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Jet Boat Journey through Fiordland National Park - 'Pure Wilderness'

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    Begin your tour at our office on the Lakefront of Te Anau with plenty of free parking and secure storage. Get fitted for a spray coat, life jacket and if needed any cold weather gear (hats, gloves, blanket).
    Next take a short ride through Southland farms to the Queens Reach Boat Ramp where you'll board the boat with ease thanks to convenient ramps. After a short safety brief it's time to hit the water!
    Travel down the Upper Waiau River with crisp Fiordland air rushing by, crystal-clear waters below and stunning views all around. Pause along the way to learn about the area and it's rich history, have some laughs, spot trout swimming just off the boat, re-imagine Lord of the Rings from 3 film locations and even listen to native birds as your driver quiets the engine for a spell. Enjoy plenty of photo opportunities plus high-speeds and spins - which are great fun for all!
    Emerge onto Lake Manapouri and embrace true silence while surrounded by towering mountains and a view that will leave you speechless.
    Disembark into the National Park for a short guided nature stroll among native flora and fauna.
    Jump back in the boat and head back up river for more FUN!

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    • Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park New Zealand
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    All reviews lake manapouri wings great trip heated hand rails driving skills lots of fun sense of humour reception staff filming locations awesome fun amazing experience beautiful lake short nature walk awesome driver driver chris highly recommend this trip amazing scenery
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Loved it. This was a superb opportunity to see some of the hidden bits of fiordland and learn about the region. The jet boat ride was thrilling and awesome scenery. We also really enjoyed the short walk through the woods. Brilliant.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank rsm45
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Fantastic jet boat experience. Kids loved it, fast and furious with some education thrown in. Highly recommended!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Palantina H
    FJet_Team, Front Office Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks for the review team. Glad the kids enjoyed their trip with us. See you next time

    Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

    Lex was a great driver/guide with lots of knowledge to share. A different and exciting way to see the sights that probably would have gone unseen otherwise. Would love to do it again!

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank maddybroo
    FJet_Team, Front Office Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2019

    Yes Lex has pretty good knowledge of the area. Hope to see you again!!

    Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

    Had the most amazing experience. Loved the donuts and the views!! Abby and Lex were so lovely and nice. Such a cool thing to experience in Te Anau. Thanks guys ❤️

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Reneeblaise
    FJet_Team, Front Office Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2019

    Pleased you had a great experience. The views are stunning and we are very lucky to live in a special place.

    Reviewed May 12, 2019

    Forget the Shotover Extreme Jet Boat ride in Queenstown! This Jet Boat trip in Te Anau is Awesome. The ride is for 2 hours along the lake, very informative and personalised. Thanks to Chris Hanson for sharing your knowledge and fantastic boat driving skills, especially...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Mazza8_12
    FJet_Team, Frontline Consultant at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2019

    Chris' driving skills are pretty incredible, we are so lucky to have him on our team! Thank you, we are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Ahhh Abby never fails to make you laugh that's for sure... our token American! Hope to see...More

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