find the company! Friendly and funny guides! Would do it again if I could!!

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Sara Berton

Spain

Ranking: 7/10

So expensive for the time that you can enjoy. The staff so nice and friendly.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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chippies5169

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

What an experience.....being an active dragon boat paddler, I wanted another kind of water experience and got it with a rafting trip on the Rangitaiki. The two guides were excellent 9I can only remember the name of Gordon?) and went 200% above and beyond what would be expected for a guide. Our trip was the day after a large storm hit the Taupo region, and once all kitted up and having travelled deep into the forest, we discovered the road blocked by fallen trees. The guides warned us it would be onerous to have to walk and carry the two rafts over the fallen trees the rest of the way.

We all voted to continue, and despite having to carry and shove the rafts over the fallen trees, the sense of teamwork and challenge got us through. The riding of the rapids was the easy part!!

Unfortunately, no van to meet us - so again we had to carry and move the rafts and us over dozens of fallen trees. The sense of achievement at the end of the road when we finally saw the van and trailer was immense!

I kept thinking that no way would this be allowed in Australia because of the possible threat of litigation.....but although thoroughly unplanned, it proved the highlight of my trip by showing me how well I can adapt to a huge challenge.

Again - the guides deserve a huge accolade!

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Wouter Teensma

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Rafting, great tour! Great fun! High waterfall drop.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Rich Butler

England

Ranking: 10/10

Best activity done in NZ (very extreme), great rapids and 7m waterfall.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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ArnarF

Iceland

Ranking: 9/10

Great tour, great guide and good price.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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Tim Stick

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Good guides, very laid back

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Johan

Netherlands

Ranking: 6/10

sledging itself was good but changing rooms a bit too tiny and showers were grose (not clean)

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Lothar Riedmann

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

River - cool. Guide - cool. Fact: Cool, Cool, Cool. Very professional trip with a lot of fun.

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in November 2009

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jameswhite

Ranking: 9/10

Whitewater rafting - rafted the Kaituna river, great guide, very knowledgeable, training good, the 7m waterfall was scary but amazing!

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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purplekat99

United States

Ranking: 8/10

Fantastic trip while on the river, I just thought it would be longer. Didn't feel rushed, but over too quickly!

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in March 2007

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Doddsy

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

LOVED IT! had the awesomeness of the waterfall, yet we always felt safe. The guides were really professional and great fun. Def recommend it :-)

Reviewed almost 10 years ago

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SonjaS

Iceland

Ranking: 9/10

White water rafting - rotorua, really good tour. Excellent guide.

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in February 2009

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Steve

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Partner had not rafted before. She had the time of her life. Friendly, easy going staff. Showed they were there to make sure we had a great time.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Alja

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

7 metre waterfall, do I need to say more?!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Kate

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Very good guides, very good fun.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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James

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Company good but river a let down.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Adam Tristram

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

WOW, choice man. From the get go this company was pure professionalism. They made me feel safe and my wife and I had an awesome experience. If you want the best experience raft these guys! A++++++++++

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Simon

Ranking: 8/10

Very enjoyable - felt it was a bit expensive for the money.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Kim

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Great fun! Was a unique experience!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Butler

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Lunch although in with the price consisted of not alot.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Daniel

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

A little slow with traffic in parts of the Kaituna River but a great experience.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Dave

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Helpful, friendly guides. Very professional and safe whilst lots of fun.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

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Toni Keown

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

The Best thing Iv ever done!

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Alexandra Vogeli

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

This was funny! Guides are very good. Very short tour - $80 for 1 and a half hours.

Reviewed over 11 years ago