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Raft Combos

Shotover Raft

  • Duration: 4-5 hours
  • Value: NZD $235 Adult / $235 Child
Challenge Rafting on the Shotover River


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Shotover Rafting

Are you ready for a challenge? Experience White Water Rafting in the Adventure Capital of New Zealand.  

Your adventure begins with an awe-inspiring drive into the famous Skippers Canyon.   At Deep Cove, you'll meet you rafting guides, practice your skills before you jump on board the rafts to take on the rapids.    

The mighty Shotover comprises 6 rapids graded from 3-5 that vary with river levels.  With names like Aftershock, Squeeze, Toilet and Pinball you can imagine the fun that's going to unfold.  Get down, hold on and enjoy!  

Combo Includes:

  • Whitewater rafting down the Shotover River
  • Full wetsuit clothing and rafting equipment
  • Hot showers at the rafters lodge
  • Courtesy transfers from check-in location to activities

Departure Times:

  • 8:00am Summer
  • 10:00am Summer
  • 1:00pm Summer
  • 3:00pm Summer
  • 8:00am Winter
  • 1:00pm Winter

Check-in Location:

At the Queenstown Combos/Challenge Rafting desk inside Queenstown Information Centre

What to bring:

  • Swim wear
  • Towel

Minimum Age:

  • 13 years old

Important Information:

  • Pregnant women are unable to participate in any of these activities
  • If you have any previous neck or back injuries please provide details

River Grade:

  • Graded 3 - 5

Swimming Requirement:

  • MUST be able to swim

Minimum Weight Restrictions:

  • MINIMUM weight of 40 KG for Rafting
Rafting the Shotover River Queenstown