Half-Day Shotover River Rafting Trip from Queenstown

Half-Day Shotover River Rafting Trip from Queenstown
Water Sports > White Water Rafting > White Water Rafting
$159.28
Duration: 5 hours
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Description

Queenstown’s famous Shotover River provides the white water rafting action for those looking for extra excitement and thrills. Drive through Skippers canyon to the start of the rafting. Raft your way down the Shotover river taking on the wild and untamed rapids. Finish the trip rafting through the darkness of the 170m Oxenbridge Tunnel and shoot the drop into Cascade Rapid.

Step across this great frontier and meet the challenge of white water rafting on Queenstown’s famous Shotover River. The trip begins with a scenic drive through Skippers Canyon which drops you on the beach of the Shotover River where your rafting will begin.  

Then hop in the rafts to experience the rugged beauty and unspoilt grandeur of the breathtaking scenery as you conquer this wild and untamed river. Tackle six rapid sections along the Shotover River, with stretches of calm water to take in the views, go for a swim, and soak up its gold mining history.

The long and narrow grade 4-5 ‘Mother’ section is made up of rapids such as ‘Aftershock’, ‘Sqeeze’, ‘Toilet’ and ‘Pinball’ and is sure to get your heart racing. Raft through the darkness of the 170 metre Oxenbridge Tunnel and shoot the Cascade Rapid to complete the rafting adventure.

Queenstown’s famous Shotover River provides the white water rafting action for those looking for extra excitement and thrills. Drive through Skippers canyon to the start of the rafting. Raft your way down the Shotover river taking on the wild and untamed rapids. Finish the trip rafting through the darkness of the 170m Oxenbridge Tunnel and shoot the drop into Cascade Rapid.