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3 day river rafting Landsborough

Immerse yourself in the rugged wilderness of the West Coast on a 3 day guided rafting adventure.  Paddle grade 3-4 rapids of the Landsborough Valley, through dense rain forest, taking in hanging glaciers and wildlife.  Three course meals, NZ wine and helicopter transfers included.  A perfect mix of tranquillity and pure adventure.

5 DAY OPTION - Add a guided walk over the Brodrick Pass and into the Landsborough Valley to join the 3 day option.

Trip Information

River Grade
You will
Heli + Raft + Camp
3 days, 2 nights

Fitness level necessary: Moderate
Swimming ability: Moderate
Age Limit: Minimum 15 years, under 18 Guardian conditions apply
Weight Limit: Minimum 40kg
Gear list provided
No previous rafting experience necessary!

Mid-November through March
Departs: Fridays 8.30am
Returns: Sunday Evening
Other days on request

  • Pre trip briefing
  • Transfers from downtown Queenstown to Cavells Rafting Base
  • Full wetsuit, rafting clothing and safety equipment
  • Transfer to Clarke’s Bluff via Makarora
  • Scenic Flight by helicopter to Landsborough put-in
  • Camping equipment
  • 2 nights camping
  • Three course meals + wine + beer
  • Experienced guides + safety kayaker
  • Extensive safety briefing
  • Wilderness white water rafting on the Landsborough River
  • Return transfer to downtown Queenstown
What to expect

Group size: Small groups. Minimum of 4 to approximately 14.

Transport: As this is a small group activity we can be flexible. We can pick you up and drop you back at your Queenstown accomodation or you can meet us along the way.

Weather: Potential to experience four seasons in one day. Temperatures in the rafting season usually vary between 12 - 26°C.

Remoteness: We are away from the hassles of everyday life, no roads, no internet access, just you and nature (and your fellow adventurers and guides).

  • Adult: $1,899.00

All prices are quoted and charged in New Zealand dollars.