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Essential Wanaka | Jet Boat + Guided Walk + Helicopter with Glacier Landing + 4WD Safari


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Prices all include a light picnic lunch and afternoon tea refreshment.

Adult $969

Child $610

  • Child is 14 years and under
  • Above prices valid to 30th September 2020

With the Essential Wanaka package, you will jet boat journey up the beautiful braided rivers of the glorious Matukituki Valley, made famous in the Lord of the Rings movie. Traveling at 80kph, with 360 degree spins, you’ll have the chance to take full advantage of the stunning views of towering alpine landscapes. Having seen the landscape from below we’ll then take to the skies for a scenic helicopter flight and glacier landing.

The heli tour will take you over the stunning panoramas of Mt. Aspiring National Park to marvel at the beautiful, river valleys and astounding glaciers, descending to a glacier landing for photographs then on to a pleasurable guided nature walk through ancient native beech forests to a secluded waterfall to relax in the early evening light.

After a picnic lunch by the rivers edge we take you on an intimate adventure by 4 wheel drive through the private back roads of West Wanaka High Country Station. You will have close up encounters with red deer, angus cattle, alpaca and more, as well as stunning scenic landscapes of mountains, and lakes.

Afterwards we will return you to your accommodation to revel in your new, adventurous and unforgettable memories of this magical region.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONPick up from local Wanaka accommodation or the Wanaka isite.

We always endeavour to have you back on time, however when booking other activities /and or pick ups for after your trip please allow 30 minutes extra in case your trip runs late.

WHAT TO BRINGSturdy foot wear
Warm jacket
Water bottle
Snacks if required
Life jacketWet weather gear if required for jet boat
Hat and gloves (Winter) for jet boatPicnic lunch and drink
Morning tea refreshment
RESTRICTIONSUnfortunately we cannot cater for under 4’s on this trip. We recommend taking a look at our Wanaka Nature Encounter, where under 4’s are welcome.

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Wanaka River Journeys


+64 (0) 3 443 4416

0800 544 555 (Freephone from New Zealand)

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