Te Awa Kairangi - Hutt River Grade 2 Scenic Rafting Tour

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Highlights & inclusions

Raft the lower section of Te Awa Kairangi / Waiohine River
The perfect trip for first time rafters on Grade 2 rapids
Enjoy a relaxing scenic float with some astonishing scenery
Perfect way to spend the day on the river
Rock jumps and exciting small rapids to navigate
Introductory rafting tour that the kids can join
or 4 payments of $29.90 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Fri, Jul 19, 2024

What you can expect

A scenic Wellington whitewater rafting tour along the lower section of Te Awa Kairangi/Hutt River Gorge is the perfect introduction to the watersport for beginners and families. Come and experience the natural beauty within Wellington during a paddle down small rapids and rock jumps.

Starting at the beginning of the Grade 2 section of the river, learn how to paddle before being guided through easy rapids with expert guides. There is also an opportunity to stop for photos by a cascading waterfall and take a dip in the refreshing waters. The scenic white water rafting tour is ideal for first timers and families allowing you to build your confidence before tackling the more challenging Grade 3 wilderness tour.


What you need to know

  • Grade 2 scenic rafting tour
  • Wetsuits, booties, fleece top, splash top, helmet, life jacket, paddle
  • Transport to and from collection point
  • Tours departs at 9am, 12pm and 3pm
  • The duration of this experience is two hours
  • This experience takes place in Upper Hutt, NZ
Departure Location
  • This experience departs from our base of operations at 3/9a Jupiter Grove, Trentham, Upper Hutt 5018. We can arrange a pick-up from Wellington CBD for $75 per person return, or from Upper Hutt train station for $20 per person return.
Hotel Pickup
  • We offer a return shuttle service to and from wellington CBD for $25 per person.
What To Bring
  • Quick dry shorts/bathing suit
  • Synthetic shirt for warmth and sun protection
  • Sturdy footwear – sandals with straps (no flip-flops)
Terms And Conditions
  • Please let us know of any dietary restrictions for the refreshments
  • Children must be at least four years old to participate in a rafting trip
  • Please let us know of any medical conditions that may affect your trip
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems, heart problems, or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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