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Skippers Canyon Gentle White Water Rafting

Embark on an exciting river rafting adventure on the scenic Shotover River near Queenstown a fun white water rafting expedition for the whole family!

Highlights

Skippers Canyon Gentle Scenic Rafting
Scenic drive out to Skippers Canyon
Minimum age is from 3 years
Unique backcountry sightseeing
Grade 1 & 2 rapids - a trip for everyone
Water confidence is not necessary for this trip

What you need to know

The Skippers Canyon Gentle Raft Adventure offers an exciting family expedition catering for children as young as 3! Get onboard the bus from Queenstown and head off on a scenic drive out to Skippers Canyon. Your friendly guides will entertain you with full commentary along the way sharing the scenic highlights and the many historical points of interest around the area. The trip out to the upper Shotover River in Skippers Canyon is quite possibly the most spectacular scenic drive in New Zealand!

Once at our base beside the historic Pipeline it's time to gear up with wetsuits, helmets and all the safety gear you will need for an enjoyable Shotover River rafting journey! Drift down the gentle, grade two rapids and experience the thrill of white water rafting in a safe and fully guided environment. Skippers Canyon is a fantastic scenic backdrop for your family river rafting adventure and you may even recognize some familiar scenes from The Lord of The Rings movies! From the raft you will see historic relics from the gold mining days, marvel at the sheer canyon walls, you can even go for a swim in the rapids and have a go at rock jumping! The kids will love it!

This fantastic river rafting adventure is one of the best family activities in Queenstown offering heaps of fun while exploring the scenic wonders of Queenstown’s famous Shotover River.

Skippers Canyon Gentle White Water Rafting

39 Shotover St, Queenstown, NZ 9300