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Queenstown Shotover River White Water Rafting

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Highlights

After meeting the coach driver, you will travel the short distance from town toRafting Base where rafting clothing including wetsuit, life jacket, spray jacket and helmet will be issued. After a short briefing, the 40 minute journey along the historic Skippers Road begins, which is one of the Top 10 most dangerous roads in NZ. The upper section of the Shotover River gives you time to practice your paddle techniques before hitting the white water of the lower canyon. Paddle numerous rapids such as After Shock, Jaws, Toilet and Sequel during the 1.45 - 2 hrs of river time. You are then plunged into darkness as you negotiate the 170m long Oxenbridge Tunnel before bursting into Cascade Rapid to complete the adventure. A short walk brings you back to Rafting Base where there are hot showers prior to a return transfer to Queenstown.

What You'll Get

Itinerary

After meeting the coach driver, you will travel the short distance from town to
Rafting Base where rafting clothing including wetsuit, life jacket, spray jacket and
helmet will be issued. After a short briefing, the 40 minute journey along the
historic Skippers Road begins, this is via our brand new Go Orange Unimog
4WD through iconic Skippers Canyon, which is one of the Top 10 most
dangerous roads in NZ. Steeped in history, the dirt road, cut during the 1860’s
gold rush, weaves its way into the river. Upon arrival to Deep Creek, you
will receive a full safety briefing before meeting their river guide and paddling
companions. The upper section of the Shotover River gives you time to
practice your paddle techniques before hitting the white water of the lower
canyon. Paddle numerous rapids such as After Shock, Jaws, Toilet and Sequel
during the 1.45 - 2 hrs of river time. You are then plunged into darkness as
you negotiate the 170m long Oxenbridge Tunnel before bursting into Cascade
Rapid to complete the adventure. A short walk brings you back to
Rafting Base where there are hot showers prior to a return transfer to
Queenstown.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Water confidence is essential
  • Rafting while pregnant is prohibited
  • Rafting with any heart condition is prohibited
  • Minimum weight 40kg
  • Maximum weight 120kg
  • Minimum age is 13 years. Children aged between 13 and 15 years must be accompanied by a guardian
  • All travelers between the age of 15 and 17 years require a waiver to be signed by a guardian if they are unaccompanied
  • You must bring a swimsuit and towel
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 21 travelers
Inclusions
  • Shuttle bus from our Queenstown store to the Rafting Base
  • Full wetsuit, rafting clothing and all safety equipment
  • Extensive safety briefing
  • Unimog to Deep Creek via Skippers Canyon Road
  • Option to upgrade to a helicopter transfer
  • Rafting on the Shotover River
  • Hot showers at Rafting Base
  • Return shuttle to downtown Queenstown


Exclusions
  • Food and drinks


Duration
4 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


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