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If you're not going with Johan, then you're not jetboating! Seriously, this was absolutely... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Cutiepet2tie
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Lynchburg, Virginia
Worth every cent

A big group of us some locals some from afar went on the full day trip and it was amazing! Johan... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
kwilly95
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Southland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

If you want to have an awesome day do this Wairaurhiri Jet boat trip...Just Do It!
We met Johan the owner and a good kiwi bugger at Lake Hauroko on a perfect day. Six of us did the chopper trip from Lake Hauroko to the Waitutu Lodge where the Wairaurhiri river meets the ocean. Had lunch then jet boated back up the river to Lake Hauroko with Johan.
We left Te Anau in our vehicle at 0800hrs, picked up a coffee at Manapouri and arrived at Lake Hauroko at 950hrs. Got back about 1600hrs.
The package was really well priced and based on our experience we would highly recommend it. Great value for the money!

Date of experience: March 2017
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justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hi,
Thanks for your awesome review.
It really is a great way to experience Fiordland south. By helicopter and by jet boat.
Also thanks for putting up times of travel it will certainly help others to know we aren't really that far away:-)
Thanks again
Take care
Joyce & Johan
Wairaurahiri Jet

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

This was an amazing trip. Johan has such a wealth of knowledge of the area!
Beautiful scenery and delicious lunch down by the mouth of the river at Waitutu Lodge. Definitely recommend this trip to anyone visiting the area.

Date of experience: January 2017
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justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hi,
Thanks for taking the time to review your trip with us. I hope that you can join us again for one of trips down the Wild Wairaurahiri River.

Warm Regards
Joyce and Johan
Wairaurahiri Jet

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Had an awesome experience with Wairaurahiri Jet, being on the river with Johan was so special with he and Joyce's passion for the environment and knowledge of the area, they made us feel so safe, amazing food and the scenery WOW, I'm booking the whole family next time - a must do!!!

Date of experience: February 2017
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justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hi,

We are pleased you had such a great time.
We do really care for the amazing area we get to call our office. I guess that comes through with the passion we express while on our trips.
The stoat and rat trapping is really helping in some areas where the birds have returned.
Thanks again for your great review and I'm so sorry that it has taken me a while to respond. It been a very busy summer for us:-)
Take Care and we look forward to meeting the rest of the family:-)
Warn regards
Joyce and Johan
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Well worth doing, great way to get a glimpse of wilderness with little effort. Trip was well run, felt safe and not as horribly noisy as I'd imagined a jet boat might be. Had hoped for a little more informative commentary though.

Date of experience: February 2017
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justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hi,
Thanks for your review and comments.
I will pass on your suggestion to Johan regarding his commentary. I'm pleased the boat wasn't as noisy as it might have been Johan works really hard with new technology to quieten down the sound of the engines:-) I let him know that its working.
Thanks again for your review I hope if your ever back this way you can join us again.

Warm regards
Joyce
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

A day to remember. Jet boating across the lake. Really informative and so friendly. Johan followed by a Totally jaw dropping skippering skills on a very full river. 35km's each way of bonkers white knuckle stuff with spectacular views of perfectly preserved indigenous landscape. Lunch so good, can't believe he got the boat back onto a plane with all those full tummies. Massive recommendation. For all and any of his delivery combo or day out services. This company actively supports

Date of experience: February 2017
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justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hi,
Thanks for your review I love your soooo descriptive words. :-))))
Johan had a cuckle when he read your review.
Thanks for taking the time to review us on tripadvisor I think it really does help others to read genuine reviews.
Thanks again and hopefully you can join us again for a "bonkers white knuckle" adventure

Kind Regards
Joyce and Johan
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