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3 day river rafting Landsborough

Imagine visiting one of New Zealand’s most remote areas - untouched, unspoiled and visited by only a privileged few. Paddling and camping your way down the magnificent Landsborough Valley, you will glide past 2,500m mountains, hanging glaciers and through dense rain forest. This three day, two night trip will give you incredible views of stunning New Zealand scenery. A perfect mix of tranquility 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: $1,799.00

All prices are quoted and charged in New Zealand dollars.