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Te Awa Kairangi Grade 3 Wilderness Whitewater Duckie Tour

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Experience stunning wilderness on this exhilarating whitewater rafting from Upper Hutt: Glide over class 3 rapids on the Te Awa Kairangi River, savor a delicious lunch, and take home photos.

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  • Experience ancient and native New Zealand with an incredible rafting trip!
  • Enjoy the thrill of jump off rocks into a deep natural pool!
  • Make lifelong memories with your loved ones!
  • Nourish your body with a good picnic on the bank of the river gorge!


Join us on the wilderness grade 3 section of Te Awa Kairangi, this section of the river is a part of a nature reserve that has never been mined or forested. You will get to experience ancient native New Zealand Forest filled with 1200-year-old trees, native birds, and a selection of freshwater fish. We supply lunch, photos, and all the gear you would need to keep you warm, all for one great price! Start the day off at our base of operation in Upper Hutt, Get geared up in our industry approved gear, Head to the top of the river for a safety briefing, Spend the next 2.5 - 3 hours experience New Zealand the way it used to be! You will encounter 10.5 kms of grade 3 rapids, 4+ waterfalls, ancient native trees, native birds and fish, rock jumps, and swimming opportunities. Lunch is provided at the halfway point of the trip (sandwiches, hot drinks, and biscuits), End the trip with a photo viewing to see memories you made! Pickup/Drop-off available for an added cost.


Professional photos Lunch and hot drinks on river 7 meter rock jump 5 meter rock jump 10.5 km of beautiful ancient native New Zealand Forest and grade 3 rapids Swimming opportunities

Important Information

  • Bring Swimwear and an adventurous spirit!

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