Kaituna Cascades was the original company to explore and open up the Kaituna River,
a long standing goal achieved and one we are very proud of.

Current Deals

Cruise Ships

If you are going to be visiting on a cruise ship we will happily transfer you with our shuttle from Mount Manganui to Kaituna Cascades.

Combo Deal

Kaituna River + Wairoa River Rafting

Combine and double up on an action packed day and do two rafting trips

Frequently Asked Questions

Legal: Kaituna Cascades is licensed by the NZ Government. Our guides are registered and trained to or exceeding the standards of the appropriate authorities

Kaituna Cascades designs and hand builds custom rafts specifically for running the big waterfalls on the Kaituna.


All our rafts are self bailers with three thwarts and, exclusively to us, we had handles built into the floor to help us keep you safely in the raft.


Our helmets, lifejackets and paddles are the best you can buy. Wetsuits, fleece tops, wetsuit booties and splash jackets are also provided to suit weather conditions.


We provide you with equipment and guides that are the best on the water.


You will need to have a reasonable level of fitness, a sense of adventure and fun, bathing suit/shorts and towel.


No experience on your part is necessary as full and comprehensive training will be given.


We offer group and corporate discounts. Please contact us for further information.


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