Nelson / West Coast Companies


Southern White Water offers you the chance to experience classic NZ back-country & wilderness tours encompassing some of the best of the South Islands scenery and giving you an access pass to NZ’s most natural & most unspoiled scenic vistas.

We offer white water rafting day trips and multi day rafting trips.

Raft hunting & fishing trips on 8 different rivers through-out the South Island targeting species such as Red deer, Chamois, Himalayan Tahr, Rainbow and brown trout, Salmon and more.

We operate on the Mokihinui, Waiau, Waiatoto, Landsborough, Upper Grey, Taipo, Hurunui and Wanganui rivers. Trips range from 3 hours to 7 days. enquire at southernwhitewater.com or 0800RAFTNZ (723869)


Clarence River Rafting specialises in running the Clarence River. We run 3-6 day wilderness rafting adventures, a half day scenic float, shuttles, raft rentals and training days.

Join us on what we believe is New Zealand premier multi day trip. We use the river has our road and a raft as our vehicle, literally traveling from the mountains to the sea.. Every twist and turn in the river brings a new vista, tussock lands of Molesworth Farm Park, spectacular gorges of twisted rock strata, open braided river sections, impressive alpine peaks, remote high country stations. Enjoy the company of our knowledgeable and enthusiastic guides, who will guide you down the river during the day and demonstrate their cooking skills around the campfire in the evening.

Our half-day rafting trip (4-5 hours) is a perfect introduction to rafting and a river environment. A perfect family trip, even the most hesitant will enjoy this experience.

The river is grade 2 which means easy yet playful, there are times when your participation is needed and there are times when you can relax and take in the magnificent scenery. Both trips are suitable for adventurers of all ages (minimum age 5) and moderate fitness and with no previous whitewater experience.

We have available for hire everything needed to run your own trip on the Clarence River. Conditions apply. A minimum skill level is required, if you are not sure or confident we can run a training day for you. Take advantage of our knowledge of the river and the surrounding area to avoid any unpleasant surprises on your river journey.

Clarence River Rafting
Ben Judge
RD1, Kaikoura
Phone: 03 319 6993
Email: raftingben@xtra.co.nz
Website: www.clarenceriverrafting.co.nz


Eco Rafting Adventures is a boutique company offering small group tours, multi day rafting and helicopter access rafting specialists. Owner operated and guided, the owner Josh has over 25 seasons experience rafting and kayaking all over the world. Eco Rafting Adventures has been operating for 12 years rafting over 22 rivers throughout the south island, our base is on the west coast where the best selection of rivers is.

Trips we offer:

  • Multi day rafting with riverside camping in the evenings, from easy family fun to the most full on grade 5 whitewater in NZ
  • Half day and full day trips, scenic family floats, medium level, extreme grade 5, walk in / hike in / drive in / jet boat in / helicopter in options.
  • Adventure fishing for trophy brown trout combining drift fishing, white water rafting and camping riverside.
We can customize a tour to meet your needs and all of our rivers are in wilderness areas, also specializing in water safety for film and TV documentaries, swift water rescue training and corporate team building.

Tally ho!

Heli Rafting/Hunting/Fishing Adventures
West Coast
South Island
New Zealand


New Zealand's premium provider of multi day river journeys and heli access adventure rafting invites you to join us on an exploration of the magnificent rivers of the South Island. Whether you want a relaxing,  rewarding exploration for your family or to run some of the West Coasts most remote full on grade 5 rivers accessible only by helicopter - Hidden Valleys is the first choice. Grant (Southy) South owner operator of Hidden Valleys raft guide of over 16  years has been operating Hidden Valleys for 8 years. Southy says the  secret to their success is that Hidden Valleys feel like they are sharing  adventures with friends.
Visit Hidden Valleys NZ Ltd
Multi Day Journeys  - A Range of options on the Clarence, Grey, Waiau,
Landsborough and Waiatoto rivers. Includes walk/raft combos for a bit of extra
adventure for those that want to tramp to the start of the river experience.

