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King River Rafting

Queenstown, Australia
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About King River Rafting
King River Rafting is Tasmania's one day white water rafting specialist. Usually based on Tasmania's west coast at Queenstown we mainly offer trips on the King River. With quality rapids, superb wilderness rainforest and assured water this is a quality trip. From the King River Gorge you can chose to catch the West Coast Wilderness Railway back to Queenstown or continue on down the more peacefull lower reaches of the river for a full day of wilderness rafting.
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King River Gorge White Water Rafting Day Trip from Queenstown Including the West Coast Wilderness Railway

Combine two thrilling adventures into one day on this 6-hour tour from Queenstown. First, get your adrenaline pumping as you try white water rafting and paddle past the waterfalls and rain forest of the King River Gorge. Then, jump aboard a steam train for a spectacular journey back to Queenstown along the West Coast Wilderness Railway.
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6 hours
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from $205.71

Half-Day King River Gorge Kayaking Tour

Travel through the King River Gorge by inflatable kayak on this tour from Queenstown. This stretch of the river between Mt. Jukes and Mt. Huxley is home to waterfalls, a deep gorge, and serene rainforest scenery. You'll paddle about 1.2 miles (2 km) through both calm waters and small rapids, watching for wildlife along the way.
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4 hours
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from $82.28

King River Rafting Day Trip from Queenstown to Strahan and return Including the West Coast Wilderness Railway

Travel down a gentle section of the King River on this tour from Queenstown, the ideal option for those who'd like to experience river rafting without big whitewater rapids. You'll take a ride on the West Coast Wilderness Railway to Dubbil Barril, and float 9 miles (15 km) down the river, passing through small rapids, pools, and rainforest scenery on the journey to Lowana.
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9 hours
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from $205.71
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a top rate well-organised excursion. My wife and I felt safe all the way through, while nevertheless experiencing the adrenaline rushes. The scenery was beautiful - we were able to imagine the difficulties of the first explorers out in this wilderness, The equipment...More

Date of experience: February 2020
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The half day was a lot of fun, beautiful pristine gorge exploration. Expect to get wet... and enjoy what the river reveals. Many thanks to Oliver and Carolyn we a good team lead and very helpful and informative, thanks again guys...

Date of experience: February 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely fantastic day on the King River- beautiful scenery with Huon pines and giant manferns lining the banks. Train ride back was a great way to finish off a great day.More

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank cwwilko
Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are always excited when we hear fantastic review on the King River, It is a very beautiful place, and great that people come to enjoy it with us, the combination of the Rafting and then travelling back to Queenstown on the Beautiful West Coast...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to admit, my partner and I rafted before in New Zealand and compared to that experience it was very poor value for money. It was just a few rapids. The climbing in between was horrible, imagine climbing a steep and muddy hill with...More

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank L3051QKelisag
Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi We regret that you felt like this. We take pride in what we offer and feel it is good value. The portage track is mainly rock with steps and ladders where required. Without knowing the day you came with us it is difficult to...More

Reviewed January 24, 2020

It was a great adventure through a beautiful part of the world. Michelle, Ollie and Emily (and Andrew and the Wilderness Railway guys) really knew what they were doing and took care of us in extra-high water and in spite of train-troubles beyond their control!...More

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank Fouracres
Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Fouracres Thanks for adventuring with us at King River Rafting. We love our great guides and have every confidence that they take great care of our guests all day. Thanks for the review.

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parryp2020
December 17, 2018|
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Response from Michele C | Property representative |
Afternoon, The Water in the King River Varies in depth, all the rafting gear that you are dressed in is buoyant, the Wetsuit, Lifejacket, if you do happen to fall in these items will keep you afloat, I don't think that it... More
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