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Delta Discovery

314 Routeburn Road | Dart Bridge, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
+64 27 374 7555
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Delta Discovery re-visited and re-discovered

It was almost exactly a year to the day since our first Delta Discovery adventure, when we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
patriciam00re
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Melbourne, Australia
Really Enjoyable Day Out

It's only a short drive out of Queenstown through Glenorchy, and is something you should do when in... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Wayne R
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Darwin
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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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314 Routeburn Road | Dart Bridge, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was almost exactly a year to the day since our first Delta Discovery adventure, when we re-visited the beautiful Dart River Delta last Friday. It was even better than last time. Andy's new, extended route took us further into the stony wilderness, alongside shining...More

Thank patriciam00re
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear all the little improvements are adding to the overall experience, and thanks for coming back again. We should make this an annual review! We really appreciate the feedback. The lads did a great job navigating the course, no surprise there. Essentially we...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

It's only a short drive out of Queenstown through Glenorchy, and is something you should do when in Queenstown. The Scottish owner, Andy, goes out of his way to explain the use of the vehicles, which are very easy to drive and navigate. Set aside...More

Thank Wayne R
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thanks W+S. And cheers for the awesome rainbow photo you sent through. I'll post that here and on facebook. Great to meet you and enjoy a chat over a hot coffee after the tour. Brilliant that you make the effort to come over to NZ...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Andy was an absolute champ with an in depth knowledge and upmost respect for the beautiful Dart river basin. The scenery was breathtaking and the track provided plenty of spots to stop, take it all in and snap photos (including a nice spot to put...More

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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thanks so much J+M. You really took your time and made the most of what turned out to be a superb weather day for the tour. That's exactly what it's all about. And thanks very much for the brilliant photos you sent through, I will...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

I was contacted by Andy right after booking my ATV excursion and he provided me with everything I needed to know and provided great directions. It was such a blast! You are on your own on the river bed of the Dart River Delta and...More

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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2017

What a great morning. Thanks so much for your great guiding skills! Enjoyed our chat afterwards over a cup of coffee. I trust you enjoyed my recommendations for the nearby afternoon activities. Safe journeys on the rest of your trip, great to meet you and...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017

We had a great time at Delta Discovery! The ATVs are amazing and really fun to drive! You are totally on your own out on the beautiful delta, but the GPS is easy to follow. You can stop anytime for a picnic or photo op....More

Thank CaliforniaMillers
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Great to meet you both, and thanks for the kind review. You picked one on the best days possible to do the tour, great timing. Trust the events went well up on the north island! Look forward to welcoming you back someday. Safe travels. Andy.

Reviewed 29 April 2017

Andy's a great bloke very friendly, helpful and cares a great deal about the environment and area in which you travel throughout your day. you can take your time there is no pressure on when to return and every picture is a post card. Will...More

Thank Scott E
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

You are most welcome S+J, glad you enjoyed the tour. I always try to encourage guests to take their time and soak up as much of the experience as they can. However, you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink!...More

Reviewed 26 April 2017

We booked a tour with Delta Discovery and had absolutely no regrets! Andy explained how the GPS worked and off we went discovering the Dart River with no one else around, it was just us and nature. It was such a fun and unique experience....More

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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thanks for the kind review and also for posting those great photos, nice work. Great to talk and hear about your travel adventures as well. We have had such a great Indian summer here, and you certainly timed your visit well. Thanks for mentioning the...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Really great trip! Perfect getaway and it felt like we had the track to ourselves. Andy was fantastic and went above and beyond to ensure the trip went well! Must do!More

Thank Matt R
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi Matt, thanks so much for making the effort to post a review. So glad the day worked out well, making the most of this great settled weather we have had lately. Great to chat to you both, and my best wishes for the future....More

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Went out with our two kids (8 and 3 years). Had an absolute blast, even the wee one. It's not too crazy, but enough to be a real adventure for our kids. The scenery is amazing, it's very peaceful, and we did plenty of stops...More

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DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thanks Linda. That worked out perfectly. Great to welcome you all on the tour, the little ones were so much fun, and they took the whole experience in their stride. The tour really suits family groups such as yours, there is something for everyone to...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

We experienced Andy's 4wd electric vehicle a few days ago, and it was a thoroughly enjoyable experience. The setup is amazing with gps navigation, and Andy can track where you are at all times so you can take off and not be concerned that you...More

Thank KirstenBoys
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thanks Kirsten for the kind review. Brilliant to meet you both. I can't believe you managed to pack so many activities into one day, great effort, and you were rewarded with the most perfect weather. Trust you got some epic photos. Safe journeys, and hope...More

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KeenOzTravellers
2 April 2017|
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Response from DDOperator | Property representative |
Thanks for the enquiry. Yes. 4wd is automatic, we have 2 vehicles, 3 seaters, and weather permitting we are open every day. Kind regards Andy.
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owc2016
15 March 2017|
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Response from DDOperator | Property representative |
Thanks for the enquiry. Allow 2 to 3 hours for the tour. The cost is $240 per vehicle, which holds up to 3 persons. Kind regards. Andy.
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