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At Lakeland Wanaka, we offer a wide range of water based outdoor activities to suit most travel budgets and all age groups. Our range includes jet boating the Clutha River, touring Lake Wanaka by boat or exploring the lake and land at your own pace...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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100 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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+64 3-443 7495
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

We had an amazing experience out on the lake, and spent the hour exploring all the beautiful spots and having a blast on the jet skis. We had a fun and safe trip thanks to Matt as our guide, and would highly recommend the tour....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hanna L
Amanda G, Manager at Lakeland Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Hannah! The jet skis are the perfect way to explore the lake and have a little fun. Happy to hear you enjoyed the experience and we can't wait to take you out for another go! - Deanna

Reviewed 22 October 2018

Highly recommend this crowd, very friendly and helpful. I rented a mountain bike, paddle boat for the family and then I did a guided lake tour on a jet ski, the whole one hour on the jetski I had a massive smile on my face...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Amanda G, Manager at Lakeland Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. It was an absolute pleasure meeting you.That smile is why we love what we do! Thank you for sharing your holiday with us!

Reviewed 22 October 2018

We had a super hour out on the lake with Matt. Great value for money with the October discount. Happy to recommend and will probably come back. Suggest go on the early tours when the lake is calm.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tonysE6447WB
Amanda G, Manager at Lakeland Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for recommending us! We are thrilled you enjoyed the trip and look forward to taking you out again soon!

Reviewed 19 October 2018

We had such an amazing trip on the jet boat all the way along Wanaka Lake and the Clutha River. Michael our driver and tour guide was so great and really made the trip fun! If you want something that's a mix between adrenaline and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank cspeedy89
Amanda G, Manager at Lakeland Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Thanks for the review! I agree, the only thing better than the views on our trips are our super talented drivers! Skilled and passionate they really make the experience one of a kind! Thanks again - Amanda

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Thank you Lakeland for yesterday, we had so much fun on the self drive boat rental and so nice to be able to set our own itinerary! We had 8 friends on the boat and there was still plenty of space. We drove out to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tebbsanna
Amanda G, Manager at Lakeland Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Hi Anna, thanks for taking the time to leave such a kind review. So pleased you had such a lovely day on the lake! You and your friends defiantly could not have asked for better weather. Thanks again - Amanda

Reviewed 15 October 2018

I did quite a few activities during my stay in queenstown/Wanaka and this was by far the best. Jerry my guide was awesome! Really enjoyed it and left on a hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiigh! Highly recommend to everyone. The views are beautiful

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank monikafaaosofia
Amanda G, Front Office Manager at Lakeland Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hey Monika! It was epic to see you go from such nervous excitement to pro Jet Ski operator! It was a pleasure to meet you and I will make sure Jerry receives your praise. Hope you had a safe trip back north! - Amanda

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The WanaJet was a great way to see lake wanaka and surroundings and the beautifully clear Upper Clutha river. Our guide Suzie was very knowledgeable and experienced and kept us both on the edge of our seats during the extreme parts and entertained during the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TimT2889
Amanda G, Manager at Lakeland Wanaka, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your positive review Tim, and for taking the time to recommend the trip to others. We're really glad you had a great time on the boat. I'll be sure to pass on your feedback to Susie. Kate

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I have have rented a kayak and been on a jet boat ride with Lakeland. The jet boat ride was fantastic. Suzie the driver was super knowledgeable and made the whole experience a heap of fun at the same time. I couldn’t recommend this more....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hazshirtcliff
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Did the jet boat ride at the start of winter, we were the only two on the boat but staff still had a good attitude and were extremely friendly and inviting. Driver shared local knowledge about the area and was very professional.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

If I am totally honest, i was nervous, hubby wanted to do the jet boat and wouldnt do it without me. Suzie and the team were awesome, looked after us wonderfully....... thrilling ride without it being terrifying, thoroughly enjoyed by all on the boat, the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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