3 days / 2nights Rafting and Camping Wilderness
Paddling and camping your way down the magnificent Landsborough Valley, you will glide past 10,000 ft mountains, hanging glaciers and through dense rainforests. A perfect mix of tranquility and pure adventure. The Landsborough River is unique, running 60kms parallel to New Zealand’s Southern Alps before meeting the sea at Haast in South Westland - a World Heritage Area. Its upper reaches are protected wilderness and provide spectacular glaciers, bush, river and mountain scenery. This three day, two night trip will give you incredible views of the stunning New Zealand scenery, there is something new to look at around every corner. Make your trip a memorable one!
Group Size : Minimum 4 people.
Duration : 3 days/2 nights.
Departure Time : Fridays 8.30am (Mid-November through March only).
Departure dates : All year (Closed Christmas Day).
Transportation : Pick you up and drop you off at your accommodation.
Category : Adventure.
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.
Minimum age is 4 years of age and minimum weight is 40kg.
Small groups minimum of 4 to approximately 14.
River Grade 3-4 and basic swimming.
Basic understanding of English required.
You will need at least 1 set of clothes to walk in and another dry set to change into the night. It's not always possible to dry clothes in the huts. NB: Cotton clothing such as jeans and sweatshirts is NOT suitable. Polypropylene, which is quick drying is recommended. Also bring a swimsuit and towel.
Sleeping bag (good quality), matches/lighter, toiletries – soap, toothpaste, toilet paper, small towel, insect repellent, sunscreen and drink bottle (1-2 litre capacity).
Full wetsuit, rafting clothing and safety equipment.
Transfer to Clarke’s Bluff via Makarora, scenic flight by helicopter to Landsborough, camping equipment, 2 nights camping.
Three course meals + wine + beer, experienced guides + safety kayaker, wilderness white water rafting on the Landsborough river.
Transfer from downtown Queenstown to Cavells Rafting Base, extensive safety briefing and return transfer to downtown Queenstown.
|All prices in $NZD||Landsborough Rafting|
Minimum age 15.
3 days trip requires a minimum of 4 people to confirm.