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Family Adventures

39 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8836
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A gentle scenic excursion packed with family fun for everyone from 3 to 103 years old. We take a unique 45 min drive into Skippers Canyon, an iconic area steeped in gold mining history, then float down gentle grade 1 and 2 rapids on the famous Shotover River in either guided rafts or inflatable kayaks. See gold mining relics and sheer canyon walls as we navigate the river with rapid swims and rock jumps.
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“rock jumping” (12 reviews)
“whole family” (20 reviews)
“raft trip” (6 reviews)
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39 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 8836
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"rock jumping"
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"white water rafting"
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"shotover river"
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"terrible jokes"
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"actual rafting"
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"great fun"
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"grade rapids"
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"great family day"
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"thanks guys"
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"fantastic trip"
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"stunning scenery"
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Trip was ok for little kids. Not the most exciting rafting experience we had. The staff added a child to,our raft without asking so that was not ok. We paid for the picture package but that child was in all pictures . The driver didn’t...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

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ZQNJedi, Manager at Family Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

These people are the most organized rafting company we’ve ever dealt with! WEAR SWIMSUITS! We meet at the store in Queenstown, then we take a van to the mountain area. They unload us, u can use reatrooms and change into a wetsuit, booties, a fleece,...More

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ZQNJedi, Manager at Family Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Thanks heaps for your feedback :-)

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Kim B
1 May 2018|
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Our boats take 8 people at the most so we would have to split across 2 boats - which always seems to end up in water fights :-) - we raft as a group so we are always pretty close together & there are lots of opportunities to... More
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Kim B
1 May 2018|
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Response from ZQNJedi | Property representative |
Hi Kim, unfortunately we only operate from October through till end of April - winter it just gets too cold, the canyon gets no sun & the roads aren't the best - sorry we can't help :-(
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Puteri S
22 October 2015|
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Hi Puteri, the minimum age to come on our trip is 3 years old. Hope to see you soon! Cheers
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