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Wairaurahiri Jet

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Address: 1260 Clifden Highway | Clifden, Tuatapere 9691, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-225 5677
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Fantastic trip

This is real jet boating into the finest Fiordland wilderness. The operator is safety conscious and professional, this fast flowing river demands high operator skill and local... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2016
Michael S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

This is real jet boating into the finest Fiordland wilderness. The operator is safety conscious and professional, this fast flowing river demands high operator skill and local knowledge. The lunch at the lodge was delicious and Johan is a knowledgable, pleasant guide. This could well be the best jet boating experience New Zealand has to offer. Thanks for a great... More 

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justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your kind words. I'll pass them onto Johan:-) Thanks also for taking the time to review your trip with us. Its really awesome to get genuine reviews of our Wairaurahiri Jet boat adventures. Kind Regards Joyce More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We had an awesome trip on a wonderful day. During the trip we learned a lot about the nature in this area and all the problems with the Stouts. We hope very much that our trap will catch many of them. Johan is a great Storyteller and a great cook and of course a very experienced Jet boat pilot. The... More 

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justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your kind words. I will pass them onto Johan. Also thanks for supporting our trapping project by sponsoring a trap, we are very keen to make a difference and along, with good folk like you, we are sure it must be helping. Thanks again for your honest review. Kind regards and Safe travels Joyce Wairaurahiri Jet. More 

Charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

My husband and I recently traveled to New Zealand and were fortunate enough to experience this thrilling and amazing boat trip. From the lake down the rapids and out to sea each part was an adventure. Thanks to In Depth NZ we now have a stoat trap with our names on it. Now we just need to capture some.

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Thank Kostravel
justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your great review. I hope your trap starts catching some nasties real soon. Keep an eye on our web site for trap catches:-) Thanks again for your kind words. Hopefully go will be back sometime and you can join us again. Kind Regards Joyce and Johan Wairaurahiri Jet More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Great trip back in jet boat. Great operater. Lovely scenery. The lake was very calm. It was well worth the trip

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justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your review. The scenery is really special, I never get tired of spending time down there. Plus it is a bonus when Lake Hauroko is calm:-) It can be a tad bumpy at times...... Hopefully you can join us one day for the down stream journey. Kind Regards Joyce and Johan, Wairaurahiri Jet. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Awesome trip through the great fiordland national park. 3rd time i have done it and will do it many more. highly recommended for all ages. a great fun trip for a group or individual where you can meet lots of other awesome like minded people. You will have a smile the whole time!!

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justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this review

HI, Thanks for your great review. It's a trip I never tire of either. :-) Thanks again for your Kind words We look forward to you joining us on your next visit to Fiordland. Regards Joyce and Johan More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

What an amazing jet boat trip, history, checking traps and walking along the beach collecting shells and of course an awesome lunch. Highly recommended, beats all the jet boat trips I have done around Queenstown.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

What a day what a trip. Why would anyone not do this total package? Well if you dont do it you will have missed one of the best Jet boating experiences ever done. I will not tell you more, you will just have to do this trip yourselves. If you chose not to go dont blame anyone else..

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justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this review

Thanks for your glowing review. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your holiday. Kind Regards Joyce and Johan Wairaurahiri Jet More 

Bideford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

A truly unforgettable day out both exhilarating and educational in beautiful and unspoilt surroundings... Johan pilots his boat like a rally cross driver which makes the journey most exciting.. He has a passion for his environment and all things natural ...his depth of knowledge is impressive with regards to both local history and local nature.. A nugget ...and he supplies... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Chances to experience all the thrills of jet boating and adventure of true back country are hard to find but this is it. A true "Bucket List" item. To explore this remote corner of New Zealand like this with such a capable, professional and knowledgeable driver and guide as Johan is a real privilege. And not a bad cook either,... More 

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justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your kind words. I'll make sure Johan sits down and reads your review. Thanks Joining us for your adventure in Fiordland South. Safe Travels Joyce Wairaurahiri Jet More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

It's hard to write something better than the other reviews because they are so well done. Leave Queenstown behind and do the real thing! The whole package--the ride, the guide, the food, the river, the sea, the beauty, it's all there!

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Thank Marsha W
justjuice, Owner at Wairaurahiri Jet, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks for your glowing praise. Johans love for the area really does show. He is priceless. Thanks for joining us on one of our adventures in southern Fiordland. Warm Regards Joyce More 

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