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Dart River Jet Boat Ride and Wilderness Tour from Queenstown

Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Immerse yourself in an authentic New Zealand adventure as you journey deep into the heart of world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park, a truly unique and untouched world. This is not just a jet boat ride, but a combination of activities designed to connect you with the real New Zealand.
Experience 2 hours of breath-taking scenery and wilderness jet boating on braided, glacier-red rivers in this UNESCO World Heritage Area. Our experienced guides add a personal touch with stories about the history, the Greenstone trail and Māori legends from our own Ngai Tahu ancestors. An unmissable journey through spectacular scenery where mythology, heritage & fantasy meet reality.

Where else can you pack so much into a half day of adventure and exploration?

What's Included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Use of Life-Jackets (Mandatory) and optional spray jackets
  • Round trip transport from Queenstown
  • Jet boat ride
  • Professional Guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

What To Expect


Journey deep into the heart of world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park, where myth, heritage and fantasy come to life.

The ultimate, original half day Wilderness Jet boat adventure takes you on an unforgettable journey along the braided, glacier-fed Dart River. Experience the unique combination of breath-taking scenery and an exhilarating ride as we take you deep into Mt Aspiring National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Area.
An unmissable journey through spectacular scenery where

The Location

Where To Go

The Station - Home of Adventure in Queenstown, Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand


Queenstown, New Zealand

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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Written Reviews (19)

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The communication about pick up...

Laura B | Mar 2020

The communication about pick up point was unclear and resulted in a delay. All else went very well. Great fun!!

This was a highlight of...

Sumayya D | Feb 2020

This was a highlight of my trip. I absolutely loved every minute of it! So thrilling but not in a scary way and the views were spectacular! Absolutely recommend!

Enjoyed the adventure. 3...

Monique M | Feb 2020

Enjoyed the adventure. 3 specific parts. The ride to the river on a comfortable bus with educational talks about the local area. The actual jet boat ride and then the nature walk. The scenery is just amazing. It just blows your mind how

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately and wear a warm outer layer (Extra layers on colder days)
  • Minimum child age 3 years old and minimum height of 3’3.5’’(1 meter) applies irrespective of child’s age
  • Life jackets are mandatory and supplied along with optional spray jackets
  • It is recommended that you wear comfortable, supportive close-toed shoes

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Dart River Jet Boat Ride and Wilderness Tour from Queenstown

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