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We offer guided packrafting trips, courses and packraft rentals based in and around Queenstown, New Zealand. We specialise in small groups, going off the beaten track to deliver personalised, high quality authentic adventures. We aim to offer...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such an amazing experience rafting through the Rees valley with our awesome guide Zhane. She went out of her way to make everyone’s day. I would hands down recomend this trip to anyone.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rneathercote
HuwM32, Owner at Packrafting Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Ah thanks mate! Zhane is awesome huh! Thanks for taking the time to drop us a review, hope to see you out on another river with us in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! What a trip! From the moment we got into the van I was blown away by the scenery and Zhane's interesting commentary about the area. The hike up the valley was stunning and felt like we were really in the middle of no where....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eryninglis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pack rafting down the Rees Valley was hands down one of the best things we did on our trip to Queenstown! At first I was unsure and didn't really know what to expect with the entire trip but it turned out to be super epic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the most amazing day in rees valley with 2 great guides. Never been rafting before, but absolutely loved it, it was great fun. There had been a fair bit of rain so it was an interesting hike but was fortunate that we were able...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Britishtraveller02
HuwM32, Owner at Packrafting Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for review, glad you had such an awesome time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Packrafting down the Rees Valley with Huw and his team is an amazing experience. Our group of ten people camped overnight in a beautiful spot by the river and then hiked up the valley to begin the packrafting. The combination of incredible scenery and super-fun...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Huwmiles, Owner at Packrafting Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed it, so excited to run more of those camping trips, I think they're the best products we run just quietly! Thanks for the review, see you round!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking up the Rees valley was an amazing experience that is only offered by this company! Running parallel to the Dart River we were treated to waterfalls cascading off the cliff faces after the rain and snow the day before. Our guide Zhane made the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Huwmiles, Owner at Packrafting Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good on ya Jake, please Zhane showed you such a good time!

Reviewed 5 October 2018

This was an activity I had never taken part in but had always wanted to. We had a full day with the fabulous Huw who was the most wonderful & patient guide. He organised our party with ALL our gear (including lunch!) and we hiked...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Packrafting down the reese valley is a must do when visiting Queenstown. Huw, the owner and our host for the day was superb. As soon as I was picked up I knew it was going to be a great day! Heaps of energy and passion...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I booked the 10 of my family on to the ‘Licence to Chill’ full day guided trip with Huw for my mums 60th bday weekend. We had a mix of age groups, fitness and paddle experience. The day was AMAZING! Thank you Huw for the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Huwmiles, Owner at Packrafting Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thanks Ness, was an amazing day out in the valley! So stoked to have been able to show you around my "office"!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Went for a day-long packraft on the Rees River with Huw, an amazing guide. The hike into the valley was stunning and the paddle back down was the perfect balance of excitement and relaxation. Saw some of the best scenery I've seen in an entire...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Huwmiles, Owner at Packrafting Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks Justin, it's a pretty special spot huh! Not surprising so much gets filmed up there. I bloody love my office! Great to have you out there too, hope to catch you around

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