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North IslandTaupo RegionTurangi

Experience the Thrill of Rafting, Aotearoa Styles!

Kia Ora, Welcome to Rafting New Zealand, NZ's most awarded rafting adventures (best rafting business in NZ 2010/11/12/13 & 14). A family-run business, established since 1991, we only offer the best river trips in Aotearoa. We pride ourselves on our friendly, Kiwi hospitality. We raft rivers ranging from grade 2-5, so there is something for everyone. Your safety is our first priority. So, we only use experienced, fun, professional Kiwi River Guides. At Rafting New Zealand we incorporate Maori, New Zealand Culture to give you a truely unique experience. So book now to Experience the Thrill of Rafting - Aotearoa Styles!

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Experience The Best Grade 3 Rafting in Aotearoa!

Experience The Best Grade 3 Rafting in Aotearoa!

Grade 5 Wairoa River - North Islands Best Grade 5 Rafting

Grade 5 Wairoa River - North Islands Best Grade 5 Rafting

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Tongariro White Water - NZ's Best Half Rafting Adventure!

Tongariro White Water - NZ's Best Half Rafting Adventure!

Luke Boddington

Tongariro White Water - NZ's Best Half Rafting Adventure!

Tongariro White Water - NZ's Best Half Rafting Adventure!

Luke Boddington

Email: info@raftingnewzealand.com

Website: Rafting New Zealand

Phone: 0800 VOLCANO (865-226)

Phone (intl): +64 7 386 0352

Turangi Address:
41 Ngawaka Place, Turangi

Taupo Address:
47 Ruapehu St, Taupo

Operating Season And Hours: Summer Season (Nov - April): 8am - 6pm Winter Season (May - Oct): 8:30am - 5pm Open 364 days of the year (We raft everyday of the year except Christmas Day)

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KC B

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Grade 4 - Dam Release trip - AWESOME!!!
Great experience, knowledgeable friendly staff that made you feel safe on the water.
Owen was my guide and great fun.
Highly recommended

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Nicole Murphy

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

We had an awesome experience!! Great fun and felt totally safe with our guide Jesse, who was a lot of fun, as well as having a lot of knowledge and fun facts about the local area! Must do kiwi experience!!

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Shadae Gibson

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome first time experience!!! Great guide with a great sense of humor. Nice as chocolate fish :-) Definitely cant wait to do it again! Kia Ora :-)

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Mr Bubbles

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Went rafting with these guys on the Grade 3 trip and it was amazing. Greeted by friendly staff on arrival, our rafting guide Owen was very friendly and interactive with all the people on the raft and has a lot of knowledge of the area. If i had 4 hands i would give this company 4 thumbs up.

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Sarah H

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

What a FANTASTIC day on the Tongariro River Grade 3 Rafting Trip!! I had Jesse as my guide and he was great - he had loads local knowledge and some awesome banter.
Loved that it snowed on our trip too!!
Will definitely be keen to do the Grade 5 this summer!!
Thanks Rafting New Zealand!

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Therese and Matthias

Sweden

Ranking: 10/10

Fun, exciting and got the taste for more rafting. Shoutout to Craig for being an awesome rafting guide.

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Leila Martley

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Grade 2 rafting on Tongariro River was a massive hit with our seven-year-old - and plenty of fun for us too. The guide was particularly good - added some extra spins and tricks, and had excellent local knowledge and stories. Thanks Nic.

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evan huang

China

Ranking: 10/10

好好玩,下次玩更高级的漂流。

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liang wan

China

Ranking: 10/10

非常棒的一次体验,全程14km,漂了两个半小时,领队很细心 尤其在漂流过程中还给我们准备了食物..

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Rain Ruan

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

It was a CHALLINGE going rafting in winter, But worthy! Impressed by the service we got: We were well-armed with thermol tops and proper swimming suits, boots and helmets. Guides were professional giving direction and explaining every rapids. Afterwards we got hot showers and hotdogs as well as cold beer! And the most important part, the river was amazing and stunning, so many differences from summer experience, great we made it! As Rafting NZ said: we don't just raft rives. We create adventures.

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Anders Hauke

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Extremely professional and well guided tour. Guides have been very friendly, helpful and enthusiastic.

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Oliver Glosby

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

This was my first time raftinf rapids. I did grade 3 and it was so much fun! want to hit the grade 5 at some point now. Jerry was a terrific guide and Jack , also a guide was awesome on the route there and back. So happy this was my first time and that much fun!

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Sassan

France

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome day with rnz! Just fun and enjoying! Thanks everybody! A must do!!!