Riverboarding excursion on Kawarau River

Riverboarding excursion on Kawarau River

Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Adventurous
  • Spoken languages: English
  • Fitness level: Occasionally sporty
  • Minimum age: minimum 8 y/o
  • Duration: 4.5 hrs
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    37 Shotover Street, Queenstown, 9300. Inside the Info and Track store
  • Opening seasons:
    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

Activity description

Experience the river at a more gentle pace starting with a Jet boat ride upriver.

Do you love thrills, spills, stunning views and whitewater? There is nothing more exciting than a whitewater river boarding excursion on the spectacular Kawarau River. Choose the board you want to ride, based on the level of adrenaline you want to experience, harness the power of the Kawarau River and be prepared to have the outing of a lifetime. Get ready to be truly amazed with the scenery, your adrenaline will be pumping and you will be left with the feeling you have just conquered one magnificent wild river.

Experience the river at a more gentle pace. Start off with a Jet boat ride upriver, then jump into the chill-out section of the Kawarau River and enjoy spectacular scenery and beautiful water on a bodyboard if you’re game to try a small rock jump – you can!
This trip is for those who would like to experience a high-volume river at a gentle pace.

Offer Description

The entire activity will last 4.5 hours with 1.5 to 2.5 hours in the water.

Activity requirements

All participants must be able to swim autonomously.

Special terms

Your instructor may be able to pick you up from your accommodation however, this will need to be arranged beforehand.

There will be photos and a video available for purchase after the trip.

Included
  • Toilet and shower facilities as well as changing rooms
  • Locked gear storage
  • Delicious gourmet sandwich
Do not forget to bring
  • Swimming costume/shorts
  • Towel
  • Bottled water and snacks
  • A sense of adventure!
Meeting point
37 Shotover Street, Queenstown, 9300. Inside the Info and Track store Get directions

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