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Rangitata Rafts

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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Hours Today: 11:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Christchurch 7990, New Zealand
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+64 3-696 3735

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Reviewed April 28, 2017

A very easy paddle due to the current being strong but you do need a strong grip to hold on during the rapids! My first rafting trip but I have done some whitewater kayaking and I felt very safe under the intstruction of Dean our...More

Thank Robyn L
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

These guys are great. Very friendly and make you feel comfortable and apply no pressure to do the grade fives. Very safety conscious. The water level was high when we did it so the grade five rapids were big and exhilarating. A few people went...More

Thank LogieNUFC
RangitataRafts, Front Office Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Thanks for your awesome review! We are glad you had such a wonderful time. Thanks again!

Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a unique adventure, Rafting with these guys is a must. It's an easy drive out to the lodge and on arrival you are welcomed, registered then a lovely self serve lunch is made available. After lunch we gathered together to learn...More

Thank I1238UHbrucem
RangitataRafts, Front Office Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2017

Hi and thanks for your amazing review! We are happy you could come out and experience some of the best rafting in New Zealand.

Reviewed April 2, 2017 via mobile

Awesome trip must do when in the South Island. Good guides safe and fun. Not a rushed trip lunch and a good old Kiwi BBQ at the end of the day. Lodge is awesome. Thanks for a great day on the water 👍🏻

Thank Mark S
RangitataRafts, Guest Relations Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Happy you could come out to experience Rangitata Rafts. Thanks for the review!

Reviewed April 1, 2017

Awesome must do in South Island, the whole package from the accommodation,food,guides,rafting just awesome. Deano the guide really makes the whole trip so enjoyable, big ups to him and his crew

Thank antswebb
RangitataRafts, Guest Relations Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Cheers for the great review. Glad you enjoyed the trip!

Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

We had a great afternoon with the team from Rangitata, very well organised but still a fun filled and friendly bunch. Matt was our guide and instructor for the afternoon, we had great fun with him! Lots of awful jokes (but funny for it) and...More

Thank Lucifer6
RangitataRafts, Guest Relations Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Thanks for your wonderful review. Glad you had an amazing time! Thanks again for coming out.

Reviewed March 27, 2017

This was such an amazing experience. We started off with lunch with is always a great way to start. Then we had a briefing by an amazing team which had so much passion and energy. We then drove down and had a laugh with everyone....More

Thank HostelAntics24
RangitataRafts, Guest Relations Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2017

Thanks for your awesome review! We are stoked you had such a great time.

Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

As a group of 9 we had a brilliant day with Rangitata Rafts. We we were told the water was a little low for this time of year but this had no negative of the white water rafting that day. It was also good that...More

Thank jaybejonny
RangitataRafts, Public Relations Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2017

Thanks for your fantastic review! You're right low water in the river doesn't take away from the experience. It's the same adrenaline filled activity whether it's high water or low water. Thanks again!

Reviewed March 19, 2017

One smooth operation! Huge thanks to the team at Rangitata Rafts, has to be the best day trip I've done during my time in New Zealand. On the water, the guides have got things down to a fine art making for an awesome adrenaline filled...More

Thank Drew G
RangitataRafts, Public Relations Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2017

Thanks for your awesome review. We are glad you had a wonderful experience with the team here.

Reviewed March 19, 2017

Had a fantastic day rafting with Rangitata rafts. Was a great trip down the river with our guide Matt providing clear instructions down the rapids but also making it heaps of fun. Was a great company with lunch before the trip and a bbq provided...More

Thank Sarah W
RangitataRafts, Public Relations Manager at Rangitata Rafts, responded to this reviewResponded March 21, 2017

Thanks for your review. We are happy to see that you had a fantastic day. Cheers.

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Gbcann
Driving instructions from Geraldine to the lodge?
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.
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