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Looking for the best places to Whitewater Kayak in and around Queenstown? Below are some great routes, trips and resources to help you Whitewater Kayak in and around Queenstown.

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Whitewater Kayak Trips or Routes

Queenstown

Roaring Meg
Kawarau River - Lots of boils! Good spacing of rapids and eddies. At higher flows this run is more fast pushy with lots of boils, lower flows you will find defined features. There is a small surfable wave immediately after put in on the left. Named rapids are: Roaring Meg - just below the outflow of the power station/viewing platform Man Eater - Angry big hole in the middle of the river. Washes out at higher flows, at mid-low flows can be skirted on the right. Rollercoaster - 200m wavetrain