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

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    What to Expect

    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!

    Stop At:

    • Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park New Zealand
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    84 Lakefront Dr, Te Anau 9600, New Zealand
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Life Jacket & Spray Coat
    • Cold weather gear when needed (hat, gloves, blanket)
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This activity is great fun for any age
    • It is recommended that you wear comfortable, supportive close-toed shoes
    • Guided walk suitable for all. The walking track is well-formed.
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    All reviews lake manapouri wings great trip heated hand rails driving skills lots of fun reception staff filming locations awesome fun sense of humour amazing experience beautiful lake short nature walk awesome driver driver chris highly recommend this trip amazing scenery
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    Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

    This is a must do in NZ! Abby and young Chris made our visit the best ever! Informative and fast fun 😁 take your sense of humour with you 😉lol

    Thank bellawongarah
    FJet_Team, Abby at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

    A sense of humour is really the most important 'thing' to bring - well that and a camera! Cheers team and travel safe!

    Reviewed March 15, 2019

    FJet was such a fun experience! My boyfriend and I were in Te Anau for a couple days and were looking for a fun way to spend an open afternoon. We decided on jet boating with FJet and had a wonderful time. Unfortunately the others...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Melanie_Poch
    FJet_Team, Abby at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded March 18, 2019

    Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed! Rock that T-shirt for us :) Cheers

    Reviewed March 14, 2019

    Awesome trip. The day after finishing the keplar track, Big Chris was our excellent host. The jet boat ride was so fun amongst such beautiful scenery. Thanks for the bonus wine at the end of the day after we finished our e-bike adventure. Such an...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Paula C
    Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

    Had a great time on this trip with Lex our jet boat driver taking time throughout to point out places of interest as well as giving us a thrilling ride on the river with plenty of spins. Forest walk was good too. Abbi in the...More

    Thank RobnJacqui
    Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

    Our original booking for a 6pm jet boat experience was cancelled due to rain, so we were lucky to be rescheduled for 10am the following morning. The day dawned bright & beautiful. Our operator, young Chris was easy on the eye, funny & informative on...More

    Thank onepurplefish
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