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Address: Queens Reach Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 21 197 4555
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Jetboating + Fishing = Fish Jet, Fiordland, New Zealand. A unique Te Anau...

Jetboating + Fishing = Fish Jet, Fiordland, New Zealand. A unique Te Anau activity for the whole family combining fishing, jet boating, adventure and adrenaline. Relax as you drift down the majestic Waiau River, spotting and fishing for some of the best rainbow trout New Zealand has to offer. Enjoy the thrill of speeding back up the river through the stunning & remote Fiordland National Park. No fishing experience required and it’s incredible fun!

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Great day fishing in New Zealand

My wife and I spent a morning fishing with Ken from Fish Jet on the Waiau River. This was an absolute blast. We learned a lot about the ecosystem we were fishing in and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I spent a morning fishing with Ken from Fish Jet on the Waiau River. This was an absolute blast. We learned a lot about the ecosystem we were fishing in and the surrounding area. We also caught a lot of fish while enjoying some of the most beautiful scenery on the planet. Maybe the best part of... More 

Thank ericaleigh1980
Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We looked up this tour online with Trip Advisor. We are a family of 4 (2 children aged 6 and 14) and were a little apprehensive prior to the trip. Day started with Ken picking us up from the hotel and heading off to the river Waiau after the safety briefing. He accommodated our 15 minutes late start without an... More 

Thank Pata2020
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I was picked up by my guide Shaun for the half day fishing tour, what an amazing morning we stated with spinners and had my first Rainbow trout on my third cast, we landed 7 fish for the morning session, Shaun was great to fish with, all his local knowledge of the river was handy. Would totally recommend Fish Jet

Thank markriss123
Saint Paul, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We caught several large Rainbow trout and a 5 pound New Zealand Brown trout. Fantastic lunch on the beach. Beautiful river, great guide.

Thank mbarnard3952
Dunedin, New Zealand
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2 reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We had Dion take us out today and we had a fantastic time. Loved the jet boat ride and the fishing was great. Our daughter was the best today catching 2 fish - her first and Dion's tips where fantastic. Love the cookies and would do this trip again. Thank you for a great morning out on the water.

Thank DeeKaan
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Our family of 4 (kids 15 & 13) spent a fab morning on the river with Mark. It was so much fun. Mark was extremely patient with us showing us how to fly fish, ducking around various parts of the river (lovely just seeing that) and then the fun we had trying to hook a fish. A really lovely touch... More 

Thank _acwhome15
Hervey Bay, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Our family of 4 (kids 10 &12) had an awesome afternoon on the river with Ken. We all caught nice fish and agreed that it was the best family activity we had done in our 4 weeks in NZ. Great location, great boat, great company and a great time. Would definitely recommend this to anyone. A big thankyou from the... More 

Thank thekerr4
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a special afternoon in Te Anau to celebrate my Dad's 60th, Fish Jet caught our eye. And we are so glad it did! Dad & my partner had an awesome time fishing the Waiau (the water is so clear, you can see the fish - amazing), and drifting in the boat down the river was something... More 

Thank 926Turtle
Worthington, Ohio
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have been on numerous guided trips over the past 20 years and this was one of the best trips I have ever booked. Our guide was fantastic. He had me on huge fish all day and was extremely patient with my wife who is a novice. We both caught big fish and had an absolute blast! The jet boat... More 

Thank brogofwor
1 review
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Had a surprise 35th Wedding Anniversary by being picked up by Ken to bunk work and go fishing for the morning. The weather was great (rain held off) fish were plentiful, not a sand-fly to be seen. We would totally recommend this to any one who has any sort of interest in doing a wee spot of fishing with a... More 

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Christine W, Owner at Fish Jet, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I'll let Ken know he is a wizz at baking as well! Great to hear we helped make your special day a memorable one. Kind Regards, Mark, Christine (the home baker!!) and of course Ken! More 

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