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Half-Day Mount Aspiring National Park Jet Boat and Wilderness Walk from Wanaka

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    Exciting Wilderness Jet Boating with views of Mount Aspiring and Hanging Glaciers, Lord of The Rings film locations, forests and waterfalls. At the top of the River disembark the jet boat for a remote, guided nature walk through native forests and wetlands, during summer months this is beneath beneath Avalanche Glacier

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    • Mount Aspiring National Park, Wanaka New Zealand
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Wanaka River Journeys, 99 Ardmore St, Wanaka 9305, New Zealand
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Shuttle transfer
    • Life jackets
    • Wet weather gear
    • Heated hand rails and footrests (in cold weather)
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Minimum age is 4 years
    • Maximum is 10 people per booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 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 matukituki river beech forest recommend this trip informative commentary river trip excellent driver interesting walk enjoyed the entire experience great half day trip degree spins great fun fantastic scenery fun tour life vests lots of photo opportunities new zealand skilled driver
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    Reviewed 17 April 2019

    Wonderful jet boat ride into Aspiring National Park; beautiful mountain scenery, river thrills and interesting hike. Guides know their stuff and provide entertaining lecture along the way. Hike only moderately strenuous with rewarding views. We even rescued an abandoned calf on the way back.

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Sherpa784119
    Reviewed 9 April 2019 via mobile

    An amazing half day journey into the depth of Mt Aspiring national Park! You get all the usual spins and thrills of a jet boat journey but also you into a real wilderness where your only company are fellow passengers and a flock a sheep....More

    Thank EverWonderer
    Reviewed 27 February 2019

    This was fun! Beautiful sunny morning, but a bit chilly, so we were all supplied with a warm splash proof coat. Captain James provided the thrills by executing some great turns and spins in the boat. He then became our guide for the nature walk...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Dave S
    Reviewed 25 February 2019

    Easy to book and make contact with the transport team. Great local knowledge from the driver (Greg?) on the way (but not so much that you want him to shut up ;0). Nice drive through lovely valley to get to the boat. James and Benjamin...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
    1  Thank Amanda C
    Reviewed 25 February 2019 via mobile

    One way to see fantastic scenery, the turns the bumps in the boat and then a great walk in the Bush with a bit of snow on top made the photos ,our guides were brilliant

    Thank sandycarol2018
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    Response from Dan M | Reviewed this property |
    I honestly don't remember exactly what time we arrived back in town. Give them a call. They graciously answered any questions that we had beforehand.
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