- Half day Grade 3 rafting on Tongariro River
- 2.5 hours on the water, over 60 rapids
- All equipment (polar fleece jersey, splash jacket, helmet, wetsuit, life jacket)
- Wholesome deli food (summer), hot soup and bread (winter)
- Tea and coffee
- A warm soak in thermal hot pools (winter only)
- Free pick-ups and drop-offs from Taupo, Turangi and National Park accommodation
Digital photos of your adventure are downloaded and available immediately after you return. Available for purchase at a small additional cost.
Why do we love this
We love that this trip takes you past sights only accessed by raft. Plus, you get an adrenaline rush at the same time with access to over 60 rapids! We think that's pretty cool.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Discover Tongariro River on this half-day rafting adventure! Taking you over 60 grade 3 rapids, this trip will excite and delight you. This is an ideal adventure for expert or first-time rafters alike. Enjoy views of spectacular unspoilt wilderness, with sections of the trip only accessible by kayak or raft!
Your unforgettable adventure starts with an on-shore safety briefing and paddle instructions from one of your experienced guides. You and the rest of the crew will then begin your whitewater rafting journey on grade 3 rapids!
You'll spend 2.5 hours on the water and navigate over 60 heart-pounding, roller coaster rapids with an expert guide at the helm. Throughout the trip, you’ll be treated to sights only accessed by raft. Adrenalin-pumping action paired with stunning New Zealand surrounds... it doesn't get better than this!
You'll also get to enjoy a lunch of wholesome deli food in summer and hot soup and bread in winter. Tea and coffee are available and you'll also get to access to thermal hot pools in winter.
SUMMER (NOVEMBER 1 - MARCH 31): 9am and 2pm
APRIL (APRIL 1 - APRIL 30): 9am and 1pm
WINTER (MAY 1 - OCTOBER 31): 12 noon
Free pick-ups and drop-offs from Taupo, Turangi and National Park accommodation. Please advise location when booking.