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Rafting New Zealand

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About Rafting New Zealand
Kia Ora and Welcome to Rafting New Zealand. A family run business established in 1991. We raft the best rivers, providing family fun rafting for ages 3 years and up all the way through to extreme whitewater action. With professional, fun, Kiwi guides, premier gear and facilities, Maori culture and an excellent safety record, book with us to experience the thrill of rafting, Aotearoa styles. Rafting NZ is NZ's most awarded rafting company.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family did Grade 3 white water rafting yesterday. What a great experience! Nearly 2 hours of rafting though many different kinds of rapids surrounded by beautiful nature. I also loved having a hot chocolate sitting in the raft and peacefully floating in the middle...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Olena_Oz
Reviewed yesterday

My partner and I were soo looking forward to this new experience, and we were not disappointed.We chose the Grade 3.Picked up by a fabulous Aussie and met some lovely people already on our bus ride to the drop off. Geared up with wetsuits, shoes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ShazTraveller
Reviewed yesterday

Had such a great day on the water with these crew! A bit of a workout and a surprise hot chocolate in the middle of the trip, follow up with a snack and drinks after. Just awesome :)

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank zakapane
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What an amazing afternoon. The company was professional from the outset. The driver was punctual, informative and with a sense of humour. The instructors handled the logistics of preparing the groups with aplomb. Once on the water the instructors were relaxed but very obviously proficient...More

Thank mandysS3023KH
LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora, Thanks for leaving a great review - nice to hear we provided a professional and fun service and you had a blast! Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 4 days ago

What an excellent day on the Tongariro river! From the driver Rich (best taste in house music I've come across in Nz) to the epic guide Mitch! He has a great understanding of each rapid, and keenness to give us the best time. Anyone can...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jaysoncvl
LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora, Sounds the crew gave you a great time - which is awesome to hear! Thanks for choosing to raft with us and for leaving a fantastic review. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A fantastic morning of family fun on the Grade 3 Tongariro River. Informative and humorous guide and driver ensuring everyone has a great time. We’ve done a couple of rafting trips previously and this was the most enjoyable by far, highly recommended

Thank woodyf305
LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora, Thanks for leaving a great review - as rafting veterans we really appreciate your feedback. Thanks for choosing to raft with us. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did the Grade 3 white water rafting. I wasn't sure if our 12 yr old would freak, but she loved it. Nothing too extreme, but enough to get excited about. Great scenery. The operation is very professional and safety conscious. Will do again.

Thank Nedbedrock
LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora, Nice to hear your 12 year old daughter really enjoyed her time with us out on the Awa (river). Thanks for choosing to raft with us, Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had an awesome time rafting the first time with our boys - 8 and 12. Had lots of fun and learned a lot around nature and the river. Our guides were fantastic and great with kids. A total must do if you are around....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HaraldKiwi
LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora, Great to hear the entire Whanau (family) enjoyed your rafting adventure with us! Looking forward to seeing you again - next time on our Grade 3 adventure. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great day with a fantastic group of people. Jesse was a great guide to hang out with on the rafting tour. Great professional set up. Big thumbs up from us!!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jack l
LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia Ora Jamie, Thanks for choosing to raft with us and for leaving a great review. Nga Mihi, Luke

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, what a day. White water rafting was something I would absolutely not do. totally out of my comfort zone. Some one talked me into it and there I was. In a raft. But before I realized it I had already left the raft an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank topcat6
LukeB2815, Owner at Rafting New Zealand, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia Ora, Thanks for leaving a detailed description of your trip - welldone on overcoming your fear of rafting - awesome to hear you had an amazing experience with us. Nga Mihi, Luke

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