Tongariro White Water Rafting from Taupo and Turangi

The Tongariro white water is regarded as one of New Zealand's best half-day white water rafting adventures. Raft over 50 exciting rapids, through a beautiful volcanic gorge. Explore a hidden waterfall (jump optional, weather permitting) and enjoy some hot chocolate and chocolate candy on the river. Afterwards, refuel with your complimentary River Dog (hot dog) and cold beer/soda or hot mulled wine. Trips depart daily and year round, complimentary pickup from Taupo is available.

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Duration 4 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pick-up (selected hotels only)
    • Light refreshments
    • Professional local guide
    • Rafting and safety equipment
    • Complimentary post-trip river dog (hot dog)
    • Post-trip cold beer/soda or hot mulled wine
    • Entry/Admission - Tongariro River
    What's excluded :
    • Souvenir photos
    • Food and drink not listed in itinerary
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Tongariro River, New Zealand

    Over 50 exciting Grade 3 Rapids!
    See the extremely rare Whio/Blue Duck
    Experience authentic Maori culture and legends
    Travel in a region untouched and natural

    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    41 Ngawaka Place, Tūrangi 3334, New Zealand
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Children aged 10-12 years must be accompanied by an adult
    • Swimwear and a towel are recommended (towels are available for rental)
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 42 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Rafting New Zealand

Activity ID: V-15503P1

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