Trr are the
Tongariro's
Most Experienced
Operator

Trr are the
Tongariro's
Most Experienced
Operator

Trr are the
Tongariro's
Most Experienced
Operator

You’ll get more out of your experience
when you book with us at Tongariro
River Rafting!

At Tongariro River Rafting, we’re 100% Kiwi-owned and operated by local husband and wife team Garth and Leigh Oakden.

We’ve been rafting these waters since 1987 and are passionate about what we do! We offer a variety of rafting options for families with little ones or intrepid adventurers wanting multi day excursions. As well as fishing excursions and mountain biking adventures.

All our rafting guides are experienced, fully trained using top-quality equipment, and are totally committed to your safety and enjoyment. If you’re looking for things to do in Taupo, look no further than Tongariro River Rafting!

Experience rafting and other outdoor pursuits with the team who know and love this exciting region. For the very best Taupo activities, book with us today!

Blue Duck Project founders

Garth and Leigh are the founders of the Blue Duck Project—the conservation initiative with the goal of returning the rare native Blue Duck (or Whio) to its traditional habitat along the Tongariro River.

Guide Profiles

GARTH

Garth

Tory

Tory