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“jet boat ride”(9 reviews)
“clutha river”(8 reviews)
“great hour”(2 reviews)
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
100 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
+64 3-443 7495
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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 1 week 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
Thank freedreamz
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Thrilling ride, endless laughs on board as the driver sped towards rocks and trees then swiftly turned and sprayed everyone with water. At opposite ends of the river the driver stopped and let us take photos and briefly talked about some local history. The only...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sarwilsar
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Very relaxing kayaking experience. The customer service is excellent. They only allowed us 1 hour of kayaking because they were concerned about strong winds coming in. It looked very peaceful and we had a wonderful time kayaking, but near our 1 hour mark, there really...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank EmmaC6171
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We were booked on a Lake Wanaka Cruise which had to be cancelled due to a windy day. Jet Boat ride was offered instead and we're glad we went ahead. Susie was fantastic - an absolutely thrilling, enjoyable ride!! Beautiful scenery and a fun ride...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 962karinac
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

A bit of an overcast day in Wanaka called for a bit of fun in the afternoon. Although we holiday in Wanaka every January we had never taken a jet boat road on the lake/Clutha River. Today we did and we all loved it! Sons...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank JayneP222
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

I went SUP with friends early morning out on the lake and it was amazing. We were given a few pointers before we started and then we were left alone to enjoy ourselves. The staff were very helpful and extremely friendly and we even fed...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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