Clarence River Rafting

All year round

Rafting the Clarence River is ideal for all ages, no experience is necessary

Clarence River Rafting is located on SH1, 40 minutes north of Kaikōura, 1½ hours south of Blenheim, or 2 hours from the Cook Strait ferry. Look for the red sign saying Clarence Rafting. Bring the whole family as many generations as you can find, a bunch of friends or a combination of the two! Get together with a group of workmates, for team-building or to celebrate an occasion with. Come and check out the new landscape formed by the earthquake. This journey is suitable for any active person of moderate fitness. Minimum age is 5, maximum age is 103.  Trips range from half day to multi day with superb cuisine. Enjoy the company and knowledge of the guides, who guide by day, but also display their cooking skills around the campfire as the sun sets over distant hills.



For more info visit:

Clarence River Rafting


Clarence River Rafting
1/3802 State Highway 1


03 319 6993

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