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Wanaka River Journeys

99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 800 544 555
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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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99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 800 544 555

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Thank Tim D
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This is our second trip with Wanaka River Journeys, this time we were travelling with another family, so 4ad and 4chn in total. This is our favourite jet boat experience in the Queenstown/Wanaka area because we feel the scenery is absolutely stunning. The walk through...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My partner was no hum about doing this. “ I am around boats all the time, it’s expensive”. When he was told that he must put a life jacket on as the boat goes 50mph he started to pay attention. After 5 minutes in the...More

Thank cultureoutdoors
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A “must do” activity whatever your age. Very well organised, including a pick up from our hotel, (with friendly and very funny driver Greg). Great fun as the Jetboat speeds along the river with a few sharp turns and 360’s thrown in for fun. Perfectly...More

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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.