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Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures

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Address: 17 Main Street | Otautau, Invercargill 9610, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-225 8174
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Wild river boating at its best

Have wanted to do this trip for years and finally did so this month. The ride across the lake and down the river with Paul was everything I expected and the professional approach... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2016
Bruce S
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Winton
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Winton
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Have wanted to do this trip for years and finally did so this month. The ride across the lake and down the river with Paul was everything I expected and the professional approach and driving by Paul made a trip on a dangerous river childs play. The river was high during my visit and I'm sure a ride down the... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Alway's great to hear from someone who enjoy's the outdoors! And thanks for the great review. Roffy More 

Invercargill, New Zealand
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Although it's a few years since we did this trip it was a real buzz and everyone in our party had a great day, it's not something you would do on a regular occasion but a must for those that enjoy a thrill and a darn good day out, we had a ball from start to finish.

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Cheers for the kind review, Roffy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

An epic day out - an absolute must if you are travelling southland. This trip far surpassed my expectations. The scenery is stunning, the ride is exhilarating, the guide is fantastic and to top it off the food is epic. Had a fantastic day with Roffy and really enjoyed listening to his local knowledge on plants, animals, history and dear!... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Thanks heaps for your kind review it is a stunning area we work in and a pleasure to be able to show people nature at it's best. Cheers Gwen and Paul. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning going across the lake before a thrilling ride down the river to a beautiful remote location. We stayed at the lodge for 2 nights which gave us loads of time to explore the ancient forest and enjoy the seclusion. A lot of sandflies so bring your repellent, the lodge has fly nets on its doors and windows so... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

A Great Review Michelle! Cheers Roffy More 

Cannes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

What an awesome two day/one night trip we just had! We started our trip with an amazing jet boat ride across beautiful lake Hauroko and then down the Wairaurahiri river with our fantastic local guide and excellent driver, Roffy! After spending the night in the cosy Waitutu lodge where we were warmly welcomed by hosts Pete and Rose, we got... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Cheers for that great review, you really did it the right way with a night or two at the lodge. Cheers Roffy More 

Fernvale, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Our family of five spent the day with Roffy last week. We have done the Sounds, we have done the Shotover Jet, we have done white water rafting, the whole family agrees this is the best thing we've done in NZ. Roffy's local knowledge and attention to detail is excellent. The meal he served was the best we have had... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Cheers for the great review Dave, great wee family you have there I enjoyed my day with you as well. Cheers Roffy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

What a great experience! We spent a wonderful day with Roffy. Not only the jetboat ride itself, but also the walks and all the explanations we got were just amazing. It is definitely worth, driving to Houroko, you won't be disappointed!

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Cheers for your great review I enjoyed my day with you guy's as well. Roffy More 

Otautau, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

This is a must do if your down in southland . We have done this trip twice ,once after walking the south coast track and the second time as a day trip down and back.we had the lovely barbecue lunch aswell. The scenery is lovely ,we had our photo taken on photo rock and walked across the swing bring .Roffy... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Great to see your review Denise, Have a Merry Christmas from Paul And Gwen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

A brilliant day had on the Humpridge Jet/ Wairaurahiri River Adventures. Roffy is good Kiwi bloke & great host & can handle that jet boat. Hey he is also a dab hand at cooking, So if you want a great day out take a trip across Lake Hauroko down the Wairaurahiri River to the Waitutu Lodge & back see what... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Always great to get our locals down the river. Cheers Roffy More 

Invercargill, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

This is such a great experience, jet boating down the very fast river with such a great driver who made you feel safe as well giving all the thrills on the water. Amazing scenery and a wonderful lunch at a very special lodge. Would recommend this trip to anyone, as it is just an all time great day out and... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Always great to get our locals down the river. Cheers Roffy More 

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