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Join RealNZ on the iconic Shotover River for a whitewater rapid adventure. Start with an unforgettable coach experience through Skippers Canyon, famous for it's exciting cliff edges, enough to get your adrenaline pumping before we hit the water.  Experience grade 3-5 whitewater rapids in one of the most scenic environments in the world.  The rapids can change on a daily basis, but be assured our guides are expertly trained and have a keen sense of adventure. They will guide you through canyons, navigate the rapids and the famous 170m Oxenbridge tunnel to finish. 

  • Grade 3-5 whitewater rapids
  • Paddle through a 170m tunnel
  • Drive the famous Skippers Canyon Road
  • Option to fly in via Helicopter in our Winter Shotover River Heli-Raft experience
  • Raft the Moana-Roa (big water) Chief section of rapids: Aftershock, Squeeze, Toilet & Oh sh*t - to name a few!

Trip Package Includes: Transfer from downtown Queenstown. Full wetsuit, rafting clothing and all safety equipment. Transfer to Deep Creek via Skippers Canyon Road. Extensive safety briefing. Rafting on the Shotover River. Hot showers at raft base. Return shuttle back to downtown Queenstown.

What You'll Need: Swimsuit and towel. 

Requirements: 13+ years old. Weight limit 40kg-120kg. Must be water competent with a moderate level of fitness. Travellers with a heart condition or taking heart medication are not able to participate. 

Under 18s - Guardian conditions apply.

Rafting Season: December 2022 - April 2023

Contact Us
Company: RealNZ
Tel: +64 3 249 6000
Freephone: +08 0 065 6501
Web: Visit Website

Physical Address

37 Camp Street

Queenstown, 9300


Duration Hours
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Opening Information
  • 4.50

  • MinPrice: $199
  • Prices valid until 18 April 2022.

  • Experiences include return transport from Queenstown CBD

  • Holiday hours: Closed Christmas day

  • Months of Operation: January, February, March, April, November, December