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Delta Discovery

399 Routeburn Road | Dart Bridge, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
+64 27 374 7555
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An amazing experience

Like many have said, this is a really amazing activity for the family. The toy-like 4WD vehicle is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MintLeafSG
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Singapore, Singapore
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Girls arvo out

Totally recommend!! Andy, thankyou sooo very much for a super afternoon out! My girls totally... read more

Reviewed yesterday
teamak
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Exclusive access to a unique environment, impressive 4wd vehicles, plus on board interactive multi lingual computer systems, deliver the chance to really get lost. Interact to guide, inform, and learn about all aspects of nature/geology/maori history over a 10km+ trail in comfort and safety. Ideal for all ages, we provide all you need to get a breathtaking view of this piece of paradise.
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“dart river” (37 reviews)
“self drive” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
399 Routeburn Road | Dart Bridge, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
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+64 27 374 7555
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Like many have said, this is a really amazing activity for the family. The toy-like 4WD vehicle is easy to drive and control. The pre-activity briefing by Andy is very clear and concise. More importantly, the service and attention by Andy are first-rate. Once out...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Totally recommend!! Andy, thankyou sooo very much for a super afternoon out! My girls totally loved being navigators and radio comms, your tour was totally pitched for them and they really enjoyed it! We also really appreciated you going the extra mile and organising the...More

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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

You are all very welcome. Yes the bird display was super exciting to see for me too! Really great to see so many native Kereru back here, and they will have to be on their toes with those NZ falcons around for sure! Great to...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Andy's service and passion for his tour is outstanding and amplifies the phenomenal experience of exploring the Dart River and surrounds. The equipment and electric 4x4s were extremely easy to use and its a great time for everyone involved. Loved the fact that you are...More

Thank sabrina262018
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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to post a review and photo Sabrina. And once again congratulations and best wishes to you both for the future! It was a cold day, and for someone from the tropics, you did a great job of embracing the elements...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our family of 5 had the best time doing this experience on a cold, overcast Sunday. Andy (our host) was fantastic and explained everything very clearly. The 4x4 buggies were well suited to take you on your adventure (including blankets - a must in Winter...More

Thank Timothy W
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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Tim and the team. Great to get your feedback, it's really appreciated, likewise the photos. Tim, I think you are the only guest to brave the winter tour in shorts! They make them tough in Queensland! Brilliant to meet you all and hope you...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Andy was wearing long pants so we can not comment on his quads, however his electric 4x4 experience was fantastic. Andy was welcoming and passionate about his town, job and conservation of the land. The trail Andy designs each day is filled with river crossings,...More

Thank Meg_Mcknight
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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Classic Aussie humour. Love it. Great to welcome you and the crew on the tour, you were a lot of fun, and I'm glad you all enjoyed your time here. Pop back again in summer when it's weather for short pants! Kind regards, Andy.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an absolute ball on this tour. Andy is a fantastic guide and you can see he is passionate about what he does. You get freedom and can go at your own pace to take in all the beauty. A very unique experience and...More

Thank Cherie B
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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers for the kind words Cherie. Yes the drive here alone is worth of an admission fee! Lucky you got here when you did however as the road was briefly washed out just a few days later! All part of the joys of life here...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Delta eco-4WD tours are amazing. Andy is wonderful - he has such wealth of knowledge and a friendly, welcoming personality which made our visit really pleasant. We were given an introduction to the 4WD vehicles, as well as the navigation technology when we first arrived....More

Thank Miranda F
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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You are more than welcome Miranda and Terry. Really enjoyed chatting with you both, and getting the chance to explain a little bit about this very special corner of the country. Hope you enjoyed your time here at the head of the lake, and indeed...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family loved this experience. A highlight of our trip! The Electric cars were fun to drive and the scenery was amazing. Andy, the owner was what really made the difference to this experience. He was relaxed, explained everything very well and left us to...More

Thank Sue H
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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sue, A, H and Z. Great to hear back from you, thanks. You timed your visit nicely, a clear crisp winter morning, hard to beat! So glad you took your time and enjoyed the experience, it's something that the whole family can enjoy. Hope...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I found Delta Discovery in a brochure and liked the idea of at your own pace exploring. The entire experience was flawless and worth every penny. The brochure said allow 2 hours, Andy however said take as long as you like. Almost...More

Thank Rob S
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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Cheers R+A. Thanks for coming up to experience the tour, You really took your time to soak up the views, it really is a winter wonderland here right now, in fact it's my favorite time of the year! Hope you are able to visit again...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great afternoon out with our daughter in the buggy. It was a bit sedate for me but excellent for my 6-year-old and Wife - thrilling enough without any real introduction of risk. The scenery was fantastic as expected and the host absolutely...More

Thank 23jason
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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cheers Jason, that sums the experience up nicely! So glad you enjoyed yourselves, and the great hosting from Neal, I will pass on your kind words. Cheers for now, Andy.

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kellymae58
21 February 2018|
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Response from Shaun Y | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for keeping you waiting. I just read this request today. Hopefully, you wouldn't mind. Regarding your question, it will be fine to take a child on board the adventure vehicle as it is quite safe as long as you... More
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AreVVeThereYet
11 October 2017|
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Response from DDOperator | Property representative |
Hi. Yes indeed, there is a great minibus service from Queenstown to Glenorchy. Please have a look at the Glenorchy Journeys website. The fare is about 25 dollars per person each way, and I can pick you up and drop you back... More
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