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“waiau river”(2 reviews)
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At Fiordland Jet, it’s all about fun! Hop onboard a unique experience of New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park. Be wowed by the beautiful scenery of this UNESCO World Heritage site - Te Wahipounamu which translates in Maori to ‘The Greenstone...more
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84 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
+64 800 253 826
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A fantastic ride, cool explanation of the environment. We have seen big rainbow trouts and drunk the fresh lake water. And enjoyed the 360 spins and close shore boating.

Thank niccolo d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the great pleasure of spending the morning with Young Chris and my family. An out of season trip meant we had the boat and the river to ourselves . What a fantastic experience! The sun was shining and the scenery spectacular; exhilarating and breathtaking....More

Thank NickiP67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such an enjoyable trip! The team was so friendly and extremely helpful. The driver shared lots of information and history on the area and even showed us some spots where part of Lord Of The Rings was filmed, which was really cool. The boat I...More

Thank 385jackyf
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The team at Fiordland Jet were professional, knowledge and most importantly very friendly and helpful. Laura provided incredible service during the booking and check in process and Sim and Chris very competent out on the water. The Beach to Bay experience gave you the best...More

Thank theshawz
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

I had a great time with Sim & Chris. Not only do you get the thrill of the jet boat ride, but you also get an interesting trip learning about local geography & nature, scenes from Lord of the Rings shot on site😉, & a...More

Thank johnobrienDec1987
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

We just popped in for some info on available Milford Sounds tours as it’s winter and we weren’t sure we’d be able to go. The guys here gave us some really useful info on the tours and advice about free camping in winter. Really lovely...More

Thank Josie P
FJet_Team, Front Office Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Smart move!! Thanks for stopping in... we really do enjoy chatting about the area and trying to give some helpful hints! Stay Warm and Safe Travels! Cheers

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Wow,what an experience! Our driver and guide Chris was passionate, committed and fun to be with. His commentary was informative - we learnt so much about the area we jetted through, he handled the boat perfectly and shared his local knowledge with us freely. He...More

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FJet_Team, Front Office Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Hey Maureen! Thanks so much for spending some time with us and glad you could experience the best of Fiordland! We pride ourselves on being able to make the trip as personalised as possible, and no doubt Chris' passion is infectious! See you again soon!...More

Reviewed 14 May 2018

I really wanted to do the boat tour but the problem was that I was traveling alone. They needed 2+ adults to start the tour. I waited and a family booked it at the last moment. I joined them. I was transferred by bus to...More

Thank minimize940314
FJet_Team, Front Office Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2018

Glad it all worked out! You'll definitely want to tuck those electronics away while we are zipping around but the views are too good not to have cameras handy when we stop for lots of photos. It's all about having FUN... No Regrets!! Cheers!

Reviewed 20 April 2018

Highly recommend this trip, the 2 hour time frame is just right,and includes a diverse diet of entertainment from Jet Boat spins, to a short nature walk along shallow beach, Lake Manapouri. Tou may even get to see some stunning fungi and get up and...More

Thank mail560
FJet_Team, Front Office Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

'a diverse diet'.... what a great phrase! We pretty much just survive on coffee and pies ;-). Can't wait to see you back... you'll be amazed at how different it all looks and feels depending on the day. Thanks again! Cheers

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

It was just me and 2 others with jet boat driver Rebecca! She was an absolute legend! A local girl with mad driving skills and great knowledge on the area! It was a clear but chilly day however they provided us with a big waterproof...More

Thank Laura D
FJet_Team, Front Office Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thank you so much Laura! It's awesome to be able to show a local gal Fiordland from a different perspective. A little chilly weather won't stop us... haha we've got everything you need to keep warm so you can still have fun, and enjoy the...More

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