Karamea River , New Zealand ,
How to get there: Fly into Hokitika, rent a car or take a shuttle bus to the town of Karamea . Raftable year round.
River description: Helicopter access wilderness Grade 5, Big water pool drop, long continuous rapids, average flows of 150 cumecs. Long rapids with some portages. There are 2 sections, 1 day heli access and a 3 day heli access, world class trout fishing. Good for oar frames, paddle rafts, catarafts, kayaking.
Commercial companies running it.
Sweet As/Eco Rafting Adventures
Grade 5 Heli rafting specialists
West Coast; South Island; New Zealand
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