River Rats Raft & Kayak

Adventure / East

River Rats have been offering quality adventures for over 35 years including a range of whitewater rafting and lake kayaking options suitable for anyone from families to adrenalin junkies.

River Rats Raft and Kayak is one of New Zealand’s most professional and well-known rafting companies. With more than 35 years' experience in providing customers with quality adventures, the team prides themselves on a safety-first culture, attention to detail, and best of all, loads of fun.

Choose whitewater rafting on the world-famous Kaituna River. This Grade 5 river includes the world's tallest commercially rafted waterfall, the 7-metre Tutea Falls.

Sledging tours are also offered on the lower Kaituna River.

River Rats also offers rafting and kayaking tours in other areas, as well as kayak freedom hire or guided tours where you can paddle to a secluded beach or a enjoy a soak in hot pools only accessible by boat or floatplane.

River Rats is a Proud member of the:


Rotorua Sustainable Charter Member
How to find us?

Hangar 14s Rotorua Airport, 837 Te Ngae Road, Rotorua