Taihape Whitewater Rafting and Sledging
Taihape is a small rural town located in the Ruapehu region. Taihape is known as the Gumboot Capital of the World and is the Northern gateway town of the Rangitikei District. Whitewater rafting in Taihape is an exhilarating experience, involving navigating white water rapids of different levels in rivers. Test your adventurous spirit and try a white water rafting adventure in Taihape. more
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Mobile-friendly - River Valley have been rafting the Rangitikei River since 1982. Our grade 5, white-water rafting trip is often recognised as one of the best half day-trips in the world! Alternatively try a scenic or multi-day trip. Whether you're looking for a short action-packed trip or something more relaxing and discovery focused, River Valley Rafting can provide an unforgettable experience.
Mobile-friendly - We offer you options to explore the spectacular Rangitikei River, much of which is inaccessible other than by raft or kayak. Most of our trips are ideally suited toward families and those looking for mild adventure that will place them in a unique wilderness setting.
Mobile-friendly - Stunning views overlooking the Rangitikei River, private accommodation to relax. Our Honeymoon Retreat has a private spa pool. Tarata has room for the whole family and has a dog friendly unit. We can take you trout fishing, scenic rafting and tramping. We are lucky to live in this beautiful part of NZ and look forward to sharing it with you.
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