Kaitiaki Adventures - Rafting the Kaituna River


Multi-award winning Kaitiaki Adventures is passionate about continually providing world-class adventure tourism experiences in Rotorua. They love to share Aotearoa’s stunning environment, history and unique Māori culture, all the while infusing your experience with the warm and caring manaakitanga (hospitality) Rotorua is renowned for.

Kaitiaki Adventures is proudly local, having an unmatched safety focus, and striving to provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience by highly trained and professional staff.
For this bucket-list whitewater rafting adventure you’ll join an all-Kiwi rafting crew based in the Kahikatea Forest along the lake edge of Rotorua where your guide will help you navigate the Grade 5 Okere section of the world-famous Kaituna River. The experience combines the beautiful New Zealand native scenery with 14 rapids and three waterfalls, including the world’s highest commercially rafted waterfall, the 7-metre Tutea Falls.
Kaitiaki Adventures is open 7 days a week and also offers:

Kaitiaki Adventures is a 100% Pure New Zealand award winner and has earned Climate Positive status through Ekos.


Kaitiaki Adventures is a proud member of the Rotorua Sustainable Charter.


Rotorua Sustainable Charter Member
How to find us?

1135 Te Ngae Road, Rotorua