New Zealand Whitewater Academy

Lakes & Rivers / East

New Zealand Whitewater Academy is a place of whitewater excellence, providing top-of-the-line whitewater workshops, courses and excursions.

Descend the Kaituna River – and the world’s tallest commercially kayaked waterfall – in a tandem kayak! New Zealand Whitewater Academy (NZWA) is the only company in the North Island providing tandem whitewater kayak tours and kayak instruction.
NZWA endeavours to provide top-of-the-line tours, whitewater kayak instruction and excursions, above and beyond any adventure tourism provider out there.
They’ve set a new norm in kayak instruction with skills workshops designed for all levels, from beginner to advanced, with a focus on some of the untouched areas of the country for a complete experience that is second to none.
NZWA also offers fully customisable tours for the heartiest of whitewater adventurers, from high quality and exciting day tours to workshops and multi-day expeditions. Along with beautiful locations and exciting whitewater, customers can purchase whitewater kayaks directly from us at our river base.
Everyone at NZWA is committed to providing you with the best service possible, to equip you with critical knowledge and skill and to provide the most up-to-date safety equipment – all while experiencing one of the best whitewater playgrounds on the planet.
How to find us?

155c Okere Road, Okere Falls, Rotorua