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Wanaka River Journeys

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99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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Half-Day Mount Aspiring National Park Jet Boat and Wilderness Walk from Wanaka
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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 and Hobbit film locations, into world heritage Mount Aspiring National Park. Location: The Matukituki River. Flowing from Glaciers, the pristine waters of the Matukituki River are perfect to experience river boating on the longest and most spectacular jet boat tour in New Zealand. Travel at speed over shallow braids, drift into turns and yes… experience exciting spins, stopping in deep pools to breathe in the magic of the landscape & hear stories of our land from your local guides And there is MORE… Deep in the mountains & off the beaten track, enjoy a 30-minute nature walk through moss covered forest, waterfalls and glacier fed streams. Walk in awe beneath Avalanche Glacier when conditions permit or into McGills Creek to explore one of the most beautiful and serene forest walks. Hear the stories of this unique ice carved landscape and see photo opportunities not to miss. For those who want to explore more add a glacier helicopter flight from the jet boat or a 4WD farm safari
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“wilderness walk” (15 reviews)
“beech forest” (15 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand

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We booked this ride on the spur of the moment and it turned out to be the absolute right thing to do. The boarding and ride were comfortable and the spins were fun. The scenery was gorgeous. After gale force winds and torrential rains two...More

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Went on the afternoon jet boat and forest walk into Mt Aspiring National Park. Just blown away by the sheer beauty of the place. Our guide Ben was really informative, helpful, funny and gave us a great ride on the jet boat. I love it...More

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We were originally disappointed that our paragliding trip was canceled due to high wind. Turned out to be a blessing in disguise as we had THE BEST DAY IN WANAKA! We were lucky to have essentially a private ride with our captain James. He was...More

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Mary S
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Response from cultureoutdoors | Reviewed this property |
We booked on the webthe night before.
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I am not sure but from what Judy has already said it looks ok.
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