Work functions and corporate team building in the Wellington and Waiarapa regions.
Wellington rafting offer epic combo packages and endeavor to supply the safest possible experience for you and your team with the most amount of fun. Accommodating to all ages and abilities we strive to supply you with the best experience to suit any occasion whether it be a team building event, an end of year christmas party, work functions, stag or hens party, social group activity, birthday parties and more. We can cater to your requirements to give you the ideal experience.
Following are the combo packages we have on offer…
RAFT & ABSEIL, WAIOHINE DAY OUT
Spend the day in the astonishing Waiohine gorge, starting with a scenic rafting tour on the beautiful emerald green water of the wild Waiohine river, stopping at water falls for group photos and spending quality time with your pairs jumping off the rocks.
After the river experience we will provide a catered lunch for the team to enjoy while we prepare you for the 30 meter abseil. You and your team will be rappelling a 30 meter wall down to the river with our experienced guides giving thorough instruction and coaching you over the edge. This is an amazing activity for ages from 8 years and above, the perfect kids birthday adventure idea or a great way to test the confidence levels of adults.
- Grade 2 Scenic rafting (2.5 hours).
- Catered lunch.
- 30 meter abseil.
- High quality photos of the day.
- All gear provided (All you need is swimwear, a towel, warm change of clothes and a sense of adventure).
Duration: Allow a full day for this package (6 hours of activities).
Minimum 2 per booking
Bikes and Boats Tour
The day begins meeting in Kaitoke to then be transported over to Cross creek in Featherston, Wairarapa. You are given electric powered mountain bikes to cycle your way over the Rimutaka incline rail trail back to Kaitoke to then jump onto the river and either raft the wilderness river section of Te Awa Kairangi / Hutt river gorge or the lower grade 2 section of the river. We provide a catered lunch to enjoy at the riverside, stop at the rock jumping spot and take amazing photos of you and your team throughout the tour.
- Electric powered mountain bike hire.
- Transportation from Kaitoke to Featherston then from Kaitoke to the river put in.
- Whitewater rafting tour (Grade 3, 3-4 hours).
- Catered lunch.
- All gear provided (all you need is swimwear, a towel, warm change of clothes and a sense of adventure).
Helicopter Access Wilderness River Tour, Totara Flats, Wairarapa
The day begins with a meeting at Wellington Rafting headquarters in Upper Hutt or meeting at Amalgamated helicopter, 625 Chester Road, RD1, Carrington, Carterton for briefings of the day and to size the crew up with gear. We load all gear into the helicopter and enjoy a gorgeous scenic flight over the Tararua ranges into Totara flats riverside of the Waiohine river.
Boats are pumped and we then travel down 17 kilometers of beautiful scenic native wilderness river stopping for a catered lunch spread riverside, the river section is full of exciting grade 2+ rapids, spectacular cascading waterfalls, emerald, green water and amazing rock jumps. This is an adventure, one to remember and one to tick off a few things on the bucket list. We provide high quality photos of the tour and have you transported back to your vehicles at the end of the trip.
- Transportation ( $50.00 pp extra for group transportation from Wellington to Amalgamated helicopters and back).
- 15 Minute helicopter flight.
- Wilderness river tour (5 hours on river).
- Catered lunch spread.
- High quality photos of the tour.
- All gear provides for the river (All you need is swimwear, a towel, warm change of clothes and a sense of adventure).
Minimum of 3 per booking.
Hike In, Raft Out - Overnight Team Building Adventure in the Waiarapa
This epic team building hike in raft out overnight adventure is one to really test your team ability to work together.
We begin the day meeting at the Waiohine gorge road end where we start our 4–5-hour hike into Totara flats of the Waiohine river, Wairarapa. You will be accompanied on your walk with one of our knowledgeable and friendly staff members taking you through pristine native New Zealand forest sharing the interest of this amazing place. We break up the walk with a nice lunch stop next to the river then carry on to arrive at Totara flats hut where our trusty helicopter pilot will have dropped all the river equipment, food and sleeping gear for the overnight stay and the river journey the following day. You will be pampered with delicious food all prepared by our staff for you to sit back and take in the serenity of the Tararuas.
The following day breakfast is once again prepared by staff, boats are pumped and we then travel down 17 kilometers of beautiful scenic native wilderness river stopping for a catered lunch spread riverside, the river section is full of exciting grade 2+ rapids, spectacular cascading waterfalls, emerald, green water and amazing rock jumps. This is an adventure, one to remember and one to tick off a few things on the bucket list. We provide high quality photos of the tour and have you transported back to your vehicles at the end of the trip.
- Helicopter access gear drop, transportation, food preparation.
- Catered Dinner, Desert, Breakfast and lunch.
- Guided hiking tour.
- Wilderness river tour (5 hours on river).
- High quality photos.
- All gear provided for the rive.
- You will be given a list of personal items required for you to bring on the tour including sleeping equipment and clothing.
Minimum of 2 pax per trip.
There is a flat rate of $1750.00 for helicopter access gear drop + gear, food preparation and transportation.
