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Challenge Rafting

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Challenge Rafting operates a variety of exciting half day trips on the Shotover and Kawarau Rivers.

Address: 42 Camp Streets, Queenstown, Otago Queenstown & Wanaka

Phone: view phone+64 3 442 7318

Free Phone: view phone0800 423 836


E-mail: send an e-mail


The Kawarau River provides an exhilarating trip for first time rafters.

The Shotover River provides the action for those looking for extra excitement and thrills.

Step across this great frontier and meet the challenge of rafting the Shotover River. Experience the rugged beauty and unspoilt grandeur of the breathtaking scenery as you conquer this wild and untamed river. Tackle six rapids then raft through the darkness of the 170 metre Oxenbridge Tunnel and shoot the Cascade Rapid to complete the challenge. NOTE: the access to raft the Shotover River in winter is by helicopter only (June - mid Sept).

The four rapids on the Kawarau River are exciting and the scenery is superb. Between rapids you will experience calmer stretches of river, with a unique perspective of the historic Kawarau Bungy Bridge as your raft passes under. The Grande Finale is the unforgettable 400 metre Dog Leg Rapid to end your trip on New Zealand’s largest volume commercially rafted river.


Queenstown Information Centre,
Corner Shotover and Camp Streets,
Queenstown, New Zealand

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