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Kaituna Cascades

18 Okere Falls Road | Bay Of Plenty, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand
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Epic Grade 5 White Water Rafting from Rotorua
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Kaituna Cascades was the 1st Company to start Rafting on the Kaituna River. We have been operating trips for over 26 years and are the closet company to the river The kaituna river is super famous for having the Worlds Highest Commercial Rafted Waterfall - 7m Tutea Falls. Awesome scenery, warm water and 3 waterfalls makes this a perfect river for anybody. Open all year round. Minimum age requirements are 13+ years old
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18 Okere Falls Road | Bay Of Plenty, Okere Falls 3074, New Zealand
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"these guys"
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"safety kayaker"
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"professional photos"
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"white water rafting"
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"great rafting"
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"big waterfall"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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KaitunaCascades, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was different from what I expected but it was an awesome experience and I loved it! It was my first time doing a white water raft, the staff is very feriendly and competent, 100% recommended!More

Thank Carina B
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KaitunaCascades, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm happy we could start your rafting career off with an awesome trip...... :) I'm sure you'll do a bunch more around the world for sure - it's pretty addictive. Every river is fun and every river is different! Thanks for the cool review and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guys that run the rafting are incredible fun! As long as you're up for it, and willing to go with it you're guaranteed to have a great day! Highly recommended

Thank Brian P
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KaitunaCascades, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers my friend - it's a great job and super fun to hang out on the river with awesome people such as yourself. Thanks from the crew :)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came with a school trip, expected to die from cold but as soon as I got into the fleeces and wetsuits I was more confident and so were the boys. Went for a casual paddle down the creek just some minor waterfalls no big deal....More

Thank Thomas A
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KaitunaCascades, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Sweet !! Thanks for the great review Thomas.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing adventure. Thanks to the very experienced guides rob and our safety kayaker blue. The falls were the highlight of this rafting experience

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KaitunaCascades, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the Excellent review Cameron !!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed this so much and I’m so glad I did it here for my first experience! Been trying to look for a rafting place before leaving, but everywhere was $250+. This was the lowest I could find and they had a deal for $70...More

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Petelodge, Owner at Kaituna Cascades, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Cheers for the excellent review and stoked you had fun with the funny and amazing Roooob! Funny that you fell out in the carpark too - was hilarious :) Come on back anytime ! Big thanks from the Cascades team

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

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Netboyz
10 October 2017|
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Response from Petelodge | Property representative |
Yeah we have all the gear to keep you warm on the river - you can have wetsuits too if you like! Normally in November the water is around 18 degrees :) In summer even warmer - up to 24-25 !
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Netboyz
5 August 2017|
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Response from Petelodge | Property representative |
Yep that's the whole tour including changing briefing rafting and photo slide show after. At Kaituna Cascades base - they are right at the river so no driving at all :)
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dou2ble
27 February 2016|
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Response from Sara V | Reviewed this property |
None at all. Pickup was part of the booking.
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