The Wairoa courses through a stunning rock and tree lined gorge. The trip combines turbulent rapids with exciting drops to produce top white water action. This dame release river only runs selected Sundays from September to MayENQUIRE VISIT WEBSITE BOOK NOW
Wairoa River Rafting Grade 5 - Awesome
This is ‘the one the locals love’ and it’s recognised worldwide for its rafting value.
The Wairoa courses through a stunning rock and tree lined gorge. The trip combines turbulent rapids with exciting drops to produce top white water action.
This hydro-controlled river is only released 26 days per year.
In order to release the water they have to shut down a hydro-electric power station.
The trip runs selected Sundays from September to May. Release dates are available on our website from Mid July.
If the Wairoa does not fit your schedule the Kaituna runs daily only 50 minutes from Tauranga.
Timings - on water 1 hour 30 minutes, allow 3 hours (excluding travel time)
Travel time – from Tauranga 20 minutes, from Auckland 2 ¼ hours
Trip times – 10.00am & 1.00pm
We provide – full training, and all required specialist equipment
Customers require – swimsuit and towel
Minimum age – 13 years (conditions apply)
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