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Get in amongst the white water rapids on a Queenstown white water rafting adventure!

Immerse yourself in Queenstown's wild mountain rivers with whitewater rafting, river boarding, and heli-rafting. A bucket list must-do, and one of the big thrills that people visit Queenstown to experience.Whitewater rafting is a sensational way to see our spectacular alpine scenery and get your adrenaline pumping

In the 1970s, New Zealand’s first commercial rafting business introduced Queenstown thrill seekers to whitewater rafting in Upper Skippers canyon. Since then Queenstown has become a rafting playground. Its two rivers offer a grade of rapids for everyone, from the serene reaches of the mighty Kawarau River to gnarly grade five rapids on the Shotover.

Whitewater rafting in Queenstown is fun for everyone, so whether you’re a beginner or an advanced whitewater enthusiast, get out there and get soaked!