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Wanaka River Journeys

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Come with us on the most exciting half day adventure activity in New Zealand, jet boating beneath the spectacular scenery of Glaciers & Lord of the Rings and Hobbit film locations, into world heritage Mount Aspiring National Park. Location: The...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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99 Ardmore Street, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
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+64 800 544 555
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All reviews jet boating wilderness walk beech forest shallow water new zealand great fun beautiful scenery guided walk sand flies recommend this trip fun trip boat trip spend half a day mt aspiring awesome adventure four hours great hosts
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolute brilliant half day tour in Wanaka. Lots of jetboat fun, speed, 180's and 360's in the most beautifull surrounding ever. Loved it! Many thanx from the Netherlands!

Thank 1MiekieS
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the trip in the winter on a raining day and it was still an awesome experience! Sue picked us up in town and we drove a really nice road to the Matukituki river. Sue is a lovely lady and she is very knowledgeable...More

Thank louisa3595
Reviewed 1 week ago

New Zealand feel real this place has nature tree and water is crisis other more many this culture countrty

Thank rizhaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic trip with amazing scenery & is fun from start to finish. Sue & Bret the owners/tour operators are extremely professional & accommodating. We needed to adjust our date & time to facilitate another weather dependent excursion & this was arranged with...More

Thank Baltimoreview
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did the jet boat & wilderness walk option and James was our Tour guide. Found James to be very professional, knowledgeable and obviously he's passionate about his job. :-) We just happened to arrive in Wanaka on a excellent day after 2x previous nights of...More

Thank KimiB60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the beginning to end of our experience the service was first class. Prior to booking Sue provided fast and detailed responses which made it easy to decide whether or not the jet boat and pack raft day tour was for us. The tour was...More

Thank colinl6482
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

In our opinion what sets this apart from other options in NZ are the awesome views of the Mount Aspiring national park that can be enjoyed whilst blasting down the Matukituki River. We looked at various options around the South Island before deciding to take...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this during my free day. Awesome guide and beautiful landscapes that must be seen to be believed and catch the lord of the rings location as well

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The weather was spectacular for our trip so the views were forever and the scenery glorious. The Matukituki is a great river and the valley is one of my favourite places in the world. We watched helicopters and heli skiers above us, hawks fishing on...More

Thank S2443GPkarenm
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome experience! We were the only 2 on the boat & only boat out on the water. James was a fantastic host & great to chat with. He had so much local knowledge & answered all of our questions. Our day was a bit overcast...More

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Mary S
31 January 2018|
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Response from cultureoutdoors | Reviewed this property |
We booked on the webthe night before.
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Rudy28
4 July 2016|
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Response from Iain C | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure but from what Judy has already said it looks ok.
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