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Wilderness white water rafting on the King River. Day trips from Queenstown to Strahan. Some trips incorporate the West Coast Wilderness Railway
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 Driffield St | West Coast Wilderness Railway Station, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia
+61 409 664 268
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Wife and I did the full day rafting tour and it was the highlight of our trip to Tasmania. The tour was very well organised and there was no time spent waiting around as Michelle, Paul and James had prepared everything in advance. There...More

Thank Sam C
Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Sam, thank you for your great review, we are glad that you had such a great day, very happy that your trip with us was a highlight of you trip to Tasmania, it is a beautiful part of Tasmania. Hope you enjoy the rest...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Excellent. You must do this if travelling in Western Tasmania. You WILL get wet so take extra clothes :)

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

My daughter and I had never done white water rafting before so this was her Birthday present. They suit you up in all the gear but take note: take fresh clothing as you WILL get wet still! We chose the half day rafting and scenic...More

Thank midgybabe
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Bad stuff first, if you are looking for an adrenaline rush of white water rafting, this is not it. There is some decent pace and white water the first half, but after you portage around what would have been the only truly exciting rapid on...More

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Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

We offer a Day Trip on the King River, a journey from the Forest to the Sea, after the portage the river widens and continues to Macquarie Harbour. Paul has a great knowledge and passion for the History, flora and fauna of the river, Ross...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018

Paul, Ross and Michelle made sure we had the best day. We had never done this before and even for the inexperienced, it is so fun. We got all our gear on above the train platform before heading out to our departure point before being...More

Thank _mahickey
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We chose to go on the rafting adventure when it was raining because we knew we were going to get wet anyway. The expertise of the guides was great (Ross and Paul) and the scenery was spectacular. The rapids were exciting and combined with the...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Had an absolute ball with Paul and the team at King River Rafting last week. An unusually early start (for a holiday) was met with great coffee from Tracks Café at Queenstown station where we asked "where the meeting point for King River Rafting was",...More

Thank Ben A
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Seven rafting ‘virgins’ set off on a rainy morning to raft down the King River. Our trepidation was obvious as we were suited and booted up at the Scenic Railway station. After a thorough (and entertaining) safety briefing, we boarded the raft and adventure ensued!...More

Thank WamJen
Michele C, Owner at King River Rafting, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

We are pleased you enjoyed our King for the Day tour. We love the journey from the mountains to the sea through the ancient Huon pines too. Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 1 March 2018

We squeezed this in to a short trip to Tasmania but we're so glad we did, it was an absolute highlight! The supplied suits and equipment, safety briefing, even a few 'testing' drills on the river at the beginning, all made me feel well prepared...More

Thank Natsplash
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Was my first time White Water Rafting!!! What a fun, fun ,fun thing to do! Age is no barrier, as long as you can hold on. This is a very organised group who guide you through the whole way, they are enthusiastic and love their...More

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