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Wilderness Jet Boat Tour

by Dart River Wilderness Jet & Funyaks Duration 9h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is NZ$259
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Immerse yourself in the heart of Mount Aspiring National Park with a high-speed jet boat ride on the Dart River, followed by a nature walk through a beech forest – untouched in 80 million years. Round off the day with a scenic back-country drive to view filming locations from the Lord of the Rings.

Departing Queenstown by bus, pass Lake Wakatipu, where the mountains meet the water, and into the Dart River Valley and Mount Aspiring National Park.

Once at Dart River, hop aboard the jet boat for your ride along the glacier-fed river. Feel the air whipping past you and lose yourself in the beauty of the river, the rugged overhanging cliffs and the surrounding thick forests.

Next, stop at Paradise and get off the boat to meet your guides for a nature walk through an 80-million-year-old beech forest. Listen as they reveal Maori stories and legends of the area, and teach you about the local flora and fauna you see along the way.

After the walk, climb into a 4WD for a back-country drive through Dart Valley, famed for its green farmland and forests and views of Mount Earnslaw and the beautiful Diamond Lake. Look as your guide points out filming locations from the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

When you reach the rustic town of Glenorchy, board the bus for a relaxing journey back to Queenstown.

Immerse yourself in the heart of Mount Aspiring National Park with a high-speed jet boat ride on the Dart River, followed by a nature walk through a beech forest – untouched in 80 million years. Round off the day with a scenic back-country drive to view filming locations from the Lord of the Rings.

Departing Queenstown by bus, pass Lake Wakatipu, where the mountains meet the water, and into the Dart River Valley and Mount Aspiring National Park.

Once at Dart River, hop aboard the jet boat for your ride along the glacier-fed river. Feel the air whipping past you and lose yourself in the beauty of the river, the rugged overhanging cliffs and the surrounding thick forests.

Next, stop at Paradise and get off the boat to meet your guides for a nature walk through an 80-million-year-old beech forest. Listen as they reveal Maori stories and legends of the area, and teach you about the local flora and fauna you see along the way.

After the walk, climb into a 4WD for a back-country drive through Dart Valley, famed for its green farmland and forests and views of Mount Earnslaw and the beautiful Diamond Lake. Look as your guide points out filming locations from the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

When you reach the rustic town of Glenorchy, board the bus for a relaxing journey back to Queenstown.

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1:00 PM, Dart Wilderness Jet Safari in English

Duration 9h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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9:00 AM, Dart Wilderness Jet Safari in English

Duration 9h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees

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1:00 PM, Wilderness Jet Safari - Family Ticket in English

Duration 9h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees

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9:00 AM, Dart Wilderness Jet Safari - Family Ticket in English

Duration 9h Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Select this option if your group size is 2 adults and up to 2 children ages 5–15.

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Wilderness Jet Boat Tour

Activity Location

Queenstown

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Queenstown Information Centre

    Corner Camp and Shotover Streets

    Queenstown


Highlights

  • Thrilling jet boat ride along glacier-fed Dart River

  • Forest walk among 80 million year-old beech trees

  • World Heritage area & renowned national park

  • 4WD route past Lord of the Rings filming locations

  • Flora, fauna & history lesson from highly informative guides


Inclusions

  • Guided jet boat tour of Dart River Valley

  • Guided beech forest walk

  • Back-country drive

  • Life jackets and spray jackets

  • Roundtrip transport to and from selected Queenstown hotels


Know Before You Book

  • Children must be aged 3 or older.

  • You must be at least 3 feet 3 inches (1 m) tall.

  • Children aged 3 and 4 are complimentary when accompanied by a paying adult.

  • If you are pregnant you should not take part.

  • Family tour pricing is based on 2 adults and 2 children.


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