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Expedition X - Packrafting New Zealand - Queenstown

| Duke Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-445 3080
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A Real New Zealand Adventure!

Packrafting with Arno was absolutely the coolest, best activity my friend, Diana and I did in New... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
torychau
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New York City, New York
Exciting adventure in the most gorgeous setting!

I cannot say enough good things about our experience with Argo and Packrafting NZ!! The early... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Rachel P
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Changing the way you see the map.... Whether you want to challenge your boundaries or are solely looking for a relaxing and unique way to see areas of our great wilderness that lay off the beaten track, we can cater for you. Our fun packed packrafting trips are created as an overall outdoors experience. Hike, climb, swim, play, raft or simply float and take in the breathtaking scenery, armed with your own paddle, a packraft and walking boots the opportunities are endless. With these lightweight boats you'll be able to access some of the most remote and undisturbed rivers in the Southern Hemisphere, these hidden gems would usually be unreachable with conventional boats and kayaks alone.
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“day trip” (15 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Duke Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-445 3080

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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Packrafting with Arno was absolutely the coolest, best activity my friend, Diana and I did in New Zealand. We booked the Queenstown "More of a Thrill" trip and Arno picked us up right from our accommodation in Queenstown bright and early at 7:55 AM, which...More

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Packraftingnz, Owner at Expedition X - Packrafting New Zealand - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Hey guys - Thanks heaps for the awesome review - but i still want to be more a minion then gru ;-)

Reviewed 11 February 2017

I cannot say enough good things about our experience with Argo and Packrafting NZ!! The early morning started off with Arno picking us up from our hotel, which was very convenient. Then we gathered the rest of our group and headed out on our adventure....More

Thank Rachel P
Packraftingnz, Owner at Expedition X - Packrafting New Zealand - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Thanks for the review Rachel - glad you guys liked it and you are now well and truly refreshed :-)

Reviewed 6 February 2017

This was an awesome, unreal, and amazing experience. We hiked for about 3 hours through the river valley, in some of the most isolated, yet beautiful places on earth. Then we had lunch at the base of a huge mountain, with waterfalls and glaciers viewable...More

Thank Nick R
Packraftingnz, Owner at Expedition X - Packrafting New Zealand - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Glad you guys enjoyed it - and i did not put the socks on facebook ;-)

Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

An absolutely amazing adventure in the most beautiful and secluded part of the world!! Fantastic and knowledgable guide who is clearly passionate about what he does. Would do again in a heartbeat!

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Packraftingnz, Owner at Expedition X - Packrafting New Zealand - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

You know were we are come back anytime !! ;-)

Reviewed 22 January 2017

I did the one day - "More of a Thrill" trip. Arno was a great guide - really friendly and informative. The day involved hiking to our destination, stopping for lunch and then rafting in their special single rafts back down the river. The scenario...More

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Packraftingnz, Owner at Expedition X - Packrafting New Zealand - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Thanks for the review Nikki

Reviewed 15 January 2017

The Fiordland Explorer was a real adventure with good training in pack-rafting. I trusted guides Arno and Andy completely. Not only were Arno and Andy totally competent and professional, they were also right along-side us for the hard work and for the ride, and they...More

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Packraftingnz, Owner at Expedition X - Packrafting New Zealand - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Great review Mark - thanks a lot

Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great day out with a great guide. Packrafts are so comfortable, its like going down the river on your favorite armchair. Much better than cramming yourself in a kayak and you get more independence than just jumping in one of the big multi person rafts...More

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Packraftingnz, Owner at Expedition X - Packrafting New Zealand - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

:-) told you they are addictive

Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

An amazing trip into the beautiful Rees valley with Arno who was so knowledgeable, patient and above all funny. The packrafts are great bits of kit and very light and make the short hike up the valley just as pleasant as the floating back down....More

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Packraftingnz, Owner at Expedition X - Packrafting New Zealand - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

Glad you enjoyed it - Germans are not funny ;-)

Reviewed 11 November 2016

Great fun day learning about the packrafts and how to handle them in the river. Wonderful chance to see the river and surrounding countryside from a different perspective without noisy engines. Perfect introduction to this great sport of rafting and hiking. The guide was knowledgeable...More

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Packraftingnz, Owner at Expedition X - Packrafting New Zealand - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

More lunch then you can eat can only mean we have to work you guys harder next time :-)

Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you want to explore the best that the Fiordland National park has to offer and feel like you truly deserve those views, then Packrafting is for you! It is a true test of endurance, versatility and skills while being a really fun time out!...More

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Packraftingnz, Owner at Expedition X - Packrafting New Zealand - Queenstown, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

You want more..we have a lot more ;-)

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