The high-volume Kawarau River is bursting with adrenaline, and this trip will challenge your nerves from start to finish.
- Adult Ages 18+
- Child Ages 12-17
- Family Family of 4
ENJOY THE SCENERY AND GO WITH THE FLOW!
Riverboard historic Kawarau River at a much gentler pace, with the added thrill of a jet boat ride. Enjoy the scenery and go with the flow!
Float on bodyboards through a high-volume river at a gentler pace with no white water — just tranquil beauty.
This is a perfect trip for the less confident in the water. Start with an adrenaline-boosting Goldfields Jet boat ride upriver. After a safety introduction, jump into the calm section of the Kawarau River.
Enjoy spectacular scenery and hear some of this pristine river’s history. Finish the adventure with a kiwi picnic served at the historic Goldfields Mining Centre.
WHAT TO BRING
- Swimwear and towel
- Sense of adventure
- Full steam 5mm wetsuit
- Life jacket
- Wicked jet boat ride
- Transport from Queenstown
- Kiwi picnic lunch
Everyone must be able to swim, be confident in water and reasonably fit. Minimum age for Riversurfing and Drifting is 8 years of age. As a private guide is provided for children under 12 years of age please contact us first for prior arrangement. Minimum age for Sledging is 12 years of age.
Full refund will be given providing notice of cancellation is received at least 48 hours of the trip departure.