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King for the Day: Whitewater Rafting Tickets

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Enjoy the ultimate full-day rafting adventure in the waters of the West Coast of Tasmania. Experience the thriving wilderness, the exciting rapids, and the serenity of the magnificent river.

Highlights

  • Begin your rafting experience from the Newall Creek on the Tasmanian West Coast.

  • Enjoy the exhilarating rafting experience over the gorge and the thrill of riding over the famous Sailor Jack Rapid.

  • Paddle past thousands of rare Huon pine trees and the Garfield River platypus pool.

  • Experience the serenity of the river's tree-lined lower reaches towards the end of your adventure.

  • Keep an eye out for the White-bellied Sea Eagle soaring in the sky or a timid platypus in the flourishing wilderness of the western coast.

  • Savour an appetizing lunch while listening to the folk tales of the region.

Inclusions

  • Full day rafting experience

  • Skilled guide

  • Rafting and safety gear (wetsuit, helmet and lifejacket)

  • Lunch and snacks

  • Transport to the river from Queenstown and back

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Once you reach Newark Creek from Queenstown, your skilled tour guides will get you ready for a day of adventure. Your rafting experience will begin here - you'll glide through the exciting rapids on King River. The famous Sailor Jack Rapid will surely make your adrenaline rush. After the gorge, the river flattens out where you'll be able to experience the tranquility of the tree-lined West Coast of Tasmania.

You'll see thousands of Huon pine trees and the fascinating platypus pool on Garfield River. Your tour guide will make sure you don't miss spotting the Abt Railway and the sites of past mining in the region. You'll learn about natural history as well as the history of industrialization in the region through engrossing stories. The first part of your 20km journey will be filled with excitement, while the second part will allow you to thoroughly appreciate the lush wilderness by the river.

Important Information

  • Children aged 10 and under cannot participate in rafting.

  • It is recommended to bring a bathing suit as well as a towel and a full change of clothes.

  • A reasonable level of fitness is recommended for this tour.

  • Guests can get their personal waterproof camera if they want.

Timings

Daily 8am onwards.

Discounted Tickets

Children aged 10-15 enjoy reduced price tickets (carry a valid photo ID).

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction.

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays.

  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification. Students must carry a valid student ID.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • You can redeem the tickets directly at 1 Driffield St.

  • Address: 1 Driffield St, Queenstown TAS 7467, Australia.

  • To locate the meeting point on Google Maps, simply search for - 1 Driffield St, Queenstown TAS 7467, Australia.

Get Directions to the Redemption Point

Getting There

  • The nearest bus stop is Railway Station, Driffield Street.

  • The stop is right in front of the redemption point.

  • Buses #747 and #748 will get you there.

Validity

This ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout.

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