Queenstown Shotover River White Water Rafting

Water Sports in New Zealand

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4.6 out of 5

Tour description provided by Viator

Experience the exhilarating adrenaline pumping rapids of this infamous river.
Start in Queenstown at base where you will meet the guides and gear up. 4WD down into Skippers canyon and begin at Deep Creek, after a safety brief. Start by paddling peaceful waters before heading into grade 3-5 rapids in the lower canyon. Take on the Moana Chief section rapids include Jaws, Toilet and Oh Sh*t, to name a few. End with the 170m Oxenbridge Tunnel before the final rapid, Cascade, to complete your adventure. Head back to base for a hot shower and a cold beverage at Canyon food & Brew co. Go Beyond with Go Orange.Highlights • Raft Grade 3-5 rapids • Paddle through the 170m tunnel • 4WD drive down the famous Skippers Canyon Road • Option to fly in via Helicopter • Raft the Moana-Roa Chief section of rapids. Aftershock, Squeeze, Toilet & Oh Sh*t What to bring • Swimsuit and towel. Please leave all valuables behind. Cameras are not permitted on the river.

What’s included

  • Shuttle bus from our Queenstown store to the Rafting Base
  • Full wetsuit, rafting clothing and all safety equipment
  • Extensive safety briefing
  • Shuttle bus to Deep Creek via Skippers Canyon Road
  • Option to upgrade to a helicopter transfer
  • Rafting on the Shotover River
  • Hot showers at Rafting Base
  • Return shuttle to downtown Queenstown

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off