West Coast Heli Rafting - Perth and Whataroa rivers

for more info www.hiddenvalleys.co.nz
Inland Adventures

We are a locally owned and operated company that pride ourselves on being a little bit different.

The main River we operate on is the upper part of the Grey River (grade 3) surrounded by the lush West Coast forest. The River weaves its way through the hills making our tours very scenic with rapids that everyone can enjoy. Nearest towns are Reefton and Greymouth, main base in Reefton.

Trips we offer:

Day wilderness tour: Duration 7 hours
Suitable for age’s 10yrs and above
Lunch and snacks supplied
Overnight raft expedition: 2 days, 1 night sleeping in tents on the rivers edge
Suitable for age’s 10yrs and above
Food supplied

Visit Wild West AdventuresHalf-day rafting tours for families are available on demand, children 5 years and above. These trips are run on Child friendly rivers around the Reefton and Greymouth area.

For more info
Website www.inlandadventures.co.nz
Email info@inlandadventures.co.nz


We are a locally owned and operated and is NZ’s largest rafting operator. We provide excitement on two local Queenstown rivers as well as a 3 day, 2 night wilderness rafting expedition in South Westland. The Shotover River is one of NZ’s most popular rafting rivers and travels through the spectacular Skippers Canyon, the world’s 2nd largest gold bearing river. The Kawarau is a scenic, large volume river culminating in the largest commerically rafted rapid, the 400m Dog Leg.

The Landsborough wilderness rafting option is a journey through isolated, unspoiled New Zealand back country. Everything is provided, including amazing meals and exciting river action. Two night’s camping in this incredible wilderness area makes this a unique NZ wilderness experience. Our purpose built rafting lodge is situated on the banks of the spectacular Shotover River and offers apre-rafting facilities including hot showers, saunas and complimentary snack at our fully licensed café.

Queenstown Rafting
35 Shotover StreetVisit Queenstown Rafting
Queenstown, New Zealand
Free Phone: 0800 RAFTING (0800 723 8464)
Phone: +64 3 442 9792
Fax: +64 3 442 4609
Email: info@queenstownrafting.co.nz


is a small boutique rafting company that operates day trips on the local rivers near its base in North Canterbury which include the Hurunui river or a trip through the Waimakariri gorge. We also operate multi-day journeys on some of the South Islands premier rivers including the Karamea, Landsborough, and the Clarence rivers.

Contact Rafting and MooreAll these rivers are chosen for their unique qualities from the wide open expanses and easy rapids of the Clarence which is New Zealand’s premier river trip over 5 days though to the excitement of continuous Grade 4 white water on the remote and unspoilt Karamea. Our multi-day expeditions( of up to 6 days) provide you with a unique opportunity to experience New Zealand’s special backcountry areas and to rejuvenate the soul.

Allow Rafting & Moore to customize a river trip to your needs and be prepared for ‘more than just a raft trip’.

Email: raftingandmoore@gmail.com


Kia-ora and welcome to Ultimate Descents New Zealand. Based in the white water capital of New Zealand, on the Four Rivers Plain above the Buller Gorge in Murchison. Close to the river, you’ll always find water here, in one of the largest free flowing river catchment areas in New Zealand. We pride ourselves in our local top quality guides and having an excellent safety record. Rafting the Buller River on a daily basis from Early September through to late May.

Grade 3-4 rafting at all flows in the stunningly scenic bush clad granite gorge,
with earthquake history, not to forget about the spa pool to relax in and wholesomeVisit Ultimate Decents
meals to enjoy afterwards. Also on our list of entertainment is Inflatable Kayaking,
fishing tours and Family rafting, something for everyone.From 1 to 5 days of pure
wilderness romance on the remote trout filled rivers, we run Grade 4/5 Heli rafting
on the Karamea and Mokihinui Rivers, through the South Island’s North West sub
tropical rainforests.

38 Waller St,
Freephone: 0800 RIVERS (748377)

Wild West Adventures

Visit Wild West Adventures8 Whall Street
Phone 03 768 6649
Free Phone 0508 286 877
Email info@fun-nz.com
Website www.fun-nz.com

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