Duration: Full day
Jump off Queenstown's Shotover Canyon Swing (109m), jet boat the Shotover River canyons with Shotover Jet, take a spectacular helicopter flight down Gibbston Valley and go whitewater rafting down the Kawarau River.
Kawarau River Rafting
The Kawarau River provides an exhilarating trip for first-time rafters. A great introduction to whitewater rafting, the Kawarau River boasts superb scenery and unique perspectives of the Gibbston Valley wine region and New Zealand’s first bungy jumping site. Float past vast rock cliffs and dramatic scenery that was home to the filming of the Lord of the Rings. Top it all off with the longest commercially rafted rapid in New Zealand, the 400 metre long Dog Leg Rapid!
Shotover Canyon Swing
Perched high on the edge of a cliff sits the Shotover Canyon Swing, a purpose-built swing that boasts a 60m free-fall before swinging out in a 200m arc.
Choose from over 70 different jump styles, each assigned ‘underpants ratings’ from 1 to 5, this sure is one way to get your pulse racing! The atmosphere is electric and the adrenaline rush guaranteed as you take the leap from the platform mounted 109m above the Shotover River – the world’s highest cliff jump!
Queenstown’s Shotover Jet has thrilled over 3 million people since 1965. Take a unique breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow canyons, and hold on tight for Queenstown’s only exhilarating full 360° spins.
Known as 'The World’s Most Exciting Jet Boat Ride' and the only company permitted to operate in the spectacular Shotover River Canyons, this is an adrenaline rush you’ll never forget!
The Helicopter Line
Discover why Queenstown is best viewed from above!
Experience a thrilling helicopter flight over the Wakatipu Basin, with panoramic views of The Remarkables, Lake Wakatipu and the Southern Alps.
To reach the Shotover River, fly through the wild and rugged Skippers Canyon and above the whitewater that you’re about to tackle as you approach the rafting launch site.
All rafting trips include:
- Courtesy coach transfers
- Specialist river clothing
- Safety briefing
- Friendly professional guides
- Hot shower
- Professional photography services