Option 1 - Hike, lunch and Raft. This adventure starts with a 20 minute hike to the hidden Tarawera Falls. Then we raft the river through some of the freshest water in the world. Grade 2+ makes this a suitable tour for families and for the mature traveler. $120 Adult, $90 Child. Option 2 - Raft Rafting the grade 2 rapids. Starting off in the Tarawera forest floating through the pine trees you will enjoy the native birds, trout and swimming holes and to finish with Taitanic Rapid. $90 Adult, $70 Child Option 3 - Whitewater Express Rafting the Whitewater Epress of the Tarawera. Multiple rides through the 1km stretch of river, these rapids are good for big groups, set up to challenge against each other the river elements. From as little as $35 per person for groups of 100 or more.