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About Lakeland Wanaka
At Lakeland Wanaka, we offer a wide range of water based outdoor activities to suit most travel budgets and all age groups. Our range includes jet boating the Clutha River, touring Lake Wanaka by boat or exploring the lake and land at your own pace via bike, kayak or water toys. Whether travelling alone or in a group you will find activity suitable to your needs at Lakeland Wanaka. Located on the waterfront of Lake Wanaka in the Log Cabin building, Lakeland Wanaka operates from the heart of Wanaka boasting the best office views. Come down and see how we can make your holiday in Wanaka, New Zealand one never to forget.
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Lake Wanaka and Clutha River Jet Boat
Inject some thrills into your standard sightseeing adventure and whip through the Southland forests at high speed on this thrilling jet boating experience. Race around Lake Wanaka and down the winding Clutha River, through rapids and tunnels, tight channels and tighter corners, on this compact and comprehensive journey that’ll get you back to shore in time for your afternoon or evening plans. Travel the river at rocketing speeds of around 50mph and enjoy remarkable stunts like the 180-degree Hamilton Spin!
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1 hour 30 minutes
from $82.05
Lake Wanaka Jet Ski Tour
Explore scenic Lake Wanaka, New Zealand’s fourth-largest lake, aboard a state-of-the-art Sea-Doo jet ski. Led by an experienced guide, admire the surrounding islands, bays, and alpine scenery. Each watercraft holds two people and no prior jet skiing experience is necessary. Learn more about this picturesque ecosystem while also enjoying an adrenaline rush.
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1 hour
from $141.13
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Reviewed October 16, 2019

The best way to explore the lake!!! The team at Lakeland are top notch. The enlightening stories and history of the area were captivating.

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank zl4de
Reviewed October 13, 2019

We were lucky enough to be the only couple on the jetski tour due to the weather, but still had an amazing experience. The waves made it all the more fun & we were able to explore Lake Wanaka and the start of the Clutha...More

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SBaddiley
Reviewed October 12, 2019

Going in the low season not only did we have the boat to ourselves, but the lake/river too. The skill of the driver is impressive, almost flying over rocks and skimming passed trees. Felt safe all of the time and thoroughly enjoyed it, a great...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank dankent88
Reviewed October 11, 2019

My friend and I went on a jet boat ride a few days ago with Lakeland Wanaka and you guys were so great! They were so welcoming and accommodating even though we were probably the last boat ride of the day. Ive done a few...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank corrinamcelduff
Reviewed October 11, 2019

I went on a Jet boat ride with Lakeland Wanaka. It was absolutely brilliant! The water was so clear and it was a perfect day for it. The staff were great and our driver would make sure we were ok and if we wanted to...More

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Ge0rgiaMay7
Reviewed September 22, 2019

A fantastic ride - and narration throughout. I was riding with a family who had some young children so we did a few less spins than a normal ride - however I was made aware of this when I signed up and to be honest,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Charlette P
Reviewed September 21, 2019

Brilliant jet boat ride with our young family on a perfect day. Michael was a knowledgeable captain and tailored the ride to us as it was a quiet day. A real highlight of our trip.

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Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Bigqueez
Reviewed September 15, 2019

We enjoyed our stay in comfortable accommodation located about 15 minis walk from the centre of Wanaka. The venue was very clean, quiet and very comfy with onsite parking.

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Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Diamantina356
Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

I completely forgot to leave a review at the time but here I am, back in the UK 6 months later reminiscing about how good these trips were which reminded me to write one! We booked the jet skis one morning and the jet boat...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 285RobD
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Our guide and jet boat pilot Matt took us to the cluthe river . He was very friendly. We did twists and turns on a rainy day. I recommend this activity.

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