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Come with us on the most exciting half day adventure activity in New Zealand, jet boating beneath the spectacular scenery of Glaciers & Lord of The Rings locations, into world heritage Mount Aspiring National Park. Flowing from Glaciers, the...more
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99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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All reviews jet boat wilderness walk beech forest new zealand great fun guide james guided walk entertaining commentary beautiful scenery interesting walk recommend this trip mt aspiring fun trip sand flies four hours spend half a day an amazing trip
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Everything was well-organised and efficient, from the pick-up in town or at your campsite to the ride itself it was all faultless. You get to see views and sights that would take you way too long to get to otherwise. The staff were friendly, helpful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank salobrenaholidays
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super way to spend a half day. Benjamin, our Captain, was great fun and super knowledgeable. Very interesting walk in the forests. Magnificent scenery.

Thank garyjduffy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely way to see the countryside around Wanaka - spectacular scenery plus great fun in a jet boat - what’s not to enjoy? Staff were friendly and keen to share their love of their home . We had brilliant sunshine and saw Mount Aspiring and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 553lisell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience we had with River Journeys from start to finish! All the staff/guides were very friendly and helpful as well as safety conscious. The jetboat ride is comfortable and enjoyable. Lots of local knowledge was given. The scenery was beautiful and a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KarinJulie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had great fun on this 4 hour adventure. The guide was easy going, helpful,and knowledgeable. The scenery on the hour hike we took was beautiful. I loved seeing the glacier, along with the forest, streams,and waterfalls.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lorrie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I did this tour first 10 years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. The tour has changed but it’s still really worth going on, albeit being a bit pricy. You are taken by bus (this was the only bad bit - the bus had no air...More

Thank O9205YLcharlesk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing trip on the river in a jet boat, the guide on the boat was extremely knowledgeable of the local history and obviously has a great passion for his job and his home town. The trip was made fun with the 360...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank janice1138
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our day with driver and guide Ben, the barefooted boat driver. Although our day started out very windy and, at first, I thought my face would fall off as we raced into the wind, very quickly the thrill of the ride up...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank drzmouse
Reviewed 13 January 2019

An amazing adventure with incredible views all around. Fun jetboat ride up the Matukituki river with interesting information from the driver Brent, lovely walk through the beautiful rainforrest, nice and big lunchbox with plenty of different things to eat and finally the packrafting, which was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lena W
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Thanks James for a great morning. Thoroughly enjoyed the experience of the jet boat and hike with I you. Your knowledge of the area was great and informative without being boring! This experience has definitely been the highlight of NZ so far and will be...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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1 February 2018|
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Response from cultureoutdoors | Reviewed this property |
We booked on the webthe night before.
4 July 2016|
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Response from Iain C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but from what Judy has already said it looks ok.