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Starting From AU$115.77
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Kaituna River Rafting (Grade 5) and Hot Pool at Hell's Gate Combo

Combining an epic 50 minute action packed ride down 14 epic rapids and the world’s highest rafted waterfall before sinking into the naturally heated geothermal waters of Hell’s Gate sulfur spa in what we like to call one Hell of a combo!

Join the Original Kaituna Rafting Company for an unbeatable grade 5 white-water experience on one of New Zealand's most exciting and beautiful rivers!

Experience the thrills and spills of the Mighty Kaituna River as we take on the world famous 7 metre Tutea Falls, the highest commercially rafted waterfall.

Together with your expert guide, your team will enjoy a 50 minute action packed ride down 14 epic rapids in a tight and twisting warm water jungle canyon.

This is a white water enthusiasts dream and is a must do for adrenaline junkies and 1st time rafters alike!

Then sink in to the naturally heated geothermal spas at Hell’s Gate, renowned for their restorative properties. While you soak take the chance to admire the native flora around you, you’ll soon feel rejuvenated inside and out.

Hell’s gate is more than just a place of myth and legend, this land has the power to heal and excite anyone who meets it, just as its done for centuries. Discover New Zealand's most unique geothermal experience.

Day 1 : Hot pools and white water rafting from Rotorua
Trips run daily at 9am, 11:45am, and 2:30pm, booking is essential. A 50 minute action packed ride down 14 epic rapids and the worlds highest rafted waterfall. The tour takes 2 hours in total. Hell's Gate is then a short 10 minute drive from our rafting base. Hell's Gate summer opening hours are 8:30am - 10pm, with winter opening hours being 8:30am - 8:30pm. *Reservations may be required for Hell's Gate hot pools for bookings with larger group sizes.
Meals :None

Our sweet Rafting Base in Okere Falls is in an awesome sunny location, surrounded by a scenic reserve and backs onto the shores of the Kaituna. We are the closest and most accessible company to the river. 

Okere Falls has a beautiful short walk through the scenic reserve which you can view many rapids of The Kaituna River, there is even an amazing cafe around the corner. This makes for a great half day trip out to this stunning region of Rotorua. Due to our location mostly every one self drives and meets us out at our river base. 

We are located at "18 Okere Falls Road, Okere Falls , NZ" . When you put this address into Google maps or in your GPS you will find our base easy. It’s a Big red & yellow building on the right side. It's a short 15min drive from Rotorua Township, & just 10mins from Rotorua Airport. 

Hell's Gate is located 351 State Highway 30, Tikitere, Rotorua, and is just a 10minute drive from our base. 

We also offer a complimentary shuttle from Rotorua central accomodations on request. BOOKING ESSENTIAL! Hell's Gate do offer a shuttle service back to Central Rotorua departing at 12.30pm, 3:30pm and 6:30pm in the winter time (1st April to 30th September) and at 12.30pm, 4:30pm, 7.30pm and 9:30pm in the summer time (Summer 1st October to 31st March). Booking is essential with Hell's Gate please call +64 07 345 3151 to arrange this.

Photos are available for purchase at the end of the rafting tour. They cost $40 for 60-70 high quality professional photos that will be sent through a link via email.  

We are GoPro Freindly. Please bring your own chest harness for your GoPro or alternatively Gopro Chest harnesses for your GoPro are available to rent for $5.