Raft the Kaituna River - Kaitiaki Adventures

Adventure / Central

At Kaitiaki Adventures we’re passionate about continually providing world-class adventure tourism products in Rotorua. Infused with a unique blend of Maori culture, we’re inspired by the stunning environment we live in and the culture we live and breathe.

Kaitiaki Adventures is a 100% Pure NZ award winner! 

Our all-Kiwi Rafting crew is based in the Kahikatea Forest lake edge of Rotorua. We Raft on the Okere section of the Kaituna River, mixing the New Zealand Native scenery along the river with a Grade 5, 14 Rapids, 3 waterfall rafting experience – including the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall, the 7m Tutea Falls. Each individual experience is infused with the history of the area and touches of Maori culture.

Kaitiaki Adventures is open 7 days a week and offers:

  • Kaituna Grade 5 Rafting
  • Kaituna Grade 3 Sledging
  • Mt Tarawera Volcanic Crater Hikes

Our facility is purpose-built for your comfort and enjoyment. All gear is provided for you by our highly trained and professional Kiwi staff.

Kaitiaki are local and proud, and combining the unique culture of Aotearoa with an unmatched safety focus, strive to provide a once in a lifetime experience.


Kaitiaki Adventures Aotearoa is a Proud member of the:


Rotorua Sustainable Charter Member
How to find us?

1135 Te Ngae Road, Tikitere, Rotorua 3074