Rising from the Eastern Cape and running along the Kwazulu-Natal's western border, the Drakensberg mountain range is the highest in South Africa standing at 3482 m/11424 ft in height. The mountains are capped by a layer of basalt of 1400 m/4593 ft thick and offers amazing flora and fauna.
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Rafting in Landsborough River, Queenstown, Otago New Zealand
The town is surrounded by Lake Wakatipu and the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Remarkables, Cecil Peak and Ben Lomond. Queenstown and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins. Despite the mountainous landscape, the climate is considered to be oceanic, with warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.
Landsborough River is situated close to Mountain Cook National Park. It begins its course from Mount Hopkins and runs almost parallel with the Southern Alps for approximately 37 mi / 60 km before it merges with Haast River. Grasp the opportunity to enjoy a multi-day white water rafting adventure combining trekking, camping and rafting.
Feel great amounts of adrenaline pumping inside your body and enjoy the thrilling feeling of fighting with the waters during the numerous rapids of the river. You will be transferred from Queenstown by helicopter and have the rare chance to enjoy the breathtaking scenery and wild nature of the area. Don’t forget to bring your camera with you!
Grade river: 3-4.
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River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.