2-hour Tongariro River Family Rafting Excursion in Turangi
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Hotel Pickup Offered
Go white-water rafting on the Tongariro River on a 2-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, then warm up with a warm cup of coffee or tea. This 2-hour tour includes round-trip transport from your hotel in Turangi or Taupo, and is limited to 15 people for a personalized experience. Both morning and afternoon departures are available.
Ideal choice for families
2-hour white-water rafting trip
Experience the Tongariro River
90 minutes of river time
Hotel pickup and drop-off in Taupo or Turangi
Inclusions & Exclusions
Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
All equipment and instruction
Coffee, tea, and snacks
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Departure & Return
Pick up from local hotels in Taupo and Turangi. Self drive to The Rafting Centre, 95 Atirau Road, Turangi.
9:00am in winter10:30am and 3:30pm in summerHotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.
What To Expect
Choose the departure time that suits your schedule, then start with hotel pickup in Turangi or Taupo. The precise departure time varies with the time of year: morning rafting trips start between 9am and 10:30am, and summertime afternoon rafting starts at 3:30pm. Upon arrival at a rafting base camp in Turangi, meet your guide, suit up in a wetsuit, and learn the basics of river rafting technique and safety. 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 tea or coffee overlooking the Tongariro River, then finish the day with drop-off back at your hotel.
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Advisable to bring swimwear and a towel
All customers will be supplied with a wet-suit that must be worn when rafting
No experience necessary: suitable for all abilities
Minimum age is 3 years old
For a full refund, cancel At least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.