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Person Ages 15+

Go Sledging on the Kaituna River

Get your adrenaline fix on Rotorua’s famous Kaituna River, with an “at one with the environment” experience. Sledgers are in control of your own purpose-built sledge manoeuvred by flippers on your feet.

Enjoy the scenery, culture, and history of this famous river with our friendly, professional guides. Sledging is the most physically difficult of all the trips we offer. Participants must be strong swimmers and physically fit.

Seeing the river at eye level while lying on a board kicking with flippers is not for the faint-hearted and is a great personal challenge. The trip starts with a 10-minute walk carrying your sledge in to below the Kaituna waterfall before taking on the river. As a guide to the level of fitness required, participants should be capable of sprinting 100 metres and recovering reasonably quickly.

Sledging is available from November 1st to April 30th, subject to availability, water levels and minimum numbers.
The minimum age is 15 years.

Where We Meet:

Meet us at our base Hangar 14s, Rotorua Airport, 837 Te Ngae Road, Rotorua 15 minutes before your trip.

Please Bring:

Customers need a swimsuit & towel; everything else is provided