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Wilderness white water rafting on the King River. Day trips from Queenstown to Strahan. Some trips incorporate the West Coast Wilderness Railway
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Driffield St | West Coast Wilderness Railway Station, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If there is any adventure in your soul this is a must. 2 WA Dust Mights, revelled in the spectacular scenery through rainforest & mountains, calm interludes & racing rapids aplenty. Crew - kayak Paul (safety back up & action photography), skipper (precision steering) Lucy...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Kathy We had a great time too. Michele cares for all the guests and this is why we at King River Rafting do what we do. Cheers & thanks Paul & Michele King River Rafting

Reviewed 5 days ago

The Raft and Rail option excited the interest of our Gentlemen of Kokoda (GOK) group of 12 seniors (65yr+); having rafted down the Snowy River on a previous excursion. We were impressed by the flexibility and seamless organisation by King River Rafting, especially as we...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ian M
Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks to Ian and the Gentlemen of the King. I see will have to work on the hot scallop pies but in the meantime Tassie salmon & Tassie cheese will have to do. Thanks for coming with us and good luck on next years adventure!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a fantastic day rafting on the King River. The day was well organised, the guides were excellent and I enjoyed thee entire experience. Special moment for me where I was able to meet my wife, who was travelling on the West Coast Wilderness...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AnTonyEdwards86
Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks AnTony We understand that both halves of couples do not always want the same adventure so something that ticks the boxes for both people is great. This is one of the great things about our King River Gorge, Raft & Steam Experience Thanks for...More

Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Always wanted to try this. Here is a perfect opportunity to experience it when you can't spend days at it.Done very professionally and the boys with you make it interesting and fun.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Thanks for the review. Look forward to catching up again hopefully

Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

My wife and myself did the raft and rail experience and found it superb. Paul, Lucy and Michele ran the day wonderfully. The kitting out, briefing and rafting itself was a seamless process. They made the day a lot of fun and their knowledge of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mick B
Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2019

Thank you Mick for your great review, we all very much enjoy making our guest feel welcome, and to make sure that they have a wonderful day. The partnership with the West Coast Railway is a great thing, we are glad that you had a...More

Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Always wanted to white water raft in Tasmania and was expecting pristine water and wilderness experience. Experience was dependant on dam release water -so maybe January being a dry time of the year wasn't the best time to go. Near old mining areas so very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Diana G
Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded January 19, 2019

Thanks for the feedback Diana. We are fortunate to be able to work in a beautiful part of the world on a river that has water when most others are dry. Most of the time the flow in the King is such that the waters...More

Reviewed January 10, 2019 via mobile

Thank you Michelle, Paul and especially Isaac for a wonderful day on the King River. Well organised from start to finish with a very professional, knowledgeable and likeable guide Isaac! If we ever make it back to Queenstown again, we will sure be booking another...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2019

Thank you Mattia and Jan, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your day with King River Rafting, we all love what we do, and it is a great privilege to be able to share this small part of Tasmania. We would love to see...More

Reviewed January 9, 2019

Rafting the King River with a very dedicated, professional but fun team was the highlight of our recent Tassie trip and a most unique way to catch a glimpse of this most precious environment. A huge thanks to the team. Would love to do it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Thanks for the review Venture We believe what we have here is a very special and unique thing. Come again soon.

Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

I highly recommend this company. We did the raft and steam trip. Fun rapids. Felt we were in good hand. We took our 3 teenagers and they loved it. We opted for the steam train ride back. Great combo.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2019

We are delighted that you had a great day, the "Raft and Rail" is a great partnership for King River Rafting with the West Coast Wilderness Railway. Cheers Michele, Paul and Guides at KRR

Reviewed January 8, 2019

My wife and I were picked up nice and early in Strahan and driven to Queenstown ready for our Half Day trip rafting down the Queens & Kings Rivers followed by a Steam Train ride back. We were given all the kit we needed for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Michele C, Manager at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2019

Hi Damon The King River Gorge Raft & Steam package is a unique package that we are privileged to be able to deliver. We really feels it shows some of the best of Tasmania in a very compact form. Look forward to meeting you again.

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parryp2020
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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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