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Tongariro River: Grade 2 Family Float

Product ID: 160866
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Go white-water rafting on the Tongariro River on a 1.5 hour rafting trip that’s ideal for families and first-time rafters. Paddle through a series of small, easy-going rapids with an experienced river guide to show you the ropes.
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Duration: 3 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the pristine surroundings of the Tongariro River
  • Enjoy a fantastic family adventure
  • Splash through fun grade two rapids
Full description
Discover the land and follow the river on this leisurely 1.5 hour trip down the soft, tumbling waters of the Lower Tongariro. As a first time rafter or someone who prefers a gentler pace, see the magic of rafting come alive. Get to grips with the paddles and encounter some small rapids but anything too wet or wild.

Upon arrival at rafting base camp in Turangi, meet your guide, suit up in a wetsuit and learn the basics of river rafting technique and safety. Then, you’ll have 90 minutes of river time, rolling through small rapids and stretches of flat water that are the perfect places to try out your new skills. Throughout the trip, you’ll pass through a scenic, natural landscape, with lush forests crowded at the edge of the water.

At the end of your time on the river, refuel with a cup of hot chocolate overlooking the Tongariro River, then finish the day looking at your photos at base.
Includes
  • Expert guide
  • All necessary equipment including helmet, polar fleece jersey, splash jacket, wet suit, wet suit boot, and life jacket
  • Full safety briefing
  • Tea and coffee
What’s Not Included
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years

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Meeting point

The Rafting Centre, 95 Atirau Road, Turangi 3353.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
Know before you go
• There is a minimum age of 3 years old and children must be accompanied by a responsible adult
• Please bring swimwear and a towel

From US$ 64.79 per person

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Tongariro River Rafting

Product ID: 160866