Best Water Activities in Whakatane
Local Recommendations from our My Guide Rotorua team
With an abundance of lakes surrounding Rotorua and a well earned reputation for adventure, there is a wealth of water activities to enjoy in Rotorua.
There are plenty of fast flowing rivers around Rotorua, so rafting in Rotorua is definitely something you should consider while you're here. Join your fellow adrenaline junkies as you splash up and down the rivers of Rotorua. Rotorua Rafting is heaps of fun. Splash up the Kaituna River, plunge over the Tutea Falls, and enjoy a good old swirl in the white water weirs of Wairoa. You can choose from short jaunts over some low grade rapids, or longer, more adventurous expeditions over higher grade rapids, fast flowing waters, and under some amazing waterfalls. Raft through gorges and valleys and take some time to marvel at the cliffs and cataracts that will pass either side of you. You don't have to have rafted before. Even if you've never got your feet wet, your instructors and guides will ensure this is an action-packed journey that'll leave you hungry for more.