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Jet boating, Funyaking and Horseriding. Join us, the only operator on the Dart River, for a diverse adventure from Queenstown to the frontier township of Glenorchy at the head of mighty Lake Wakatipu and into the pristine Dart River Valley and...more
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Camp and Shotover Streets | Queenstown Information Centre, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

An absolute blast! The jet boat ride was absolutely incredible. Our driver Ethan was amazing and cannot say enough good things about this young fella! Highly recommend you give it a try when you’re down here....I’m sure the other drivers are good, but ask to...More

Thank Graeme D
Reviewed 3 days ago

You think Queenstown is beautiful now, but seeing it from a different perspective from the lakes, rivers and canyons was pure magic. Our full day of adventure was fueled by great energy, good vibes and all round fun - not to mention the scrumptious picnic...More

Thank PatoneyNZ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I did the 2 hour river wild and it was brilliant. Friendly staff, beautiful horses, lovely views....what more can you want? Excellent value for money. I was a first time rider and I loved it. The 2 hours flew by (so definitely don't do the...More

Thank jesssenior24
Reviewed 3 days ago

Picture perfect day! The sun was warm, and the skies and the water were as blue as could be! Our guide Dylan was awesome and patient while we figured out how to navigate. Our group of 8 (4 funyaks) was a great team, we laughed...More

Thank Salina B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did the jet boat and funyak tour. It was an amazing day out. We were well kitted out by the team and had a glorious October day for it. The jet boat was great fun (heated handrails - who thought of that?!?) although as...More

Thank Kess100
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were fortunate to enjoy the experience on a wet day so avoided the dreaded sand flies. The guides were fantastic, from the fantastically fun fast jet boat ride to the funyak's themselves it was a well worth day out. The canoes were not difficult...More

Thank Sarah Y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tour gets you back into beautiful areas you would not normally see. The water is crystal clear and guides knowledgeable and friendly. Not for anyone with neck and back issues due to a few -very few-spins they do. We added in a hike but...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I was there in July. The weather was beautiful and so was the experience. The landscape is amazing and the guides were very nice.I just had hoped for a little more time with the horses, like cleaning them at the end.And we were just walking....More

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Thank V K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great trip, only 6 of us, the weather was just right, driver/ guide very knowledgeable, a really knew his way around the shallows of the Dart river. Highly recommend the trip.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The best jet boating in Queenstown - from the great commentary on the bus ride out to the scary 360s to the forest walk and tree caves. Really proud kiwi! Thanks guys.

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YakS7
22 August 2018|
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Response from jesssenior24 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - I did! Was absolutely fine, you don't go faster than walking
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Ems0130
25 January 2018|
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Response from MikeW5601 | Reviewed this property |
You must wear the wetsuit and the guides will advise how cold it will be so go on their advice. We found it sufficient to just wear shorts and the wetsuit. The company provides the boots. It is a great day out, enjoy... More
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Georgina2207
5 August 2017|
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Response from Medon L | Reviewed this property |
3-4 hours, including a long lunch break. It's not a strenuous kayak at all: the current does most of the work.
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