West Coast Rafting
Whataroa River close to Franz Josef Glacier has some of the best whitewater rafting on the West Coast of New Zealand. With a magnificent backdrop of the Southern Alps, West Coast rafting on the Whataroa River has something for everyone, from beginners or families looking for Grade 1 or 2 rapids; to experienced rafters looking for loads of action with Grade 4 or 5 rapids. Choose between half day trips for those in a hurry, to full day rafting adventures. For those with more time there are 2 to 4 day West Coast rafting trips available.