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Whitewater Rafting Guide To River Trips

New Zealand

New Zealand whitewater rafting is one of the many activities available in a country known for adventure sports. It is only appropriate that the country that invented bungy jumping would offer some of the best whitewater rafting trips in the world.

North Island New Zealand Rafting Trips

Choose from the Tongariro River, Mokau River, Rangitaiki River, Kaituna River, Motu River, Wairoa River, or the Mohaka River.

South Island New Zealand Rafting Trips

Choose from the Kawarau River, Shotover River, or the Landsborough River.

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More About Rafting in New Zealand

New Zealand is an island with a volatile base of faults and volcanic activity. This produces tall, hard rock core mountains with pristine rivers cutting through them.The best part about New Zealand whitewater rafting trips is that they are available year round. The proximity of New Zealand to the Equator results in favorable temperatures most of the year.