Hutt ValleySee & Do
A person wearing a blue helmet, orange lifejacket, is in mid-air, doing a cannonball jump from a tall rock into a stream. Three people watch from below, where they wait with two small red rafts.

Wellington Rafting

Explore the mighty waters of the upper  with Wellington Rafting.

With multiple outdoor experiences on offer, you can choose from a gentle paddle on the river or thrilling whitewater adventures. Each experience takes you deep into the heart of the Hutt Valley wilderness. You’ll get close to nature and see idyllic scenery.

If you want to turn up the adrenalin, you can head down the river in an inflatable kayak (Double Duckie). Or, explore the nearby Little Akatarawa River Canyon. You’ll travel through dark caves, jump off rocks and abseil down four waterfalls. You can also fly by helicopter into the stunning Tararua Range and paddle down the majestic Waiohine River.

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Made up of a skilled group of guides and adventure-seekers, the Wellington Rafting team has years of experience on the river. So you’re always in safe hands. They’ll guide you through exciting white water while you take in riverside scenery and untouched native bush.

If you want to explore more of the region, Wellington Rafting can help you put together a multi-day experience. Working closely with Wildfinder, they can create the perfect paddle, bike and hike itinerary.