$750.00 per person
Ropes and Rivers Tour
Ropes and rivers tour, an adventure experience with two great activities in one exciting day.
The adventure begins with a thorough safety briefing including a demonstration on how to rappel /abseil a rope followed by a 20 minute walk along an old logging track into the Akatarawa forest where the first feature of the Little Akatarawa Canyon tour begins.
An exciting zipline into the Little Akatarawa canyon followed by four waterfall descents repelling/abseiling by rope into the heart of the canyon, we lower you through the first waterfall to get you comfortable in the environment then if you are confident and want to do an independent abseil our experienced team of guides are there for support to coach you through the activity making sure you are safe and having fun. Wading through a shallow creek and jumping from height into fresh pristine water (optional) is so much fun and the scenery is truly an experience to remember, the Little Akatarawa Canyon has got to be the greatest little hidden gem in the Wellington region being only a 40 minute drive from the CBD we are so lucky to have such a cool adventure on the doorstep of the capital city, Wellington.
The adventure continues once we exit the canyon to then jump onto the river in our 2 person inflatable kayaks / Duckies to enjoy a relaxing paddle down our local awa/river stopping at the jump spot for some mean bombs and a lovely catered lunch riverside.
- Little Akatarawa Canyoning tour (Duration 3-4 hours).
- Te Awa Kairangi river tour (Duration 1.5 - 2 hours).
- Catered lunch.
- High quality photos of the day.
- All gear provides for the canyon and river (All you need is swimwear, a towel, warm change of clothes, a pair of old running shoes and a sense of adventure).
Bikes Boats and Brews Combo
Join us for an unforgettable day of adventure and relaxation with our Bikes Boats and Brews Combo. This comprehensive package offers a seamless blend of outdoor excitement and scenic enjoyment, ensuring a day to remember.
Pricing Details: Choose Your Adventure Level
- Grade 2 Wilderness Rafting: $399
- Grade 3 Wilderness Rafting: $499
Scenic Shuttle Ride: Begin your journey with a comfortable shuttle ride to the Featherston side of the Rimutaka hill. Experience the stunning landscapes as you make your way to the heart of the adventure.
Electric Mountain Biking: Embrace the thrill as you hop on electric-powered mountain bikes and traverse the incline. The ride over the picturesque landscape will lead you to the meeting point with Wellington Rafting in Kaitoke.
Grade 2 or Grade 3 Wilderness Rafting: Dive into the exhilarating Grade 3 wilderness rafting experience with Wellington Rafting. Navigate the river's twists and turns, feeling the rush of the water as you conquer the rapids.
Satisfying Meal: After your rafting adventure, indulge in a delectable burger or pizza paired with a refreshing beer or cider at Wild Kiwi Distilleries/Brewtown. Relish the flavors and unwind in a vibrant setting.
Memories on the Big Screen: Wellington Rafting will enhance your experience by showcasing the captivating photos from your adventure on a big screen. Relive the excitement and share the highlights with your fellow adventurers.
Beverage Discount: Enjoy a 10% discount on beverages purchased subsequently, allowing you to prolong the enjoyment of your day with a variety of choices.
- Duration: Immerse yourself in the adventure and relaxation for a total of 8 hours, making the most of every moment.
- Lunch on the River: Recharge during the day with a delicious lunch served right on the river, surrounded by nature's beauty.
- Captured Memories: Cherish the memories with complimentary photos of your tour, ensuring you have tangible mementos to look back on.
Embark on this remarkable Bikes Boats and Brews Combo, where excitement, natural beauty, and great food and drink converge for an incredible day in New Zealand's scenic wonderland.
Raft N Craft Combo
Experience the perfect blend of exhilarating river adventure and the rich flavors of craft beer with our Raft n Craft Combo. Immerse yourself in the excitement of Grade 2 or Grade 3 rafting, followed by the indulgence of craft beer tastings at Wildkiwi Distillery.
Choose Your Adventure Level
- Grade 2 Wilderness Rafting: $299
- Grade 3 Wilderness Rafting: $399
Rapid Excitement: Kickstart your day with an adrenaline-fueled river adventure. Choose between Grade 2 or Grade 3 rafting, each offering its own level of excitement. Navigate the river's twists and turns, ensuring a memorable water escapade.
Craft Beer Delight: After the thrilling river ride, treat your taste buds to the world of artisanal craft beer. Savor a selection of meticulously brewed craft beers, each with its own unique flavor profile. Immerse yourself in the artistry of brewing and experience the passion behind each sip.
Choose Your Adventure: Select the Grade 2 Raft n Craft at $299, or opt for an elevated experience with the Grade 3 Rafting and Craft combo at $399.
Craft Beer Indulgence: Delve into the world of craft beer as you savor carefully crafted brews. Experience the dedication of skilled artisans who create beers that are a true embodiment of flavor and quality.
Reserve Your Spot
The Raft n Craft Adventure Combo offers the perfect blend of heart-pounding adventure and the refined tastes of craft beer. Choose your adventure level, immerse yourself in the experience, and indulge in an unforgettable day of thrills and flavors.