Tour 002D ROTORUA RAFTING
Please note: This tour includes travel from Auckland to Rotorua and return by scheduled coach. No hotel pick ups/drop offs are available and there is no commentary en route.
8.00am Depart Auckland and drive south over fertile Waikato farmland and see the Waikato River. After a brief stop in Hamilton continue to Rotorua arriving 12.15pm.
Enjoy a 1 hour sightseeing tour of Rotorua including Kuirau Park thermal area, Lakefront, Sulphur Point, and the Government Gardens.
You will be picked up the Information Centre (until 25 October at 1.30pm - from 26 October at 3.00pm) by River Rats who want to share their 35 years experience of rafting the Kaituna River. Travel to their base to kit out in wet suit and lifejacket and drive to the Kaituna River for some serious practice then its all aboard to experience the worlds highest commercially rafted waterfall, the 7 metre high Tutea Falls, ride the rapids, take a swim if you wish, and enjoy floating on the river between the bush clad cliffs. Return to the base for a shower and you will be taken back to the Rotorua Information Centre (until 25 October approx 4.30pm, from 26 October approx 6pm). Free time to explore at your leisure until your bus departs for the journey back to Auckland.
All you need for this great experience is your swim suit and towel and a sense of adventure.