Duration: Full day
Please note that only combos with a Rafting activity are available on the Shotover River during winter, as the Skippers Canyon access road is closed (13th May – 30th Sept).
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.
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.
NZONE Skydive - 12,000ft
It takes a certain kind of person to jump from an aircraft into thin air. It takes courage.
Overload your senses as you step out of a plane thousands of feet above the ground and free-fall 12,000ft at 200km/h towards the earth.
With outstanding views of The Remarkables by your side and Lake Wakatipu below, this is one extreme sensory experience you’ll remember for a lifetime. Embrace the fear with NZONE Skydive Queenstown!
All rafting trips include:
- Full wetsuit clothing and rafting equipment
- Safety briefing
- Whitewater rafting down the Shotover or Kawarau Rivers
- Hot shower
- Professional photography services