Rafting the ultimate whitewater

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Departure TimeMinimum AgeRiver Class (grade)Trip DurationOn River DurationPrice Features
9:30am / 1:30pm
10 yrs 3 4 hrs
2 hrs
$180 Adult, $160 Child (10-18yrs)



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All you need is your swimwear!

1/2 day tours starting at 9:30am and 1:30pm. Allow 4 hours with us and we will spend 2 hours on the water rafting a class 3-4 whitewater section on the mighty Buller River. All you need is your swimwear and we will provide everything else.

This is our No1 tour!

This popular Buller Gorge Rafting tour is our number 1 tour, with great white water for all! From ages as young as 10 years old and upwards, you will find yourself tackling rapids from grade 2-4 on the spectacular Buller River, the perfect tour for you and your team! You get to check out the famous Ariki Falls and pink granite canyon along with other rapids like O’Sullivan’s rapid, Jet Boat rapid and Whale Creek.

The river is spectacular with some exciting rapids

Big pools in between the rapids are great for swimming and relaxing in or the perfect time for having a good yarn. When the river is running high, we have options to run other sections of grade 3-4 white water which may include the Granity rapids and white water mile or the mystical Mangles River.

Daily Trips

Trips depart twice a day at 9:30am and 1:30pm. You need to allow 4 hours with us and we will spend 2 hours on the water rafting.  As a bonus, we provide photos of your tour for FREE 🙂

  • Guaranteed water all year round
  • Raft through a unique Pink Granite Canyon
  • Best white water on the Buller River
  • Enjoy the comfort and facilities of our Base

Photographic highlights of the days action will be screened back at base!

Rafting Departure Times

October to April twice daily – 9:30am and 1:30pm; May through to September (New Zealand’s winter) 12pm once a day on demand, pre bookings essential.

With regards to our minimum age for the Buller Gorge Rafting, we are able to take as young as 10 years old, when the river level is low.  You can phone or email us to discuss the river levels.


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