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The Dart River Wilderness Jet is an exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park. We are the only jet boat operator allowed on the Dart River.
This rich and diverse landscape offers a unique combination of breathtaking scenery, exhilarating experiences and New Zealand’s most exciting jet boating along glacier-fed rivers.
Over an hour of high-speed thrills on your Dart River Wilderness Jet. Experience the best jet boating in NZ, as you power into the Te Waipounamu World Heritage Area.
Learn about the flora, fauna and rich history of the area on a 30 minute forest walk with your friendly guide.
On a back-road tour, discover parts of Middle Earth, Narnia and many other treasured movie locations.
Learn about the Pounamu (Greenstone) that made the Dart River a key trading route for early Maori.
Hear tales of early settlers who carved abundant farms from the harsh and rugged landscape.
Life jackets are mandatory and supplied along with optional spray jackets
Summer – Sunglasses, sun hat, sunscreen, Insect repellant and warm outer layer recommended
Winter – Wear warm clothing plus hat, gloves, windproof outer jacket, insect repellant and sunglasses
Year round – Please ensure you wear suitable supportive footwear. The guided walk is 30 minutes long on a rolling track through the forest.
Tour departs (summer):
9.00am & 1.00pm - Glenorchy
Tour departs (winter):
1.00pm - Glenorchy
Allow 6 hours from Queenstown or 4 hours from Glenorchy
From the Dart Visitor Centre, Mull Street, Glenorchy
502a Wairakei Road, Harewood
Christchurch, New Zealand