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Jet boat into the heart of Fiordland South Island's ultimate jet boat ride! We will take you on a trip of a life time. 94 Km’s of jet boating into the heart of Fiordland National Park and back; travel across Lake Hauroko and down to the rugged...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1260 Clifden Highway, Clifden 9691, New Zealand
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+64 800 376 174
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A big group of us some locals some from afar went on the full day trip and it was amazing! Johan was a fantastic host and full of info. The food was absolutely unreal, that wild venison was mmm. The jet boat ride was definitely...More

Thank kwilly95
wjet, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi, Thanks for your great review and kind words. Hopefully we will get you back down the river again. Take care and thanks again for the review. Have a great day -Regards Joyce and Johan Wairaurahiri Jet

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This has been a dream for quite some time to be able to see the mysterious lake Hauroko and boat the 600feet Wairaurahiri River to the see! This exceeded our expectations and was topped off with a helicopter flight out from the beautiful Waitutu Lodge....More

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wjet, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thanks for your kind words. I'm pleased it all worked so well for you. Johan said you lot were great company.Thanks for joining us on one of our adventures in Fiordland South. Kind Regards Joyce.

Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

What an absolutely fabulous day. Johan is a real character who not only gives you thrills (and no spills) on the river, he educates you on the area, bird and plantlife and conservation efforts, and he is a great cook. A great jet ride down...More

Thank Tracy W
wjet, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hi, Thanks for the great review. Johan is pleased you had a great day out. Safe Travels and maybe we will see you again one day. Kind Regards Joyce Wairaurahiri Jet

Reviewed 22 March 2018

Our Holiday designer booked this trip for us and four others, he said it’s the best and a one off jet boat tour and boy was he wright. best day of our holiday in South New Zealand. Well equipped and prepared for trip, extra hats...More

Thank Pauline T
wjet, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thanks for your great review, I'm pleased you had a great time. I'll pass on your kind words to Johan I hope it wont make his head swell:-) Thanks again for taking the time to review your trip. Safe Travels Joyce Wairaurahiri Jet

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Johan does one of the best tours you can get and to honest needs to charge more for what you get. This exsperance was so much better then the Dart river boat trip that it was not even in the same ball park and to...More

Thank KellyH4979
wjet, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2018

Hi, Thanks for your very kind words. We really do appreciate that you have taken the time to write a honest review. Thanks again its great to hear that you had such a great time with Johan and Wairaurahiri Jet. Warm Regards and Safe Travels...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic day on the jetboat trip from Lake Hauroko and down Wairaurahiri river! Johan was a excellent "captain" and guide! The BBQ where also very good! Awesome day!!

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Reviewed 11 March 2018

We walked back from Port Craig to Waitutu Lodge to connect with the W Jet Boat back up the river to Lake Hauroko...that track is muddy but the boat trip is very cool. Be sure to use this jet boat service if you are travelling...More

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wjet, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

HI, Thanks for your review. It is a shame about the track Johan and I will be forever trying to get the track upgraded. It's such a neat place its a shame the track lets it down. Thanks again for your kind words. Safe Travels...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018

We had a great day out on the Lake with Joyce . visited the highlights of the lake , We stopped off for a BBQ lunch , it was like having a day out with your mates. Thanks Joyce for a great day out

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wjet, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2018

Hi, Thanks for your review. I'm glad you had a great day out I did too. Thanks for joining us on one of our adventures in Fiordland South. Safe Travel Joyce and Johan Lake Hauroko Tours

Reviewed 8 March 2018

From all the jet boats we saw, and we didn't like, because they make spinning trips and it must go fast, was this something totally different. Trip with the host Johan, who took time for his guests, to explain everything about the secret lake and...More

Thank Yvon B
wjet, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2018

Hi, Thanks for your great review. Thanks also for your email Johan has it on his to do list to reply. Safe Travels and thanks for joining us for all day adventure in Southern Fiordland. Kind Regards Joyce Wairaurahiri Jet

Reviewed 11 January 2018

I can't say enough good things about this experience, it was just fantastic. The scenery, the wild river ride, the beauty of the coast and the amazing views out to the Solander islands. Roffy is a great host who gauges the personality of his guests...More

Thank Ken S
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