Queenstown Rafting is the original Queenstown Rafting company, professionally run with over 40 years experience, providing white water rafting trips and more, in the adventure capital of New Zealand, Queenstown.
Experience New Zealand’s white water river rafting at its best! Queenstown Rafting are the outdoor adventure activity and adrenaline specialists offering guided rafting trips on the Shotover and Kawarau Rivers.
White water rafting, and more, in the adventure capital of New Zealand, Queenstown. Three different trips for all abilities, plus ‘action extras’.
Price: $199 per person
Departs: 8:00 am – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm
Duration: approx 5 Hours
The Shotover River is most popular and serious white water action rafting trip.
Begin with an unforgettable coach trip into Skippers Canyon, famous for it’s exciting cliff edges and gold mining history. Meet your river guide before beginning your white water rafting journey through the spectacular canyon. Rafting from Deep Creek over peaceful waters at first, you’ll head towards the exhilarating rapids of the lower canyon. The adrenaline pumps as you paddle Aftershock, Squeeze, Toilet, Oh Sh*t, Pinball and Jaws to name a few. Raft the 170m Oxenbridge Tunnel before shooting Cascade Rapid to complete your adventure. Before returning to Queenstown, enjoy a sauna and hot shower at Cavells Rafting Base.
Here is your chance to pair two of Queenstown’s most iconic experiences. Packing in those famous 360 spins and dramatic canyon walls as you discover the Kawarau River and its pristine wilderness. The jet boat will race down the river to your next mode of transport. Jump straight into a raft with the team to complete the last section of river, where the Jet Boats fear to go. Spend your afternoon paddling through the historic Kawarau gorge, famous for its gold mining, wineries and it’s stint in The Lord of the Rings franchise.
Paddle and swim your way through grade 2-3 whitewater rapids with a brand-new cliff jumping section added for the adventure junkies. Complete your journey by tackling the famous 400m Dog Leg rapid – the longest commercially rafted rapid in New Zealand. Then head back to Rafting Base for a hot shower.
Experience two of Queenstown’s best activities and book now
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