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Freephone: 0800 4 RAFTING
Tel: +64 (3) 442 8836

Family Adventures raft the upper reaches of the famous Shotover River, Queenstown.  Our trip is suitable for everyone from 3 years old as we raft on gentle grade 1 & 2 rapids only.  Water confidence is not necessary.

We offer a unique sightseeing trip by bus into the famous Skippers Canyon - quite possibly the most spectacular drive in New Zealand!  The views are astounding and the area is jam-packed with history.  We get even further into the backcountry as we float by raft on the Upper Shotover River.  You may recognise our put-in-point as "The Ford of Bruinen" from the Lord of The Rings movie!

We cater for everyone, especially people looking for a scenic and non-threatening unique river experience.  We can also offer a range of activities such as a downhill guided mountain bike, a longer full-day trip and a variety of team building options for corporate groups.  We are the only raft company in Queenstown licensed to carry children under 13 years old on the Shotover River.

Professionally qualified raft guides;   New Zealand Rafting Association Members,  Maritime NZ audited activity

  • Water confidence not necessary
  • Locally owned & operated
  • Expedition-style adventure
  • Customised exclusive groups and private charters available
  • Not tested on animals... just kids!

We are open from early October offering a 12.30pm trip daily, and from 1 November 2 trips daily until late April.

New Zealand Tourism Guide Official Membership


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