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Jet boating, Funyaking and Horseriding. 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...more
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Camp and Shotover Streets | Queenstown Information Centre, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed today via mobile

Really glad we pursued doing the activity even though they have given us the option of rescheduling as they are worried the rain will put us off. All of us in the group are really keen to do the activity that the rain can’t stop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were a group of 4 adults and 3 teenagers. Absolutely loved this excursion. Everything about this trip was spectacular. Starting with the stunning bus trip to Glenorchy, where we were kitted out in wetsuits, life jackets etc and given dry bags for phones, before...More

Thank VickiM1965
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The jetboat ride is stunning and exhilarating. The boat driver is so skilled. Could have managed without all the loading and unloading of 40 folk off and on the coach for photo opportunities, and for a staid walk through a rather dull forest. This just...More

Thank Wilma E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on the jet boat kayak trip it was really great! Highly recommend it. Our guide Christian was very knowledgeable. The scenery was magnificent and the lunch was pretty good too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kevinc3293
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Jet boat trip was great fun amidst stunning scenery. Funyaks are very stable, our kids are 13, 11 and 9 and they were easily able to manoeuvre them around the river. Trip is really well organised and the staff were great

Thank Z8021KRmikec
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dont miss this amazing trip. You get back in areas where you wouldn't normally. Jet boat was fun and then paddle to have lunch in the forest. Wear your swim suit under wet suit cause the water is 50 degrees. Amber our guide was fantastic!...More

Thank R1171JJelizabethh
Reviewed 5 days ago

As our son said, "This was the best day of my life!" We had the most amazing day up Dart River...the scenery, the crew, the gear, the weather, the Chasm!, a wonderful lunch and then Funyaks all the way back...absolutely incredible. We will be back!

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Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was hands down our favorite activity in Queenstown. Unlike other Jet boat activities, you spend an hour on the boat going up a river that is not heavily traveled. The scenery was amazing! In addition they take you on a short nature walk, and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fishfan62
Reviewed 1 week ago

You have a very fun trip in a boat and then you come back in a funyack through a very nice river and an incredible view of the mountains and nature. You also have a lunch in the middle of nowhere with a very nice...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Guide82480
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great day out. Well worth the money. However, the commentary on the bus from Queenstown to Glenorchy was over bearing, the woman constantly droned on and on and on which was really annoying. I suggest if you can, to pick up the tour in...More

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Date of experience: December 2018
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August 22, 2018|
Response from jesssenior24 | Reviewed this property |
Yes - I did! Was absolutely fine, you don't go faster than walking
January 24, 2018|
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Response from MikeW5601 | Reviewed this property |
You must wear the wetsuit and the guides will advise how cold it will be so go on their advice. We found it sufficient to just wear shorts and the wetsuit. The company provides the boots. It is a great day out, enjoy... More
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.