Tongariro River Rafting, Turangi

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Tongariro River Rafting is a 100% Kiwi company owned by local husband and wife team Garth and Leigh Oakden.

Garth has been a rafting guide on the Tongariro since 1987 and knows these waters like few others.

All our guides are fully trained rafting professionals, our equipment is top quality and the company is 100% compliant with all safe rafting requirements.
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  • My 2 kids and I loved our first experience at whitewater rafting. Our guide Bradon was competent and made the experience fun. He talked us through what we needed to know and gave clear instructions. E...  more »
  • Absolutely loved it, highly recommend having a go. So much fun and grade 2 was very safe for us oldies who had never tried it before. Jade and Mel were fantastic and we felt very safe with them guidin...  more »
  • Drew our guide was fabulous! Such a nice guy. Highly professional and very experienced. Highly recommend the family float for first timers! Being a big girl I was stressing about not being able to fit into the wet suits! Wasted my time, had a wetsuit for any shape! Such nice people and made me feel so comfortable. Kids loved it so much. If we weren’t leaving town tomorrow we would be back to try stage 3! A+++
  • My friend and I went on the Blue duck river rafting experience, epic experience highlight of our whole trip, experience New Zealand at its best. Rene, Natasha and the team were all lovely! Highly recommend :)
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