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Dart River

Camp and Shotover Streets | Queenstown Information Centre, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9992
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Ultimate Nature Experience from Queenstown: Dart River Jet Boat Ride and Lake...
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Join us, the only operator on the Dart River, for a diverse adventure from Queenstown to the frontier township of Glenorchy at the head of mighty Lake Wakatipu and into the pristine Dart River Valley and spectacular Mt Aspiring National Park. Here you’ll explore little known areas inaccessible by other means and discover a unique and dramatic environment rich in both natural and cultural heritage and legend. If there is one Queenstown experience that delivers the diversity and essence of what is 'New Zealand' - it is without doubt a trip with Dart River Adventures. Explore this awe-inspiring 'UNESCO World Heritage' area with the full or half day option that suits you best and experience 'New Zealand's Most Sensational Journey.'
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Camp and Shotover Streets | Queenstown Information Centre, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9992
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Reviewed yesterday

definitely recommend and great experience. one of the top activities must go in NZ. breath taken views and great guide.

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Thank Stephanie K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

DartRiver wilderness jet Very disorganised!!Grrrrr...... Arrived 10 minutes early as we were told to be there at 1:15 for our bus departure at 1:30. Then the wait began - no explanation was forthcoming. 45 minutes of all being packed into a stuffy room for ages...More

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Thank Traveling_Sandy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even the drive up to Glenorchy has breathtaking views. We started with the jet boat ride (they also run the trip in reverse, passengers swap between the boat and bus half way through) After a few spin outs we were off, navigating our way through...More

Thank ChiChiBrisbane
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For our Christmas party we went Horse riding at Dart River. I've never ridden a horse in my life and it was an amazing experience the guides were really helpful and showed the basics of how to ride a horse. I loved it.

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot swim and I was terrified of booking this. They arranged me two of us to be in the guides funyak which was fantastic and went out of their way to make sure that was arranged for. The scenery is out of this world...More

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Thank Dan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I️ honeymooned in Queenstown and wanted to be emerged in nature. This tour accomplished it all, views along with adventure. The guides and bus drivers are knowledgeable and love their job which makes the experience enjoyable. We had an incredible feast for...More

Thank jennyt08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Dart River experience is more than just a boat ride. They take you into the beautiful dart river exploring some quite coves. Not to mention the walk though beech forest and a short stop on the bus to outline the film locations in Paridise....More

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August 5, 2017|
Response from Medon L | Reviewed this property |
3-4 hours, including a long lunch break. It's not a strenuous kayak at all: the current does most of the work.
Dana L
June 25, 2017|
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Response from Sarah B | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the answer from judyden6. Layer layer layer! The water is cool in the summer so would be cold in the winter!!
May 12, 2017|
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Response from Johanna K | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. It will be cold. Ring them and ask. We did the jet boat etc not funyaking. Wrap up warmly and they give you big water proof fleecy lined coats