White Water Rafting
Something of a Kiwi speciality, you will find some of the most experienced guides and best white water rafting here. Whether you fancy an easy and leisurely paddle along a grade 1 rapid or fancy scaring yourself silly on a white-knuckle inducing grade 5 rapid, there is sure to be a river and operator to suit your needs. And if you are feeling extra brave you can also try the largest commercially rafted waterfall in the world!
9 White Water Rafting Companies in NZ
The Okere River (Kaituna) boasts the Highest Commercially Rafted Waterfall (7m) in the World. In fact, there are 3 waterfalls among the 14 rapids.
Rafting New Zealand
If you're considering white water rafting, North Island's rafting capital, Turangi near Taupo, is the place to come.
Grade 5 white water rapids guaranteed. Just two hours from Christchurch, in the shadow of the Southern Alps.
Legendary Black Water Rafting
The Legendary Black Water Rafting Company is New Zealand's first black water cave rafting adventure operator.
Go rafting in Rotorua and conquer the 7m Tutea Falls, the highest commercially raftable waterfall in the world.
Queenstownâ€™s famous Shotover River provides whitewater rafting action for those looking for extra excitement and thrills.
With New Zealand Native scenery and Maori History lining the gorge of the beautiful Kaituna River, let Rotorua Rafting show you their backyard.