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Dart River - Wilderness Jet

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Address: Queenstown Information Centre | Corner Camp and Shotover Streets, Queenstown 9372, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 9992
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Description: Dart River Jet experiences are unique combinations of breathtaking 'World...
Dart River Jet experiences are unique combinations of breathtaking 'World Heritage' scenery, exhilarating wilderness Jet Boating, Maori heritage and inspiring adventure - truly authentic discoveries of everything that makes New Zealand an exceptional destination. Join us, the only operator on the Dart River, on a diverse adventure travelling deep into the pristine Dart River Valley and spectacular Mt Aspiring National Park to explore this awe-inspiring 'World Heritage' area and experience 'New Zealand's Most Sensational Journey'.
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Beautiful jetboat trip

Really professionnal, great guides and crew. The tour is a must do if you like being into the wild or a fan of the Lord Of The Rings. They tell you about the local stuff and all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Really professionnal, great guides and crew. The tour is a must do if you like being into the wild or a fan of the Lord Of The Rings. They tell you about the local stuff and all about the movies (and not only LOTR). The trip on the boat can be really cold, but they lend you extra jacket to... More 

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Eumundi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

A great day out, beautiful scenery, exhilarating jet boat and wilderness experience with informative and friendly staff. Plenty of photo opportunities.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This was an awesome activity and we thoroughly enjoyed all aspects. All the staff were very friendly and welcoming. The walk through the beech forest was nice (it's a comfortable walk so suitable for all ages), the jet boat tour down the river was excellent with plenty of stops along the way so we could take photos of the scenery.

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We LOVED our trip up the Dart River! We are travelling with 4 generations aged between 4 and 75 and this trip kept everyone fully enthralled. Our guide on the bus (Morgan) was knowledgable and entertaining without going overboard. The walk in the bush was beautifully peaceful and provided a great contrast to the adrenalin rush of the jet boat... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Best Jetboat experience I have done in New Zealand, and being a Kiwi I have done most, The beauty of Glenorchy, and the Aspiring National park, Rees and Dart rivers is simply stunning! Even as a local Queenstowner for 3 years, and often visiting the area, I was still entirely blown away by the scenery. Staff at Dart were exceptional,... More 

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Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Our family splurged for a private booking with Dart River Wilderness Jet. Great guide. Amazing trip. Scenery unforgettable. Great customer service. Gave us hats and buffs and coats...and handle bars were heated. Very comfortable. Would highly recommend private tour. Fantastic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Great fun in a jet boat combined with stunning scenery and surrounds. Geoff looked after us and was terrific, explaining how the jet boat works and pointing out the spectacular landmarks surrounding us. My daughters and i were very interested in the locations in the area that were used in the LOTR and Hobbit films and Geoff was able to... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Just beautiful the scenery is like a post card so pure, pristine and untouched and the staff they are so dedicated to there job I wish I had staff more like them. The only bad thing I could even think off is pee before you leave as you have so many layers on and the first one is a body... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

This jet boat ride was a thrill a minute. 55-60 mph in 6-8" of water in a braided river was better than any amusement park ride out there. The scenery was spectacular and the guide was a lot of fun. You cut back and forth up stream on the way in just missing boulders or tree stumps/logs. Amazing ride. A... More 

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dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Was collected outside our hotel at 12noon then relaxing gorgeous bus trip to Glenorchy where we met our jet boat. Morgan and Jessie were our guides they were professional, knowledgable and had great sense of humor. In the hotel by 545pm. Thanks for a great time.

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