Kaituna Whitewater Sledging - 3 Hours

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Highlights & inclusions

All river equipment provided
Beautiful native scenery
Play holes and awesome rapids to navigate your way through
Take the river on at eye level
Complimentary pick-up from central Rotorua Accommodation
You are in charge of your own vessel
or 4 payments of $31.97 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience

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Mon, Jul 15, 2024

What you can expect

Where Whitewater Rafting meets the Luge. Kaitiaki Adventures are New Zealand’s original White-Water Sledging specialists. Navigate your vessel down the river, through eddies and surf the rapids, propelled only by the flippers on your feet. Take in the beautiful native scenery at eye level. Ready to take on this action-packed, high-adrenaline activity? Our guides are here to motivate you along the way.

There is something for everyone on this excursion. Beautiful native scenery, play holes, and awesome rapids to navigate your way through as you take the river on at eye level. You are in charge of your vessel - propelled by the flippers on your feet, our guides are there to encourage and motivate you and help out where necessary. Awesome family fun. Confidence in treading water is necessary for this adventure.


What you need to know

  • 3 hours of adrenaline-fueled adventure
  • Courtesy shuttle
  • Wetsuits/Booties/PFDs and all other river equipment
  • This experience has a duration of three hours
  • This experience is located at 1135 Te Ngae Road, RD4 Tikitere, Rotorua 3074
Departure Location
  • This experience offers a courtesy shuttle from central Rotorua accommodation and the Rotorua Information Centre
What To Bring
  • Swimwear and towel
Additional Information
  • You will need to be comfortable in moving water. You will be kicking/swimming in the water for approx. 45mins – 1hr. We will ask you this when you check-in and inform your guide so they can discuss precautions with you as sledging can be physically demanding.
  • Kaitiaki Adventures will give all the training required and will assist you throughout the trip.
  • We enter the river below the waterfall and sledge the Grade 3 section of the Kaituna River.
  • We will have an adventure photographer take photos of your experience which will be available to view and purchase on completion of your trip.
  • Water Temperature: in the summer months from October to March expect 17 to 22 degrees. In the winter months from April to September expect 11 to 16 degrees.
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Need help?

  • Email us at enquiry@experienceoz.com.au
  • Help code: D2B-6509
  • This experience is supplied by Mt Tarawera Volcanic Crater Hike with 4WD Adventure


Our Promise

  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
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