Enjoy the thrill of one of New Zealand’s best Whitewater rafting trips on the Wairoa River in New Zealand's central North Island.Located just 2 ¼ hours from Auckland, this is one the locals love and it is recognised worldwide for it's rafting value. This fantastic rafting adventure offers a stunning rock and tree lined gorge that combines turbulent rapids with exciting drops to produce top White water action.
A hydro-controlled river, this rafting trip is only available 26 days a year so get in quick! The Wairoa Grade 5 is suitable for all active people aged 13 years and over.
Wairoa Release Dates:The Wairoa is a dam release river that only runs 26 days a year, in order to release the water they have to shut down a hydroelectric power station.
To follow are the confirmed dates for the upcoming season.
CONFIRMED DATES2013 - Sept - 15th, 29th, Oct - 13th, 27th, Nov – 10th, 24th, Dec - 8th, 22nd, 29th2014 - Jan – 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, Feb - 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, Mar - 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, Apr - 6th, 13th, 27th, May - 11th
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