Cape Winelands is an area of vast vines and vineyards as the name suggests. Situated in the north east of Cape Town, it constitutes fertile green valleys, towns and villages surrounded by proud mountains. It is characterized by Mediterranean Climate and the winter rain contributes to the famous wine production which can be found in most of the world's corners.
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Rafting in Shotover River, Queenstown, Otago New Zealand
Shotover River begins its course from the Southern Alps and runs through the magnificent Skippers Canyon before it merges with Kawarau River. Shotover River extends up to 37 mi/60 km and has many rapids, twists and turns. It is the ideal river for more experienced rafters who wish to taste great amounts of adrenaline.
Enjoy the thrilling feeling of fighting with the waters during the numerous rapids. After having admired the spectacular Skippers Canyon, the challenge completes with the breathtaking 557 ft/170 m long Oxenbridge Tunnel and the Cascade Rapid. Don’t forget to bring your bathing suit and a towel with you!
Grade river: 3-5. If you wish to enjoy rafting, you can choose one of the rafting companies based in Queenstown. Hotel pick-up can be arranged, if required. Note: During winter, you can access the river only by helicopter.
Relevant activites based in New Zealand
January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.