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Join us on the iconic Shotover river for a whitewater rapid adventure like no other as we expertly guide you through grade 3-5 rapids...

Highlights

  • Paddle the infamous grade 3-5 rapids of the Shotover River
  • Raft the 170m Oxenbridge Tunnel
  • Navigate 6 exciting rapids
  • Enjoy outstanding world-class scenery

Get ready for a thrilling day on the iconic Shotover river as we navigate the rapids that carve their way down the valley.

We'll get your adrenaline pumping before we’ve even hit the water as we take an unforgettable coach trip through skippers canyon, famous for its exciting cliff edges.

The adventure begins in one of the most scenic environments in the world as you take to the water and experience gut-wrenching drops in your stomach while navigating exhilarating grade 3 -5 rapids in the canyons, aptly named aftershock, squeeze, toilet and Oh Sh*t.

Our knowledgeable guides who are expertly trained with a keen sense of adventure will guide you through the canyons, while you work collectively as a team until your journey comes to an end through the darkness of the 170m long Oxenbridge Tunnel before finally taking on the Cascade rapid.

We challenge you to delve deeper, go further than the average experience and Go beyond with us.

Adult $239.00

What's included

  • Transfer from downtown Queenstown to rafting base
  • Full wetsuit rafting clothing including booties & safety equipment
  • Transfer to Deep Creek via Skippers Canyon Road
  • Extensive safety briefing
  • Rafting on the Shotover River
  • Hot showers and sauna
  • Transfer/ return travel to Queenstown downtown

Notes

  • Duration: ½ day approximately 4.5 hours

    Departures: 8am & 1pm (October-May)

    Check-in: Please check-in at Queenstown Rafting Shop, 35 Shotover Street, Queenstown, 5 minutes before your departure time.

    Restrictions:

    • Minimum age 13 years
    • Minimum weight 40kgs (88lb)
    • Minimum booking numbers apply for trip confirmation
    • Under 18s guardian conditions Apply
    • Clients must be water confident
    • 'No shows' or cancellations within 24 hours of departure are non-refundable

Available Bookings from October 20 to October 26

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  • Adult$189.00

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  • Adult$239.00

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Colin Caskie from United Kingdom wrote on 16 February 2016

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Awesome

One of the highlights of the trip. Excellent guides as well!

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Thanks for the review Colin!

Krzysztof from Denmark wrote on 16 October 2018

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Awesome rafting experience

Everything nicely prepared, nice staff and professional guides. And tunnel rafting - amazing. Totally worth it!

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Tam Luong from Denmark wrote on 16 October 2018

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Great Fun!

Highly recommendable! We had a great time. The guides were great and dont get afraid of the 3-5 grade, no one went overboard in the 4 raft we were out.

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Adam White from Australia wrote on 16 October 2018

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Great

Great

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Eleanor Cafra from Australia wrote on 14 October 2018

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Shotover river

Guides were absolutely excellent in training us to get down the river safely & without anyone falling out or undue stress. Was really fun & loved going down all the rapids

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