River Rats have been offering quality adventures for over 35 years including a range of White Water Rafting and Lake Kayaking options suitable for anyone from families to adrenalin junkies.
River Rats Raft and Kayak are one of New Zealand’s most professional and well-known rafting companies. We have over 35 years experience in providing customers with quality adventures, and pride ourselves on our safety-first culture and attention to detail.
We offer rafting on the Kaituna (Grade 5) - Awesome with a 7 metre waterfall, Wairoa (Grade 5) - Wild (dates available on request), Rangitaiki (Grade 3-4) - Adventurous, fun & beautifully scenic, and on the Rangitaiki (Grade 2) - Scenic and great for families.
Sledging Trips are offered on the lower Kaituna River.
We also offer kayaking freedom hire or guided tours. Paddle to a secluded beach or a enjoy a hot water swim only accessible by boat.