20 Nov

Tongariro White Water Rafting

Experience 60 heart-pounding, roller coaster rapids on the Tongaririo river with an expert guide at the helm.

Tongariro White Water Rafting – Overview




$129.00 Conditions apply for 10 to 12 year olds.

Departure Times:
SUMMER (November 1 – March 31) 9.00am and 2.00pm
APRIL (April 1 – April 30) 9am and 1pm
WINTER (May 1 – October 31) 12 noon
Departure Points:

The Rafting Centre, 95 Atirau Rd, Turangi

What you need to bring:

Swimwear, towel, a sense of adventure!

  • Clothing & Safety: Polar fleece jersey, splash jacket, helmet, wet suit, wet suit boot, life jacket
  • Food & Drink: Wholesome deli food (summer), hot soup and bread (winter). Tea and coffee.
  • Hot pools: A warm soak in thermal hot pools (winter only)
  • Photos: Digital photos of your adventure are downloaded and available immediately after you return. Available for purchase at a small additional cost.

We offer FREE pick-ups and drop-offs from Taupo, Turangi and National Park accommodation. Please enquire when booking.

Total time on water is 2 – 2.5 hours, total trip time 3.5 – 4 hours.



You’ll start your unforgettable adventure with an on-shore safety briefing and paddle instructions with one of our experienced guides.

You and the rest of the crew will then begin your whitewater rafting journey on grade 3 rapids – an ideal grade for experienced paddlers or first-time rafters.

Throughout the trip you’ll be treated to sights only accessed by raft. If you’re looking for things to do in Taupo, book with us and enjoy the spectacular unspoilt wilderness and adrenalin-pumping action!