The Tongariro River has its sources in the Central Plateau of North Island. Fed by several tributaries that drift through the mountain ranges, the river is one of the principal water bodies in North Island. The river meanders towards the north, along the Turangi town and then enters Lake Taupo. The awesome river gets a part of its huge volume from the heavy rainfall of the zone.
The Tongariro River is also highly popular as one of the best trout fishing waterways around the globe. Moreover, the river boasts of several beautiful pools namely Duchess Pool, Major Pool, Fence Pool, and Redhut Pool. All this makes the water body one of the most visited rivers in the whole Australasian continent.
With incredible waves of Class III and an amazing range of 65 rapids, the waterway brings in the scope to conduct enthralling whitewater rafting ride. For all first timers, the Tongariro River offers exciting challenges and great fun. As you float through the picturesque beech forests, you can get a taste of the wild adventure.
Racing along the turbulent rapids, the Tongariro River will take you through majestic gorges, volcanic and limestone cliffs. The speeding and exhilarating rapids offer you a romping pace, as you sway along the thrilling waters. Moreover, rafting on the Tongariro River won’t require any sort of prior experience, as the rapids are not at all terrifying. The crystal-clear waters with their soft curls are the ideal location for conducting family and school trips.
The beautiful waters teamed with the wonderful scenery are indeed breathtaking! Apart from tasting the thrill of the water, you can even plan for an overnight camping adventure. So, get set for a splendid adventure on the stupendous whitewaters of the spellbinding Tongariro River.