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Challenge Rafting


For Kids Rafting Water Activities

Exciting half-day rafting adventures on the Kawarau and Shotover Rivers in Queenstown, great for first-timers, and with a heli-rafting option into Skippers Canyon.  Post-raft sauna is a big plus.

Challenge Rafting Queenstown offers two superb rafting trips.  The Kawarau River option, with four rapids of grade 2-3, is an exhilarating five hour journey through this beautiful valley, which includes a view of the famous bungy bridge, which you'll paddle under (but not while someone's leaping off it, obviously...). Your trip will climax at the 400m Dog Leg Rapid, the undeniable highlight of this high-octane river rafting adventure.

The Shotover River experience, with rugged landscape that matches the rough edges of the six rapids you'll be tackling here, all grades 3-5, as well as the awesome 170m-long Oxbridge Tunnel, which shoots you out into Cascade Rapid as a grand finale.   For an added thrill, why not choose the heli-rafting trip, which whisks you over to your start point in style and gives you a chance to see this stunning area from a real bird's eye view. 

Both trips include transfers to and from your start/finish points, all equipment and specialist clothing, safety briefings, professional and friendly guides and, most welcome, a gorgeous hot sauna (and shower) back at base.  


For pricing details and timingss please visit the Challenge Rafting website call +64 3 442 7318 / 0800 423 836

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The Station Building, Cnr Shotover & Camp Streets, Queenstown Central

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