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Jet boating, Funyaking and Horseriding. Join us, the only operator on the Dart River, for a diverse adventure from Queenstown to the frontier township of Glenorchy at the head of mighty Lake Wakatipu and into the pristine Dart River Valley and...more
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Camp and Shotover Streets | Queenstown Information Centre, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really amazing tour with an amazing team. They can pick you up in town and the drive to Glenorchy is a great scenic drive. I have done it during winter and did not get cold at all as they provide wet suit, jackets and everything....More

Thank Josef C
Amelia H, Marketing Coordinator at Dart River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Josef, thanks so much for leaving such a complimentary review. So pleased that you had a great time. Nga mihi, Amelia

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I did the jetboat and funyaks tour, on a picture perfect winters day. Everything was so well run. Ed our tour guide was extremely helpful and very knowledgeable about the area. The jetboat ride is lots of fun. The funyaks are the...More

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Amelia H, Marketing Coordinator at Dart River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora, thank you so much for leaving such a positive 5 star review. Hope the rest of your travels were fantastic. Nga mihi, Amelia

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a 2 hr horse ride. It was a wet and miserable day. They were nice enough to offer an alternative day in the morning citing possible rain from weather forecast. But our schedule did not permit changes so we decided to go anyway. They...More

Thank CarrSo
Amelia H, Marketing Coordinator at Dart River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora, thanks so much for leaving such a lovely review. So pleased you had such a good time. Nga mihi, Amelia

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went on the “ride of the rings” horse ride twice during my time in New Zealand and absolutely love it. The horses appear well looked after and the grazing space in extensive for those not being used. I’ve got about 15 year of experience...More

Thank Amy T
Amelia H, Marketing Coordinator at Dart River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Amy, thanks so much for reviewing Dart River Stables. So pleased that you had a wonderful time. Nga mihi, Amelia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much fun! We had a wonderful experience with this company. Nice bus ride to the river, then a short hike and then the jet boat ride. Our hiking guide was informative and quite funny :). The jet boat ride is a lot of fun...More

Thank _TejasRT_
Amelia H, Marketing Coordinator at Dart River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora, thanks for leaving such a lovely review. So pleased you had such a good time. Nga mihi, Amelia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Partner and I decided to find something different in Q'town to found Dart River Horse Treks. Beautiful spot, great tour guide who told us all about the place, the horses, the history and the famous spots. Was a perfect day and would definitely recommend.

Thank Belén T
Amelia H, Marketing Coordinator at Dart River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora, thank you for leaving a 5 star review. Safe travels, Amelia

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic day, great from the start to finish. I highly recommend this as a rest day from skiing. The guides were great, very informative and friendly. The jet boat driver was fun and picnic lunch was much tasty then expected. With only 9...More

Thank solosurfer
Amelia H, Marketing Coordinator at Dart River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora, thanks for leaving such a lovely review. Hope the rest of your journey was as successful. Nga mihi, Amelia

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to be Able to do a funyak and jet boat tour. Despite the weather not being good the staff was attentive including our guide Dylan and Amber who were both awesome!!!! We had adequate clothing as they provide wetsuit and several...More

Thank IndigoBoy0
Amelia H, Marketing Coordinator at Dart River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora, thanks for leaving such an awesome review. Really glad to hear that all of the hard work of the team to make sure everyone stays warm enough is working. Nga mihi, Amelia

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Massive shout out to our jet boat driver Craig and our funyak guides Amber and Gareth! What an awesome experience, from the bus ride out to the very last bus back the customer service was great, we felt we were in good hands and shared...More

Thank tamatiu
Amelia H, Marketing Coordinator at Dart River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Tamati, thanks for leaving such a glowing review. Awesome that you had a great time. Safe travels, Amelia

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We went for the Funyaks. We were all well-suited by the guides for the Winter cold so the weather was not a big problem. The guides were very friendly and they looked after us well. Amber, thank you again for your assistance with the spectacles....More

Thank MintLeafSG
Amelia H, Marketing Coordinator at Dart River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora, thank you so much for the 5 star review. So pleased that you had a great time and managed to stay nice and warm. Nga mihi (many thanks), Amelia

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Ems0130
25 January 2018|
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Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
You must wear the wetsuit and the guides will advise how cold it will be so go on their advice. We found it sufficient to just wear shorts and the wetsuit. The company provides the boots. It is a great day out, enjoy... More
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Georgina2207
5 August 2017|
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Response from Medon L | Reviewed this property |
3-4 hours, including a long lunch break. It's not a strenuous kayak at all: the current does most of the work.
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Dana L
26 June 2017|
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Response from Sarah B | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the answer from judyden6. Layer layer layer! The water is cool in the summer so would be cold in the winter!!
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