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Address: 35 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+(64)442 9792
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Action packed white water rafting with the largest rafting operator in New...

Action packed white water rafting with the largest rafting operator in New Zealand. With over 30 years experience on the Shotover and Kawarau rivers, Queenstown Rafting continue to thrill customers with fun and adventure rafting. No prior rafting experience necessary and operating year round with experienced guides, all equipment and a hot sauna and shower at the end.Upgrades to helirafting also available as well as combos with bungy, skydive, canyon swing and jetboating. For the ultimate adventure check out the reviews from the multiday rafting options on the Landsborough.

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A fantastic ride I would do again

A little bit nervous booking as the Shotover River description was described as intermediate and I was a beginner but the guide (Heath) in our raft took safety (and practice) very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
PTY999
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Greater Perth, Australia
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Greater Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A little bit nervous booking as the Shotover River description was described as intermediate and I was a beginner but the guide (Heath) in our raft took safety (and practice) very seriously and we were well warned of what to expect and how to handle it at each stretch of white water. Only one person in our raft had any... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed an adventure packed afternoon riding the fast flowing rapids after a big downpour the night before. Experienced guides who provided helpful hints for a safe trip for all levels of all ages.

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Thank reidrab4
Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Whilst I can't say that my hubby and I had the fun adventure that we were hoping for, this is through no fault of Queenstown Rafting so I am still giving a 5 star review - we understand that whitewater rafting is a very weather dependent activity and unfortunately for us, the river was very low and slow on the... More 

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Thank Mimi L
auckland
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

But we cannot blame this on the crew!! We booked a heli and rafting trip combo. We are a family of 5. Even though I had looked into this carefully, 5 minutes before the chopper ride, they advised my nephew he would have to ride separately on another flight. I knew this chopper was able to take 6 passengers and... More 

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Thank taylor12auckland
Queenstown, New Zealand
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

great day...so much fun. the guides were great and the scenery was fab.... We also got to drive on skippers road which was a good experience and lucky we had a great driver.

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Thank sineadcarragher
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely great fun and experience! Our guide, Heath is an amazing guide and a superb bus driver (the road to the river was... really challenging). Thanks for making sure we were safe throughout while having great fun in the raft! P/S : Although the temp's low, but the wet suit provided kept us warm throughout.

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North Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I will start this by noting I am not a daredevil twenty something, but someone who is in his 5th decade! This was to be the one and only time I would do this, and took along my daughter....or more correctly went with her. The experience was great - the guides/raft captain outstanding and all very friendly, and clearly know... More 

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Broadbeach, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing. I've done it twice now and it really is one of the best ways to experience the epic scenery. The drive out also takes you along some of the best scenery along skippers road. The sand flies are very annoying however on the beach so bring deet the only thing strong enough not to be washed away in the... More 

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1 Thank Courtney A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an amazing rafting adventure! The views on the river was absolutely breathtaking. Percy, our guide, was great. He helped keep us safe all while having loads of fun. There were 6 of us on the raft, plus our guide, and 4 of us were honeymooners. We got to enjoy the warm... I mean cool water by taking a... More 

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Thank kooltravel3r
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On this trip to Queenstown we were travelling as an extended family group, (grandparents, parents and two teenage grandchildren), intent on an adventure weekend, which we kicked off with a rafting trip with Queenstown Rafting. What a professional, well organised and adrenaline filled time we had. A special thanks to Percy our rafting guide, who made our time on the... More 

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