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    Whitewater Rafting

Shotover River Rafting

An action packed, serious white water rafting adventure on the famous Shotover River!

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 hot shower at Rafting Base.

  • Rafting on the Shotover River (grade 3-5)
  • Drive into the spectacular Skippers Canyon
  • Raft a 170m tunnel

Book Your Shotover River Rafting

Leaving from Queenstown

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Duration: 4.5 hours
Season: Oct - May

From NZD: $229

June-Sept upgrade to Heli-Raft

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Booking Information

  • Minimum age - 13 years.
  • Minimum weight - 40 kg.
  • Under 18 years - Guardian conditions apply.
  • Trip operates with a minimum of 8 people.
  • Suitable for water competent people of moderate fitness.
  • Trips are weather, river level and/or water temperature dependent.
  • Please Note

    Heli-Raft upgrade needed for winter months June - Sept.

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