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Jet Boat and Wilderness Walk Tour from Wanaka provided by Wanaka River Journeys

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Jet Boat and Wilderness Walk Tour from Wanaka

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Departure Point
Wanaka River Journeys, 99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Shuttle transfer
  • Life jackets
  • Wet weather gear
  • Heated hand rails and footrests (in cold weather)
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 4 years
  • Maximum is 10 people per booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Elaine0505 wrote a review Mar 2020
Bath, United Kingdom5 contributions2 helpful votes
Excellent jet boat journey with stunning scenery and informative guide. Enjoyed the exciting ride and the wilderness walk. We learnt so much about the local geology and the 360 spins were phenomenal
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Date of experience: February 2020
Spencer T wrote a review Mar 2020
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam17 contributions2 helpful votes
Excellent opportunity to get to an area that usually is not easily accessed, and see the variations in vegetation and climate just in that short journey. Was a great view of Avalanche Glacier
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Date of experience: March 2020
Cheryl C wrote a review Mar 2020
6 contributions2 helpful votes
Was looking forward to this tour as part of our stay in Wanaka, and it was fantastic! There's plenty of places to do jet boats, but this tour gives you a nice drive into the Mt Aspiring area, then the best combo of fun in a jet boat, amazing scenic mountain views, a gorgeous
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Date of experience: February 2020
jgabothwell wrote a review Feb 2020
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic trip thanks Benjamin, very informative loved all the spins!!!!! The glacier was awesome I certainly would recommend it to family and friends
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Date of experience: February 2020
KEH278 wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom48 contributions18 helpful votes
This is a must for scenic viewing around Wanaka! Such a beautiful area, the boat ride and the walk made us feel so remote and peaceful. Lovely guide too. I would 100% recommend.
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By: Wanaka River Journeys
Absolute bliss
One of the best organised days out I've had so far in New Zealand. I've never been on a jet boat and absolutely lov
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The best mix of activities!
We had a wonderful day in the jet boat, walking around the forest and fields, and then rafting down the rapids. It
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our most entertaining and enjoyable experience in NZ tilll now
it's avert good organized touristic experience. nice to fly on the river w a jet boat with an amazing skipper an
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Wicked day out
Wicked day out, everything sorted and always felt the guides knew it was our day out, not theirs. A hot crystal cle
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The 4 Cali girls visited New Zealand and joined Benjamin on his jet boat tour of the Wanaka River. This was by far
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A dream Journey
Three adventures packed into one day. The Jet boat was super cool and Ben our driver stopped multiple times for pho
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Great day on the river
We did the jet boat, nature walk and pack raft and had a fantastic time. The jet boat was exciting and a great way
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A highlight
My husband and I did the full day of jet boat, nature walking and pack rafting (kayaking) with Courtney while we we
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Fabulous jetboat/kayak trip.
If you want to do one extraordinary thing on the South Island of New Zealand this should be it. The scenery is stag
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Brilliant day out
We had a fabulous full day out - long jet boat ride, beautiful walk, packraft down the river and then return on the
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Great trip!
Awesome day! Whole family (2 adults & 3 children - 10, 12 & 14) had a great day. Great combination of jet boating,
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Best Wanaka Adventure
Thanks to our great crew for a fabulous, adventurous and informative trip. The jet boat was great but the rafting d
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Fantastic Family NZ Adventure Activity
Absolutely one of the best things we have done as a family. We have 2 daughters age 10 and 12 and they loved it. Al
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Don’t miss this!!!!
Definitely the highlight of our trip so far. Professional, well organised & so much fun. From the jet boat ride, th
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NZ trip highlight!!
This was the highlight of our trip and a great way to finish 2019!! Sue was amazing and last minute organised a tri
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Key Details
  • Mount Aspiring National Park
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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