Half and Full Day rafting trips

Experience exhilarating world-class Grade 5 Rapids or enjoy a Scenic discovery trip on one of our Half or Full Day river rafting trips.

Discover the magic and beauty of the Rangitikei and Ngaruroro Rivers on one of our world class River Rafting trips.

Often recognized as one of the top half day Grade 5 Rafting trips in the world we offer 2-3 hours exploring the Rangitikei River, experiencing Grade 3-5 rapids. Alternatively if you’re looking for something a little more relaxing for the whole family you can check out one of our full day scenic rafting adventures, enjoying spectacular views and a picnic lunch on the Riverside.

If you are not sure what the river grading system means, then follow this link to a page detailing the International river grading system.

Check out our range of 1 day rafting trips below:

Half and Full Day rafting trips

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    White Water Rafting at River Valley Lodge

    Grade 5 White Water Rafting New Zealand

    Deemed as one of the top 8 rafting trips on the planet by Red Bull, this is a half-day white water rafting trip on the Rangitikei River. With 10 major rapids on this 11 km run, plus numerous smaller rapids, there is plenty to get excited about.

    Duration: Half Day

    Season: All Year Round

    Float My Boat Accommodation Package

    The Awesome Scenic Rafting Adventure

    With over 30 Grade 2 (easy) rapids, a side hike to a spectacular waterfall (weather dependent) and a riverside lunch, the 13 km section of the Rangitikei River downstream from the Lodge is perfect for all ages.

    Duration: Full Day

    Season: Duration: 1st October to 30th April

    Inflatable Kayaking – Fun Family Day Trip

    A family rafting adventure on the Scenic section downstream from River Valley Lodge sounds just the ticket. A heap of fun, side hike, lunch on the river – what could be better?

    Duration: Full Day

    Season: Duration: 1st October to 30th April

    River Rafting Trips at River Valley Lodge

    Inflatable Kayaking – Grade 5 Rapids Half Day

    It is summer time. Days are hot, the water is warm, and just the time to go white water rafting. Right? Now is the opportunity to try your hand at Inflatable Kayaking. A fun option for playing on the river

    Duration: Half Day

    Season: January to March depending on river levels

    Float n’ Fly Fish

    Let us take you to places on the Rangitikei River that hardly anyone manages to reach. We do this by raft. This is a Day Raft/Fishing Trip

    Duration: Full Day

    Season: 1st October to 30th April

Have any questions?

Speak to one of our friendly adventure consultants who would love to help you out.
thelodge@rivervalley.co.nz / 0800 248666 / +64 6 38 81444

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