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Frogz White Water Sledging

39 Camp Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 5262
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Kawarau River White Water Sledging
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White Water Sledging is the best way to get up close and personal with the mighty waters of the southern lakes of New Zealand. Take on the rapids of the historic Kawarau River on our river purpose sledges, designed and built in New Zealand! They are buoyant and manoeuvrable, perfect for running rapids and spinning in whirlpools! Enjoy this pristine alpine white water adventure in one of New Zealand`s most scenic rivers. Haven’t had enough? We head back up to the top for another exhilarating 6 km run. You will end up a fully-fledged Frog with a big smile! The Roaring Meg section of the mighty Kawarau is graded 2-3. No experience is required but you must be able to swim, be reasonably fit and confident in water. Our team is comprised of seasoned professionals. Frogz has been running white water sledging trips from Queenstown and Wanaka since 1991.
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May 19, 2016
“It's a Must Do- Don't Miss It!”
Jan 21, 2016
“Great activity for everyone”
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39 Camp Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 5262

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Reviewed March 5, 2015

THE best place to jump in & have some fun. We travelled about 5km down the Kawarau River, which is beautiful in itself, & had the opportunity to hone our skills on a second run if we wanted. The guides were very professional, encouraging &...More

Thank Naomiigram
Reviewed March 1, 2015

My cousin recommended whitewater sledging after she and her husband did it in Queenstown years ago. My friend and I went and loved it! Rose and Pavel gave us plenty of instruction and even a little practice in a calm area when we first got...More

1  Thank gdtwinkie
Reviewed February 21, 2015

We were an older group of trusting adventurers and Rose was our leader for the day. She did not disappoint. Safety aspects are well covered, the helpful assistants are sweet and take care of everyone and encourage you to enjoy the adventure as you flail...More

1  Thank OKAussie
Reviewed January 29, 2015

Had a great trip with Rose and Pavel. Not for those who don't enjoy water activities whole-heartedly, but if you do, this is for you! The rapids are great, then you get stretches without rapids to get your breath back inbetween. Cliff jumping is awesome...More

1  Thank Naomi M
Reviewed January 28, 2015

This tour is one of the best tours in Queenstown... easily! i was already expecting a good time as i work in the travel industry and had heard great things. Even so it still passed any expectations that i had of it when i arrived....More

1  Thank JackieFran S
Reviewed January 23, 2015

we had a small group of 8 with 2 helpful instructors. Kicking to get in the right position in the river took some effort (for the unfit). At every opportunity there was an instructor there to help or give advice or just keep an eye...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you can't do this trip then you can come close to the experience in your own home. Go to your clothes washing machine, set it to a cold wash with a spin cycle and climb in. You get the picture. My family say I...More

3  Thank Robert B
Reviewed January 4, 2015

Did this recently with my wife and 2 daughters and we all had a blast. The guides were great and assisted anyone who needed any help. We did the 5km river trip twice and enjoyed the second trip much more. This is a must do...More

2  Thank Ian M
Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Did two times down the river and both of them was greate fun. Good guides. If you are not afraid of water this should be on your to do list.

Thank Ole M
Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

If you are comfortable in the water then this trip will likely be a little disappointing. The area is beautiful and the guides are friendly however if you are after an adrenaline activity then this trip is not for you. If you have been to...More

1  Thank Andrew W
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