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Twin Lakes Helicopter Jet Boat Combo Tour from Te Anau

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    Stop At: Fiordland Jet, 84 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600 New Zealand

    Begin your tour at our office on the Lakefront of Te Anau. Take advantage of free parking and secure storage. Get fitted for a spray coat, life jacket and if needed any cold weather gear (hats, gloves, blanket). We've got spare sunglasses and sunscreen too!

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Te Anau, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

    Board our small passenger bus for a short 7 minute ride to the Queen's Reach boat ramp through Southland farms with commentary along the way to set the scene for the journey ahead. Meet your guide and board the jet boat with our 'easy-load' ramps before a short safety briefing.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

    Travel down the Upper Waiau River by jet boat. Pause in otherworldly yet familiar places, made famous by scenes in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings, and experience a part of Fiordland that not many get to see in real life. Lose track of time, listening to the rare birdlife, spotting the Rainbow and Brown Trout in the crystal clear waters and breathing in the ancient beech forest when your guide quiets the engine for a spell to let the current take over.

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Manapouri, New Zealand

    Arrive on the deserted shores of Lake Manapouri, experiencing a hidden world framed by solemn mountains and wild forest – far away from the roads. Fill a cup and toast the freshness of the pure, unfiltered water; disembark and explore the native bush beyond the beach to learn about the local flora and fauna.

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park New Zealand

    Jet boat back up the river for more fun, spins and stunning views. Back at the Queen's Reach Boat Ramp, the helicopter will land just steps from the jet boat. Leave the life jacket behind and buckle -up to enjoy a scenic flight around the surrounding mountains with views and scenery that rival all others. The pilot will provide commentary along the way and stop for an alpine landing to marvel at the stunning landscape of Fiordland National Park.

    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    84 Lakefront Dr, Te Anau 9600, New Zealand
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local, knowledgeable Driver/Guide - interactive commentary
    • 75+ minutes of Jet Boating
    • 360' 'Hamilton spins'
    • Guided nature walk
    • 20 minute Helicopter flight - includes 1 alpine landing
    • 3 Lord of the Rings Film Locations
    • Spray Coat, Life Jacket & Cold Weather Gear (when needed)
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Helicopter portion subject to weather conditions
    • Heli occupancy subject to weight limit - please provide weights of all passengers at time of booking
    • It is recommended that you wear comfortable, supportive close-toed shoes
    • Guided walk is easy and suitable for all. The walking track is well-formed
    • Sunglasses are reccomended
    • Wear warm layers/jacket in colder weather
    • 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 12 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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    Adrienne and Chris were awesome for the Jet boat experience Adrienne made us feel so welcome and Chris explained Safety well, drove beautifully and handled the boat so expertly. Great knowledge and banter. Would highly recommend this experience. Helicopter ride, with Matt was
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    Response from FJet_Team, Front Office Manager at Twin Lakes Helicopter Jet Boat Combo Tour from Te Anau
    Responded Jul. 2, 2019
    Glad you enjoyed your trip with us and Southern Lakes Helicopters. It sure is a great way to see the beauty of Te Anau. Chris' driving skills are pretty incredible and his knowledge of the area. Thanks for your review and we hope to see you guys again :-)
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