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Challenge Rafting

The Station Building | Cnr Shotover and Camp Streets, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7318
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Challenge Rafting operates exciting half-day trips on the Shotover and Kawarau Rivers in Queenstown. The Kawarau River is suited to first time rafters or those wanting a taste of rafting and is accessed by vehicle. The Shotover River is accessed by vehicle through the historic Skippers Canyon forged out by goldminers during the big Gold Rush. This road is inaccessible in winter and for this reason Heli-rafting is offered in winter on the Shotover River.
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The Station Building | Cnr Shotover and Camp Streets, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Me and a friend were booked into the moderate WWR but they didn’t have enough people to get it going so they put us into the better one. I can not imagine what the moderate one would have been compared to the challenge one because...More

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