River Rats Raft & Kayak

River Rats have been offering quality adventures for over 35 years. A range of White Water Rafting and Lake Kayaking options suitable for anyone from families to adrenalin junkies.


$69.00 - $169.00
$49.00 - $169.00
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River Rats Raft and Kayak are one of New Zealand’s most professional and well-known rafting companies. They have over 35 years experience in providing customers with quality adventures. They pride themselves on their safety first culture and attention to detail.

Rafting on Kaituna (Grade 5) Awesome with a 7 metre waterfall, Wairoa (Grade 5) Wild (dates available on request), Rangitaiki (Grade 3-4) Adventurous, fun & beautifully scenic and Rangitaiki (Grade 2) Scenic and great for families.

Sledging Trips on the lower Kaituna River.

Kayaking freedom hire or guided tours. Paddle to a secluded beach,enjoy a hot water swim only accessible by boat or try and find the secret glow worm cave.

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Physical address

River Rats Raft & Kayak, Hangar 14S, 837 Te Ngae Road, Rotorua Airport, Te Ngae, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $69.00 - $169.00
(15 year(s) and under)
$49.00 - $169.00
Age restriction:
Cancellation policy:
A minimum of 24 hours notice of any cancellation is required to avoid fees. Groups of 10 or more must give 48 hours notice if the entire group is cancelling, a small reduction in numbers is fine up to 24 hours in advance. Cancellations with less than 24 hour notices will be charged a 50% cancellation charge. 100% of the cost is charged for no shows or cancellation on the day of the trip.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
iver Rats Raft & Kayak Head Office and Kaituna River Base is on the grounds of Rotorua International and Domestic Airport (1 minute walk from main terminal)
Proximity to coach terminal:
River Rats Raft & Kayak Head Office and Kaituna River Base is 15 minutes from the main Rotorua Coach Terminal
Proximity to town:
River Rats Raft & Kayak Head Office and Kaituna River Base is 15 minutes from central Rotorua

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Opening times

Business hours:
Office hours: 7:30am - 10pm, 7 days. Departures 7 days a week. Limited Tours Christmas Day.
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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