Shotover River Twin Challenge

Shotover River Twin Challenge offers rafting and jetboating in one day. Jump on board the Shotover Jet for 30 minutes of excitement. Powering through the lower canyons of the beautiful Shotover River, centimetres from rock walls and feel the exhilaration of 360 degree turns.

After landing back on terra firma, meet your Queenstown Rafting guides where you will raft peaceful rivers at first to give you time to practice, before reaching the exciting rapids of the lower canyon.

Add some excitement to your next New Zealand holiday with this great adrenaline filled Queenstown tour!


  • Shotover Jet Boat Ride
  • White water rafting
  • Skippers Canyon


  • Transfer from downtown Queenstown to Cavell's Rafting Lodge
  • Full wetsuit rafting clothing and safety equipment
  • Extensive safety instructions and paddling techniques
  • 25 minute Shotover Jet Boat ride
  • Transfers to rafting put in point
  • Raft the Shotover River
  • Hot showers and sauna
  • Return to downtown Queenstown


Departures: 7.15am*, 8.00am* or 12.00pm*
Duration: Approx 4.5 hours

Tour does not operate on 1 June - 15 September and 25 December
*Winter - Heli access only

NB-transfers from your hotel are not provided.

Additional Info

Children: Rafting is not available to children under 13 years. Under 18, requires a guardian, conditions apply.
What to Bring: Swimwear and towel
Please Note: It is recommended that no valuables be brought along. Minimum weight requirement - 40 kg. Rafting trips require a minimum 8 people to operate.
Operated By: Queenstown Rafting