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Tongariro River White Water Rafting Adventure from Taupo
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Visited the river 10 years ago and it clearly had a good fish population. Walking the river bank you could see fish every few metres. Just been back and the river is no longer like that. I fished the river from Judges Pool to Red...More

Thank Andy P
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Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Wow. Three days of fishing heaven. Hooked 20 but landed only 8. Many snapped off. Hints for winter clear river nymphing. Fish the bubble lines. Don't be hooked by the Taupo flies: I hooked most of mine on South Island patterns size 10-14. And far...More

Thank kenz56
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Reviewed 1 October 2014

We recently revisited the Tongariro River near Turangi and very much enjoyed spending time near the river. This is a beautiful setting with the river running towards Lake Taupo in a rural setting, Here you can find lovely walking trails which line the riverbanks and...More

Thank BradJill
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Reviewed 15 May 2012

We stayed in Turangi for a few nights during a recent trip to North Island and were so very happy with the endless opportunities to view the lovely Tongariro River. In many places, we found very nice autumn foliage and tree leaf color changes that...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2010

I did this trip with my partner and it's fair to say I was a little nervous in the beginning as you hear about so many people falling out of the rafts and I didn't want that to happen to me. Thommo was our guide...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2008

The Tongariro River is incredibly beautiful. I recommend a 4 hr raft trip. We used raftingnewzealand.com (run by Luke and Pianika Boddington) - they did an absolutely splendid job. This was the best part of my NZ vacation!! - The river is cold and clear...More

Thank wesley7248
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