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Absolutely awesome!

I came across Andy’s website just before we flew into NZ and knew we had to do it! Highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MrChrisStenhouse
via mobile
Unique experience- highly recommend

I went with my partner and from the get go it was such a great experience! Met Andy at his man cave... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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...more
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 1 week ago via mobile

I came across Andy’s website just before we flew into NZ and knew we had to do it! Highly recommend, hes got a great set up of vehicles and GPS equipment to guide you through the track. You are on your own in a 4x4...More

1  Thank MrChrisStenhouse
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Chris and Ally. Really enjoyed your visit, on yet another great winter afternoon. Good way to sign off a great weeks holiday for you in the area. Hope the trip home went well, and I wish you both all the luck in the world...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my partner and from the get go it was such a great experience! Met Andy at his man cave with his collection of impressive set of vehicles, had our briefing and we got straight into it. The experience was so unique and...More

1  Thank VanLogan
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Cheers Van! We have had some fantastic calm and sunny days lately which make all the difference to the experience. You timed your visit well. And I hope you got the chance to try those waling trails I mentioned. Look forward to you coming to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a vehicle for my daughter and I. It was professional from the start. Andy responded to emails instantaneously. We did not have a car and he recommended Glenorchy Journey. He contacted them to find out what time we would arrive. Picked us up from...More

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

Great to hear back from you! I Had such a blast spending the morning with you both. And everything worked like clockwork with the transport connections, so a big thanks to Glenorchy Journeys. I'm guessing you are both safely back home now so I hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here with my wife, child (2 years old) and my in-laws. We were based in Queenstown and the drive is approximately 1 hour. Its a beautiful scenic drive through to Delta Discovery. We met Andy who is an incredibly lovely guy. He talked...More

Thank Hung D
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Hung and family. Thanks for the kind feedback. Pretty much sums up what I'm trying to offer here. A relaxed day out for all ages, with time to soak up the amazing views and spend some quality time together. Helps that the weather was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience! Spent an awesome afternoon on the Dart River delta. Vehicles are easy to manoeuvre and the instructions and briefing by Andy was very informative. The GPS technology is easy to use and it’s comforting to know that Andy always knows where...More

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

Hello Tracey. Cheers for the kind review. It really made a world of difference arriving the day after your original booking, the weather was just about perfect for your visit. So thanks for being so flexible there. Hope you enjoyed your stay here at the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely amazing experience 10 out of 10. Andy is full of knowledge and such a beautiful person to deal with... the vehicles are super easy to drive and the track very easy to follow with the markers making it fun for the kids to lead...More

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

Really appreciate you posting such a kind review. It's a great trip for the whole family to enjoy, especially on these cold clear winter days. We have been pretty fortunate with the weather so far this winter, hopefully it stays this way a while longer!...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon with Andy. He collected us from our accommodation at Blanket Bay Resort and delivered us to Dart River Delta. After a very comprehensive instruction session, we were off in our electric 4WD vehicle on our totally environmentally friendly adventure of...More

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

That's really kind of you Vince. There is no way I could operate as a self drive activity if it was not for the GPS tracking system, but it only takes a few minutes to explain to guests how it works. I will continue to...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

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

It was great welcoming you not just once but twice in a week! You clearly loved spending time up here around Glenorchy, it really is a fantastic place to explore, especially when the weather is good. Really enjoyed meeting you and your family, and I...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

Thank teamak
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

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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kellymae58
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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
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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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