Perth River , New Zealand , South Island , West Coast. Franz Joseph Glacier
How to get there: Fly into Hokitika, rent a car or take a shuttle bus to the Town of Whataroa or drive to the river.
River description: Helicopter access wilderness rafting. Grade 5+, long steep technical rapids, pool drop, big drops, lots of sieves, portages, flows through deep granite canyon. Suitable for paddle rafts and kayaks.
Commercial companies running it.
Sweet As/Eco Rafting Adventures
Grade 5 Heli rafting specialists
West Coast; South Island; New Zealand
Free ph 0508 669 675
International ph 0064 21 523426