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Shotover Rafting

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. 

Join Go Orange on the iconic Shotover River for a whitewater rapid adventure. Boasting 4 brand new departures daily at unsurpassable prices during summer.

Start with an unforgettable coach trip 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.

Enjoy a hot shower at Rafting Base before returning to Queenstown.

  • Grade 3-5 whitewater rapids
  • Paddle through a 170m tunnel
  • Drive the famous Skippers Canyon Road
  • Option to fly in via Helicopter in our 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

Day 1 : Shotover Rafting
Make your way down to our Shotover Street store where you will meet the team Check in 15 minutes before your experience starts Jump on our shuttle that will take you to the Rafting Base at Arthurs Point Meet the guides, grab your wetsuit and head to the changing rooms Get kitted out with your spray jacket and life vest before getting on the bus The bus will transport you to the start of the Skippers Canyon Road on Coronet Peak If you are opting to chopper into the canyon (Shotover Heli-Raft), this is where you will board the Helicopter We will then drive down the famous Skippers Canyon Road, hold on to your seats as we navigate the hair-raising cliff edges Group together and listen to your safety briefing at Deep Creek Meet your guide and start your Shotover River experience Tackle the grade 3-5 whitewater rapids (Aftershock, Squeeze, toilet and Oh Sh*t to name a few) Raft the 170m Oxenbridge Tunnel End on one epic rapid, Cascade Paddle back to base and load up the rafts Enjoy a hot shower and a cold beer (if you’d like) at Canyon Brewing Co. Jump back on the shuttle to downtown Queenstown
Meals :None

Oct - May: 8am & 1pm

Nov - Mar: 10am & 3pm

Heli Rafting: 1pm - all year round.

Photos available for purchase after the trip - optional.