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Kaituna River Sledging Experience

By River Rats Rafting & Adventures
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Highlights

  • Adrenaline-pumping sledging experience over thrilling rapids

  • Full on excitement & adventure on the Kaituna River

  • Stunning view of the Kaituna Falls

  • Spectacular landscapes & steep gorges

  • Excellent guides to take you safely through the rapids

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Sledging experience on the Kaituna River

  • What's included

    Life jacket, wetsuit, and helmet

  • What's included

    Return transport to and from your Rotorua hotel

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's excluded

    Photographs of your trip may be available

Know Before You Book

  • You must be 15 or older.

  • You must be physically fit and very water confident.

What you can expect

Experience a memorable and pulse-pounding experience by sledging down Rotorua's famous Kaituna River. Power yourself downstream through steep gorges and past spectacular landscapes for a full o adventure experience.

Be picked up from the comfort of your hotel and journey from Rotorua to the base of Kaituna River. Upon arrival, meet your professional guide and go through the basics of sledging, also known as riverboarding, with a safety and instructions briefing.

Next, travel to the lower part of the Kaituna River to start your sledging adventure. Along the way, enjoy the scenery, discover the history of this lake-fed river and marvel at the panoramic views of Kaituna Falls.

Once on the water, listen to your safety instructions one more time before the sledging begins. Then plunge into the rapids, using your flippers to control your purpose-built sledge.

Feel the adrenaline rush as you slide down the river and the refreshing water splashes in your face. Look up and keep kicking with your fins as you push towards the finish line. Along the way, your guide encourages and motivates you, offering help where necessary.

Sledging is physically demanding and participants need to be very water confident and have an excellent level of fitness.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Kaituna River
  • Rotorua

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Rotorua City Center (Hotel Pickup)
  • Rotorua
  • Kaituna River Base
  • Rotorua Airport, Hangar 14s 837 Te Ngae Rd
  • Rotorua 3074
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