Great way to see the river and surrounding mountains. Good for young kids. The owners and staff are very hospitable and accommodating.
About Wanaka River Journeys
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We enjoyed this 3 hour jet boat riding. We were picked up from i-site in the town centre, the driving takes about 20 minutes. Driver Sue is the owner, her husband was the "driver"of the jet boat. It was a perfect sunny day for this...More
Booking was a single 2-minute call to Sue. Got picked up from Ramada Wanaka on time! Jet boating along the long and winding Matukituki River was breath-taking! The river is shallow and rocky in a valley but Brent's experience, concentration and skill made it look...More
Great fun, easy to book, lovely hosts, we were a small group well looked after by Sue and Brent. The commentary from Brent during the journey was insightful and interesting. LOTR fans will appreciate the rocky site where Frodo was stabbed by the Nazgul but...More
A fun trip on a jet boat amongst some great scenery. Entertaining and informative boat captain part of the experience.
My son and I throughly enjoyed a half day (10-3pm) outing on Lake Wanaka and the Matkituki River on a JET BOAT skipped by Brent with his great stories of the past and present. The walk into the Mt Aspiring National Park to view a...More
A half day out with this husband/wife Jet Boat company will be a highlight of your visit to this region. Very friendly service from the time of booking, transport to the launch site, and the trip itself with a very well experienced skipper who is...More
Lake Wanaka and river is breathtakingly beautiful and for the visitor there is no better way to experience this for a few hours than Wanaka River Journey. From the moment Sue picked us up she shared her love of the area on the short bus...More
Fabulous guides, fabulous scenery! The helicopter flight is totally worth it if you are willing to fork out the extra $$. Would highly recommend to anyone who wants a unique and exciting way to explore what the South Island has to offer!