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Siberia Experience

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SIBERIA EXPERIENCE - Scenic Flight - Bush & Valley Walk -Jetboat Safari. Allow 4 hours to experience this unique New Zealand Wilderness Adventure in Mount Aspiring World Heritage National Park. Experience 3 of NZ's most popular activities in an...more
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12 Lloyd Dunn Avenue | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whe were booked for a helikopter tour, drioopign for a hike and jetboat ride. We were fortunate the sun came through when it was our slot to go flying. The pilot flew all the way up the glacier where there was still snow, and what...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank NRoos
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went with friends and their feedback was “The best day in their life”. The scenic flight blows you away, you land in the wilderness and you have plenty of time for your walk through this secluded area. The jet boat ride is so much fun...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 20 January 2019

This is one of the best activities we have done in New Zealand or anywhere in the world for that matter. This is the best of New Zealand. We overnighted for 2 nights in Siberia Hut and did a day walk to Lake Crucible which...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shandyhat
SouthernAlpsAir, Guest Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2019

Shandyhat, What a wonderful review, thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. How lovely that you stayed in Siberia Hut and incorporated a day walk to Lake Crucible. That's an excellent decision any of our guests can choose that option...More

Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

This is an experience of a lifetime. Situated between Haast and Wanaka in the picturesque South Island of New Zealand is a little known adventure known as the Siberia Experience. You fly for 25 minutes on a breathtaking flight and land next to a river...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Leperetti
SouthernAlpsAir, Guest Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 26 January 2019

Leperetti, Thank you for taking the time to review your Siberia Experience! This is a great kiwi experience incorporating 3 amazing experiences in four action packed hours. We are delighted that you enjoyed your day in the wilderness of Mt Aspiring National Park with us...More

Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful day in the Siberia Valley and the plane ride was super fun with pilot Ryan giving great explanations as to where you are and the surrounding areas history and highlights. On landing we crossed the river which was freezing and above...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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RyanC5794, Public Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review your Siberia Experience adventure. We are pleased that you found your day mostly very enjoyable. As you have said, Siberia Valley is a truly beautiful place and teamed with the flight, walk and jetboat it is a...More

Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

This is a fantastic outing leading off with a flight into the wilderness, followed by a hike along an easily followed trail, culminating in a jet boat trip back down the river to Makarora. HOWEVER, be aware that in days following heavy rain the stream...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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SouthernAlpsAir, Guest Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2018

Dear christineandgavinc, Thank you for taking the time to review your day on the Siberia Experience. We are delighted you had a wonderful time exploring the NZ wilderness of Mt Aspiring National Park by Air, land and water. You are right about the water crossing...More

Reviewed 12 March 2018

My wife and I spent 5 days in Wanaka after our wedding and wanted to do at least one epic adventure. We picked the Siberia Experience. Compared to the price of other combo tours involving flights the Siberia Experience is very reasonable. The flight was...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank M3K_C
SouthernAlpsAir, Guest Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

M3K_C, Thank you for taking the time to review your day on the Siberia Experience. We are delighted you had a wonderful time exploring the NZ wilderness of Mt Aspiring National Park by air, land and water. This adventure does give a real-snapshot of the...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

We had booked the Siberia Experience for 28 February 2018 and were looking forward to it as a trip of a lifetime. However, when we phoned the company on the morning of the flight we were told that it had been cancelled due to the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Nomanadies
SouthernAlpsAir, Guest Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Nomanadies, We appreciate you booking the Siberia Experience. Unfortunately, the weather conditions on 28 February 2018 did not meet our stringent safety standards. We have been operating for 30+ years with an excellent safety record and are always disappointed for both ourselves and our clients...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We had a great day out Weather perfect Started with a flight which took you up close to the mountains great views and photos Then the trek which was very good through the woods Crossing the stream to start wakes you up as freezing cold...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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SouthernAlpsAir, Guest Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

Hi Marin D, Thanks so much for your wonderful review on our Siberia Experience! It was our pleasure coordinating and providing this experience for you. The flight into Siberia Valley truly is magical and the package of activities is unbeatable, especially for the price! Thank...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018

I booked this as a surprise for my husband's birthday and we all loved it! Everything was very efficiently organised. The plane ride was just stunning with amazing views and great local information. The water crossing was chilling but nothing crazy and all part of...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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SouthernAlpsAir, Guest Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

excitedtravellergirl, We love that you booked The Siberia Experience as surprise for your husband's birthday and we are so glad to hear that all of you enjoyed it! There's so much to love about this experience and the scenery is incredible. We love sharing this...More

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Daniel B
14 December 2018|
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Hi Ryan, if the trip is unable to operate because of bad weather you will have the opportunity to cancel and receive a full refund or re-schedule. Kind regards, Anne
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Warrick C
8 May 2016|
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Response from SouthernAlpsAir | Property representative |
Hi We can operate as long we reach minimum numbers which is 4 people. Regards Nick
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NorthShore777
1 November 2015|
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Response from SouthernAlpsAir | Property representative |
Hi There Please find a description of the walk below - we suggest you need average to good fitness levels - you need to know you can walk for 3 hour with some up & down-hill sections. The walk starts at 600 meters (2000... More
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