Ride the powerful rushing waters released from Ruahihi Power station dam on the mighty Wairoa River. This is the best rafting in the Bay of Plenty region and a must do over the summer season.
Age Limit: 13 years (conditions apply) and must fit safety equipment.
Weight Limit: Recommended minimum of 40kg and maximum of 125kg
Equipment: We provide wetsuits, fleeces, splash jackets, booties, buoyancy aids, and helmets.
Transport: From Rotorua central may be available on request but is subject to availability.
Wairoa Release Dates: The Wairoa is a dam-release river that only runs 26 days a year, in order to release the water they have to shut down a hydroelectric power station.
The following are the confirmed dates for the 18-19 season.
2018 - Sept - 16th, 30th Oct – 14th, 28th, Nov – 11th, 25th, Dec – 9th, 23rd, 30th
2019 - Jan – 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th, Feb - 3rd, 10th, 17th & 18th, 24th, Mar 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st Apr - 7th, 21st, May - 5th
Trips: 10am or 1pm (meet at river). (Flexibility for groups). Allow 3 hours in total.
Price: $129.00 per person (meet at river) OR $139.00 per person (including transport which is subject to availability).
Valid to 30 September 2019
Prices may change. Please check price on booking.
Group quotes on request.