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Delta Discovery

399 Routeburn Road | Dart Bridge, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
+64 27 374 7555
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Just like Jurassic Park

When my boyfriend and I found Delta Discovery online, we thought it looked both ridiculous (4WD eco... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rachel Midori A
A Must

The Queenstown/Glenorchy area is spectacular and one way to enjoy it to the full is to discover the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
thecommissioner41
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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399 Routeburn Road | Dart Bridge, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
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+64 27 374 7555
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When my boyfriend and I found Delta Discovery online, we thought it looked both ridiculous (4WD eco self-drive, in New Zealand!!) and incredible and booked immediately despite it being a little pricey. This is such a unique activity for the area, and while the vehicles...More

Thank Rachel Midori A
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Queenstown/Glenorchy area is spectacular and one way to enjoy it to the full is to discover the Delta with one of Delta Discovery's awesome ATV machines, all under the cheerful, encouraging (and careful) remote assistance of Andy - my wife and I had beautiful...More

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

Thanks for the kind review! We have had a great run of settled weather, so glad you made it up to enjoy such a perfect morning. The vehicles definitely take all the hard work out of the journey around the trail, and are such an...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent communication via email from Andy, and he even organised our booking to be moved to the next morning as we had a delayed flight arrival / car rental at Queenstown that afternoon. The briefing was good, and Andy made sure we had warm clothing...More

Thank Hazizi O
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Hazizi. Pleased I could fit around your schedule, and the next morning option was the right one for you all as the weather was even better than the previous day. So thanks for keeping in touch and making it all work out so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Andy is a fantastic host. Super accommodating. We had pre-booked this a few weeks before our trip, and as we got closer to the day, Andy had kept in constant touch with us regarding likelihood of bad weather. He made the process or rebooking to...More

Thank Ken S
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

You are very welcome Ken. So pleased we managed to reschedule you after the storm forced us to cancel the original booking. Definitely the right call to make, as you got to see that huge snowfall on the summits. Quite spectacular. Almost like a winters...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lot of fun on the eco-ATVs a couple of weeks ago. The vehicle is easy to handle, and you really can't beat the scenery - mountains and streams, wild rabbits, vistas unimpeded by anything commercial. Andy couldn't be nicer and provides plenty...More

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

Cheers for the review and for pointing out the fact that there is a designated trail to follow. This is a conservation area, where great efforts are being made to nurture the native bird life. There is nothing to be gained by driving just anywhere,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delta Discovery is an amazing experience! We called Andy in the morning to see if there was any room, and he immediately made soms time for us! The drive in the 4wheel vehicles was amazing! You get the directions at a tablet in the vehicle...More

Thank Paulien R
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dank je wel Paulien. Great to get so many Dutch visitors on the same day! Really enjoyed chatting with you, and thanks for all the great ideas you suggested. You should come and work as my business development manager! Enjoy your time over in Australia,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I felt like we were in a Lord of the Rings movie, travelling through magnificent scenery with no one else in sight. Andy from Delta Discovery has created a unique tour with his electric 4WD cars that can easily handle the rugged...More

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

Cheers Trish. I think you were my first guests to arrive in a hybrid electric car! Very cool. Another sign that little old NZ is starting to embrace the new technology out there, good for you. You did a fine job of navigating the trail,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable adventure for the whole family. Amazing scenery and loads of fun. A great way to try something different. Andy was a great host - well organized and made sure the adults and kids all had a good time.More

1  Thank Grant F
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Grant, L,J, D and R. You timed your visit well, the early spring weather was great this year, perfect for showing you round the extra new trail I'm working on. Always good to welcome a Kiwi family and share a new experience on your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best do it yourself experience in New Zealand was Discovery at Glenorchy .After a quick briefing by Andy we hit the track in our electric ATV. Beautiful scenery, magnificent and abundant bird life, river crossings were all part of this great experience....More

1  Thank Diana H
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Really great to meet you all, and have a good jovial chat over a hot drink afterwards. I remember you booked the tour many months ago, so it was great you were not disappointed by the weather or the experience. Good on ya. Trust the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great experience for me and my brother. Andy was real nice and helpful. The scenery was awesome. Overall a great experience in Glenorchy.

1  Thank Juan S
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Cheers for making the effort to post a review. Great to meet you both J + M. Excellent driving. Safe journeys. Andy.

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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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AP_2017_Mumbai
7 October 2017|
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Response from DDOperator | Property representative |
Hello. Yes, and the most popular options near here are the Lake Sylvan walk and the start of the Routeburn track, both popular walks, which are just 10 minutes up the road from the Dart Bridge. All the info is on the doc... More
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