Duration: Full day
Conquer the whitewater rapids of the famous Shotover River before heading up the Skyline Gondola to zoom down the two 800m Luge tracks.
Shotover River Rafting
Queenstown’s famous Shotover River provides whitewater rafting action for those looking for extra excitement and thrills. Experience the rugged beauty of the Skippers Canyon as you conquer the wild and untamed Shotover River. Tackle the thunderous ‘Mother’ rapids, a series of six grade 4-5 rapids, before the journey through the darkness of the 170 metre long Oxenbridge Tunnel. Shoot the drop into Cascade Rapid to complete your whitewater rafting adventure.
Skyline Gondola & 5 Luge Rides
Marvel at the stunning views from the top of the Skyline Gondola, 450m above Queenstown. You'll enjoy a spectacular 220 degree panorama, with breathtaking views of The Remarkables, Lake Wakatipu and much more. While you're there, jump on a Luge cart and zoom down the Luge tracks - I'm sure you'll agree that 'once is never enough!
Please Note: Rafting on the Shotover River from 1 June to 31 August is only accessible via helicopter. See recommended alternatives below.
All rafting trips include:
- Specialist river clothing
- Courtesy coach transfers
- Friendly professional guides
- Professional photography services
- Safety briefing
- Hot shower