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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 heated hand rails wings great trip driving skills lots of fun filming locations sense of humour amazing experience amazing scenery beautiful lake short nature walk awesome driver thanks guys driver chris highly recommend this trip new zealand
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    Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

    We took the wilderness tour today and it was our best trip by far even beating a trip to Doubtful Sound with another company yesterday. It was fun, exhilarating, informative and we felt very safe. The beauty of the area is like no other. Thanks...More

    Thank BeeHappyPassing
    FJet_Team, Guest Relations Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

    Aww thanks heaps! We were lucky to have ya along and please do come and see us next time too!

    Reviewed February 15, 2018

    This was an excellent and exciting trip which we highly recommend to anyone visiting Te Anau. Chris and his team are doing an excellent job and providing a wonderful service.

    Date of experience: February 2018
    Thank Pamela C
    FJet_Team, Guest Relations Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2018

    Thank you for the kind words! We certainly try our best :).

    Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

    Really enjoyed it - staff were awesome, scenery was amazing and the boat ride itself was so much fun!

    Thank V1106WBtraceys
    Nathan B, General Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

    Thanks for the review. Glad we could provide such an all round experience for you. Cheers

    Reviewed January 21, 2018

    Much fun, very friendly staff and you see beautiful places during the trip! I'm so happy I did this.

    Date of experience: January 2018
    Thank 840lara
    Nathan B, General Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

    Thanks so much for the lovely review. Safe travels home.

    Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

    Enjoyed my Trip with Sim very much, definitly a must do! Learnt a lot of interesting things and explored beautiful places, besides the amazing 360 degrees spins of course:)

    Thank Climber750680
    Nathan B, General Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

    Thank you for the review. Sim our driver / Guide is certainly a book of knowledge on Fiordland. Thanks for travelling FJet.

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