15 Nov

Sky Waka Gondola and Family Raft Trip

Bring your family along to experience two of the top family activities in the Taupō and Ruapehu districts.

Firstly, you can ride the Sky Waka Gondola on Mt Ruapehu. This amazing 1.8 km ride is unmissable!

Secondly, you can experience our best rated family rafting trip on the Tongariro – our Grade 2 Family Floats adventure. Click here for trip inclusions and departure times.

The Pinnacles Restaurant, the highest restaurant in New Zealand sitting at 2,020m above sea level has stunning views across the central north island.

This combo can be split over two days or completed in one full day if short on time.

Sky Waka Gondola and Family Raft Trip


$149.00 (Summer only)


$116.00 (Summer only)

Departure Points:

The Rafting Centre 95 Atirau Rd, Turangi

What you need to bring:

Swimwear, towel, a sense of adventure.

Rafting Inclusions:
  • Polar fleece jersey
  • Splash jacket
  • Helmet
  • Wetsuit
  • Wetsuit boots
  • Life jacket
  • Digital photos of your adventure are available immediately after you return.

Because of our exclusive partnership with Mount Ruapehu, we are able to offer the following discounted prices.

The Family Float Adventure is perfect for smaller children (aged 5+).

You’ll follow the river on this leisurely 1.5 hour trip down the soft, tumbling waters of the Lower Tongariro.

The magic of rafting comes alive for first time rafters, those who prefer a gentler pace and children.

You still get to paddle and there are some small rapids to navigate but nothing too wet or wild.