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Shotover River Whitewater Rafting

Join Go Orange on the iconic Shotover River for a whitewater rapid adventure. Boasting 4 brand new departures daily at unsurpassable prices during summer.

Start with an unforgettable coach trip through Skippers Canyon, famous for it's exciting cliff edges, enough to get your adrenaline pumping before we hit the water.

Experience grade 3–5 whitewater rapids in one of the most scenic environments in the world. The rapids can change on a daily basis, but be assured our guides are expertly trained and have a keen sense of adventure. They will guide you through canyons, navigate the rapids and the famous 170m Oxenbridge tunnel to finish.

Enjoy a hot shower at Rafting Base before returning to Queenstown.

  • Grade 3-5 whitewater rapids
  • Paddle through a 170m tunnel
  • Drive the famous Skippers Canyon Road
  • Option to fly in via Helicopter in our Shotover River Heli-Raft experience
  • Raft the Moana-Roa (big water) Chief section of rapids: Aftershock, Squeeze, Toilet & Oh Sh*t – to name a few

Shotover River Rafting is not currently opening due to a slip on the Skippers Canyon access road. As soon as the road is open we will be back on the river. We are taking bookings for October 20 onwards. 

Book Your Shotover River Whitewater Rafting

Leaving from Queenstown

Duration: 4.5 Hours
Departs: 8am & 1pm
Season: Summer Only

From NZD: $199

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  • Minimum age - 13 years.
  • Weight restrictions - 40 kg to 120kg (weighing maybe required upon check-in).
  • Under 18 years - Guardian conditions apply.
  • Suitable for water competent people of moderate fitness.
  • People with a heart condition or taking heart medication are unable to participate.
  • Trip operates with a minimum of 8 people.
  • Trips are weather, river level and/or water temperature dependent.
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