Kawarau River Rafting From Queenstown

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Winter morning departure (1st June- 31st August) 8:30am check-in, Summer morning departure (1st September-31st May) 8am check-in, , All year afternoon departure- 1pm check-in
  • Departure Details :
    Queenstown Information Centre
  • Return Details :
    Tour ends in the centre of town

Overview

Enjoy this great introduction to white water rafting. The four rapids on the Kawarau River are exciting and the scenery is superb. This grade 2-3 rafting trip is perfect for first time rafters, families and school groups. It provides a great taste of white water action with plenty of opportunities to splash around, try a cliff jump or even swim through a rapid!

Highlights

  • All necessary equipment included
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

This grade 2-3 rafting trip is perfect for first time rafters, families and school groups. It provides a great taste of white water action with plenty of opportunities to splash around, try a cliff jump or even swim through a rapid!

Between rapids you will experience calmer stretches of river, with a unique perspective of the historic Kawarau Bungy Bridge as your raft passes underneath. Experience the rugged Gibbston Valley wine region and Lord of the Rings country as you float through the rocky cliffs and blue waters of the Kawarau river.

The Grand Finale is the unforgettable 400m Dog Leg Rapid which ends your trip on New Zealands largest volume commercially rafted river.

Inclusions

  • White water rafting down the Kawarau River
  • Safety briefing, professional raft guide
  • Use of all necessary equipment - wetsuit, life jacket, spray jacket, booties, helmet
  • Courtesy coach transfers from meeting location
  • Use of hot showers

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children aged between 13 and 15 must be accompanied by an adult

Children aged 16-17 can raft alone with a signed consent form from parent/guardian

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Pregnant woman are unable to raft

Minimum age 13 yrs

Minimum weight 40kg

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

Basic swimming skills are essential- suitable for less confident swimmers.