Dart River Wilderness Jet

Your Wilderness Safari is an exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park with the only jet boat operator allowed on the Dart River. Experience a unique combination of breathtaking scenery matched with exciting jet boating on braided, glacier-fed rivers.

Jet boating on the Dart River

 

Dart River Wilderness Jet

Your Wilderness Safari is an exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park with the only jet boat operator allowed on the Dart River. Experience a unique combination of breath taking scenery matched with exciting jet boating on braided, glacier fed rivers.

Tour Type:

Activity

From:

Queenstown to Queenstown

Departs:

Daily

Duration:

Allow 6 hours

Tour Code:

DZQN03

 

Regions Visited

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Queenstown

 

Tour Inclusions

  • Jet boat: an invigorating hour long jet boating journey into Te Waipounamu World Heritage Area
  • Walk: learn about the flora, fauna and rich history of the area on a walk through ancient beech forest with your friendly guide
  • Explore: hear tales of the early settlers who carved successful sheep and cattle stations from the harsh and rugged landscape
  • 4WD coach drive: discover parts of Middle Earth, Narnia and many other treasured movie locations on a back-road 4WD adventure
  • Life jackets (compulsory)
  • Spray jackets (optional)

Pricing

Season

Adult

Child

 

1 October 2019 - 31 March 2020

$279 NZD $185 NZD Enquire

1 April 2020 - 30 September 2020

$259 NZD $159 NZD Enquire

Prices are per person and in New Zealand Dollars.

Departure:  Tour departs at 8.00am & 12.30pm.

Children: Child age is 5 - 15 years.

What to bring:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Warm outer layer
  • Supportive footwear
  • Small bag, carried at own risk
  • Camera, carried at own risk

 

Additional notes:

  • The guided walk is 30 minutes long on a rolling track through the forest
  • This tour is NOT suitable for children under 1 metre in height (irrespective of age)
  • Infants (3 - 4 years) may travel on the Wilderness Safari free of charge (if they meet the height restriction)

Itinerary

Your Wilderness Safari is an exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park with the only jet boat operator allowed on the Dart River. Experience a unique combination of breath taking scenery matched with exciting jet boating on braided, glacier fed rivers.

Your informative guides will talk about the area's history, the Greenstone trail and Maori legends. Walk amongst ancient beech forest unchanged for 80 million years and view the scenic backgrounds for many Middle Earth movie scenes.

A truly authentic New Zealand experience in an untouched world.