Going With The Flow – My New Zealand Whitewater Adventure

I have this strange habit of whenever I am faced with a challenging situation, I imagine that in a past life I was an expert at whatever I am doing, and I channel that calm expertise.
Joanna TaylorMarch 26, 2017

White Water River Rafting Queenstown Rafting is New Zealand?s largest white water rafting company. From half day to multi-day trips or rafting combos? there’s something for everyone!

Shotover River Rafting: Grade 3 – 5. If you?re looking for some serious white water action, the Shotover River is the one for you. With numerous rapids, you will see why the Shotover is New Zealand’s most popular white water experience. After a breath-taking coach trip into the rugged isolation of Skippers Canyon, it?s time to hit the water and raft rapids such as Aftershock, Squeeze, Toilet and Jaws. You?re plunged into darkness as you paddle through the 170m long ‘Oxenbridge Tunnel’ before shooting Cascade Rapid to complete your adrenaline fuelled journey.

Kawarau River Rafting: Grade 2 – 3 Ideal for first-time rafters and adventure junkies alike, the Kawarau River gives you time to sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular scenery in between the white water fun. It?s the Kawarau that starred as the river Anduin in the Lord of the Rings. The grandeur of the canyons imparts a feeling of paddling through the heart of Middle Earth before rafting the unforgettable 400m Dog Leg New Zealand’s longest commercially rafted rapid.

Landsborough Multi-day Rafting Experience. Imagine surrounding yourself by 10,000ft of mountains, rainforests and hanging glaciers. Choose between the 3 or 5 day options and indulge with gourmet food and be pampered with luxury camping; this small group trip is experienced guide accompanying the trip while you take in the views. The Landsborough Multi-day Rafting Experience operates November to April. Rafting and safety equipment is provided with a safety kayaker on every trip. Minimum age for Rafting is 13 years and all should be water confident. Minimum age for Flow Fun Canoes & Rafts is 4 years and no swimming ability required. Photos and USB’s are available for purchase at the end of the trip. The ultimate experience. Including all bus and helicopter transfers, luxury camping, grade 3-4 rafting plus great food and wine. It?s more than just a rafting trip!

Flow Fun Canoes & Rafts Specifically designed for those seeking a relaxed and scenic water adventure; you literally ‘go with the flow’ and soak up the scenery along a beautiful stretch of the Kawarau River with The Remarkables mountains as your backdrop. Gently paddle and float down this picturesque river in your choice of a raft or inflatable canoe with an experienced guide accompanying the trip while you take in the views.

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