Experience the pristine surroundings of the Tongariro River
Navigate fun, heart-pounding roller coaster rapids
Keep an eye out for NZ's rare Blue Ducks (Whio)
Have fun with our expert guides
Benefit from complimentary transfers from Taupo
About this activity
What's included, what's not
All necessary equipment including a life jacket
Full safety briefing
Tea and Coffee
Wholesome deli-style lunch (summer) or hot soup and bread (winter)
Warm soak in thermal hot pools (during winter)
Optional complimentary transfers from Taupo on afternoon trips
What you can expect
Navigate over 60 heart-pounding, roller coaster rapids with an expert guide on the Tongariro River. Enjoy complimentary transfers from Taupo or join the adventure from the rafting base in Turangi. Be greeted on arrival and kitted out with all the necessary gear. From the rafting base, a bus will take you to the top of the river.
Receive an on-shore safety briefing and paddle instructions with an experienced guide. Take on Grade 3 rapids – an ideal grade for first-time rafters right up to experienced paddlers. Be treated to incredible sights along the Tongariro River that are only accessible by raft.
After your river adventure, return to the rafting base to view your epic photos. Enjoy a deli-style lunch during summer months or hot soup with bread during winter.