Whitewater Rafting in Queenstown with Challenge Rafting - Happy Travels

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Tackle the famous white water rapids of the Shotover River on this grad 3-5 white water rafting trip from Queenstown.

Tour Description

White water rafting is one of the must do experiences in Queenstown – the thrill of winding down the famous Shotover Rivers rapids is the perfect way to explore natural and get your adrenaline pumping at the same time.

So join the crew of Challenge Rafting to tackle these grade 3 – 5 rapids, where their experts guides will help you bounce, paddle and sometimes swim through the white water!

You’ll tackle 6 of the rivers most famous rapids with nearly 2 hours on the water – finishing off at the Cascade Rapid and rafting in darkness through the Oxenbridge tunnel.

If white water rafting isn’t fun enough on it’s own you can also opt for the Heli Rafting Experience – take a scenic helicopter ride to the remote raft launch point in Skipper Canyon, it’s two amazing bucket list ticks in one ultimate day out!

White water rafting (Grades 3-5)
Warm up in the sauna post trip!
Scenic helicopter ride (Heli Raft option only)
Stunning views along the Shotover River
Heaps of native wildlife and fauna
Lots of awesome white water!
Access to raft the Shotover River in winter is by helicopter only (June-Mid Sept).


Grade 3-5 whitewater rafting.
Courtesy coach transfers.
Specialist river clothing (5ml wetsuits – long johns, wet suit jacket, booties, bootie socks, spray jackets, life jackets, protective helmets).
Safety briefing.
Friendly, professional guides.
Sauna, hot shower and refreshments follow each trip.
Professional photo service (optional).

Swimming costume

Departures –

Departs twice daily at 8am and 1pm. Check in is at Queenstown Information Centre.

Open date tickets please give 7 days notice to book. All bookings MUST reconfirm 48hrs in advance. Ph: 03 442 7318 or from outside NZ: +64 3 442 7318.

Provider Details
Challenge Rafting
Free Phone: Phone: 03 442 7318
PO Box 634 Queenstown 9348 New Zealand
Shotover River Rafting - $217 Per Person
Shotover Heli Rafting - $317 Per Person
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