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Family Adventures Rafting and Sightseeing Trip in Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand

Family Adventures Rafting and Sightseeing Trip in Queenstown, New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand

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5 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Raft the gentle upper reaches of the Shotover River on this half-day trip through Skippers Canyon. You'll drive from Queenstown through a former gold-mining region and learn about this significant part of New Zealand's history. The Class I and II rapids are suitable for ages three years old and up.

What's Included

  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Specialized river rafting equipment
  • Qualified rafting guide
  • Transport to rafting base
  • All activities
  • Snacks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What To Expect


Family Adventures specialise in soft adventure trips, rafting the upper reaches of the famous Shotover River near Queenstown. Our trip by bus and raft is a unique way to experience the wonderful backcountry we have close by in Queenstown, and is suitable for everyone from 3 years upwards. Water confidence is NOT necessary.

Stop At:

• Family Adventures, 39 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300 New Zealand

The Location

Where To Go

The Station Building Duke Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand


Queenstown, New Zealand

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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Written Reviews (24)

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This was a family rafting...

nicholasbY5235AE | Jan 2022

This was a family rafting trip with our two children aged 9 and 12. It was the first time we had done white water rafting as a family so expected a quick jaunt on the water and that’s about it. However, the experience was a lot more than this with

A fantastic and fun trip...

Quagmol | Jan 2022

A fantastic and fun trip fir the cwhole family. I wish there were more companies like this that offered trips tailored to families

Great fun for our kids...

Rustycrew2021 | Dec 2021

Great fun for our kids who were ages 4, 6, 8. Guides were entertaining and great with kids, relaxed yet a professional team. Amazing scenery and history. Would recommend for family with young kids. Good length activity for the money compared to most

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Bring a swimsuit and towel
  • Member of the NZ Rafting Association
  • Qualmark accredited
  • TripAdvisor Excellence rating for 6 straight seasons

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
From $137.78 / person
Includes taxes and fees
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