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River Surfing

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 1 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 10 people
Destination(s): New Zealand  
Specialty Categories: Surfing   Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting  
Season: September - May
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 155 New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 370 New Zealand Dollar (NZD)

Come white-water body boarding down the mighty Kawarau River with the pioneers of river surfing, just you and a body board taking on white-water rapids!

Join our personalized groups with two experienced guides and let them show you how to surf standing waves, “squirt” underwater and play in eddy lines, whirlpools, boils, rock jumps and heaps more.

- The Trips
Two times down 6km of the “Roaring Meg” grade 3 section of The Kawarau River or 8km down “Chinese Dog Leg” grade 4 (depending on best run on the day).

- Trip Times
9.00 am and 2.00 pm, and customized group bookings.

- Duration - 4 Hours

- Group size
Minimum 4, maximum 10 (between 2 guides).

- Age
So far 8-84 years, but is subject to Trip Leader’s discretion (based primarily on swimming ability and physical size). Extra guide for children under 12 years old. Minimum age 8 yrs old.

- What to bring
Bathing costume, towel and a sense of adventure.

- Gear
We provide all equipment, qualified and experienced guides and transport.

- Experience
None – as long as you can swim. Moderate fitness required.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

About This Supplier
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Location: New Zealand
Joined InfoHub: Aug 2008

Jon Imhoof, a surfer from Hawaii, came to Queenstown to go snowboarding and he liked Queenstown so much that he decided to stay for summer. Missing the waves of the ocean, he looked for an alternative and came up with the crazy idea to follow the rafters down the Shotover River and surf waves on his bodyboard. Although...

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