Hidden Valleys Rafting


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Hidden Valleys Rafting offer rafters anything from a scenic, leisurely paddle through some stunning and serene mountain gorges, to really wet and wild rafting through grade 3 and 4 rapids. 

They'll take you off the tourist track and show you the real New Zealand of strikingly beautiful bluffs and gullies, breathtaking mountains and no sign of civilisation for miles - except you, of course.  If you're after just a half or full day trip, try one of the different trips on offer. 

Waimakariri River Rafting Trip
Takes you through some of the most unspoilt scenery of the South Island, up by Arthur's Pass, meandering down through hidden gorges and some magical gullies.  This is ideal for families, or first-time rafters, and no need to worry about wild currents or unpredictable weather.

Rangitata River Rafting Trip
Although it's a gentle ride, you still get to encounter some boulder action and some playful rapids, and you can start and finish the trip at a number of locations along the route, just ask when booking for which stop-off point is closer for you.

Rakaia River Rafting Trip
The rapids are grade 2, so still accessible for relative beginners, but there's more pace here, not least because you'll be arriving at your starting point by a very fast jet boat, a thrill in itself, and from where you'll then paddle back down to the bridge at your leisure.

Heli-Rafting Trips
Heli-Rafting Trips offer to helicopter transport you into some of the region's most hard-to-reach places.  Once you're 'dropped' into these secret and magical valleys, it's up to you and your guide to get back down the river to the land of the living, but these are trips you will never forget.

Multi-Day Rafting Trips
For all abilities. 2-5 day tours cover the whole gamut of white water requirements, from the gentle Waimakariri River 2-day jaunt, through to the 3-day Waiau River trip for intermediate rafters, and the thrills and spills of the 3-day Landsborough River tour, full of challenging grade 3 and 4 rapids.

Guided Walking Tours
Guided walking tours take you up through the mountains of the Southern Alps and this beautiful back country, together with Tailored Adventure Tours, where you run the show and decide which activities to try and in which areas, it's all up to you!


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