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Rangitata Rafts

| Rd 20, Christchurch 7990, New Zealand
+64 3-696 3735
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Feel the thrill of rafting one of New Zealand’s most scenic and exciting stretches of white water in the heart of the South Island. With only one scheduled trip per day you will have time to enjoy every aspect; two delicious meals, spectacular scenery, rafting action with our professional team of guides, swimming in the calmer sections and the friendly atmosphere which people rave about. Join our day trip from Christchurch or drive yourselves, located 30 minutes off the main Christchurch to Queenstown highway.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Rd 20, Christchurch 7990, New Zealand
+64 3-696 3735

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Thank MichelleVann
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I am a certified rafting guide from Canada. We are not allowed to raft class 5 in Canada, however New Zealand allows it and rangitata rafts rafts à class 5 river. I’ve rafted quite a lot in my life but this one is over the...More

Thank Paul G
RangitataRafts, Guest Relations Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Paul. Thanks for the great review. We are so glad you could come out and experience some Grade A New Zealand rafting. Cheers, Jen

Reviewed 1 week ago

Can’t recommend enough really, was a spontaneous decision and one of the highlights of the holiday! The staff were great and it was a brilliant experience all round. Great bbq, great safety, rafting was unforgettable :) Shout out to Steve!

Thank Emily N
RangitataRafts, Guest Relations Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Emily. Thanks for the awesome review! We're so glad you could make it out to enjoy a day with us. Hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday. Jen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing day rafting at Rangitata rafting, first we had a nice lunch and then we went to the river, got in groups and got a guide (whom are by the way all great and funny people) , went on the river, got...More

Thank Frans B
RangitataRafts, Guest Relations Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Frans. Thank you for the review! We're glad you had such an awesome time. Cheers, Jen

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went rafting today, it was awesome, the staff were all great and really friendly. It was an awesome way to spend a Sunday!!! Thanks so much!!! We will definitely do it again 👍

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Thank Brynas72IF06
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

It was a 2h drive from Christchurch. Initially we thought rafting might be cancelled due to the drizzle but we were welcomed by the staff at the lodge. We were given light refreshments and hot drinks to keep us warm. We were then given thermals...More

Thank jerilynxd
RangitataRafts, Public Relations Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2017

Hi and thank you for your review. We are happy you came out rafting with us. The one great thing about rafting is that you can do it rain or shine. It's just as much fun either way, as you guys found out. Safety is...More

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January 17, 2017|
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Response from RangitataRafts | Property representative |
Hi, we have really good directions on our website, otherwise feel free to give us a call.