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Family Pass

Family Pass 2 Adults & 2 Children - second child travels FREE

Wilderness Jet & Funyak

Your Wilderness Jet trip is an exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park - one of the most stunning locations for jet boating in New Zealand. You’ll take in the awe inspiring beauty of the local landscape, as you power your way along the waters of the Dart River.

Have you ever experienced nature’s majesty by jet boat? Queenstown’s most successful operator is here to bring that dream to life with Dart River Wilderness Jet.

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    Hear about flora, fauna and history on a 30 minute forest walk with your friendly guide

  • i blue film

    On a backroad tour of Paradise immerse yourself in scenes and backdrops from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies

  • i blue swirl

    Learn about the Pounamu (Greenstone) that made the Dart River a key trading route for early Maori

  • i blue horse

    Tales of early settlers who carved rich farms from the rugged landscape

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    More than an hour of thrilling high speed wilderness jet boating skimming across the waters of the Dart River into the Te Wai Pounamu World Heritage area.

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Your Dart River Funyak trip is an amazing escape deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park and an opportunity to get close to nature. Funyak inflatable kayaks offer a fun and unique way to explore the Dart River as well as its hidden side streams, rock pools and dramatic chasms.

Take it slow as you drift and paddle your way along the Dart River into the serene surroundings that provided the backdrop to Peter Jackson’s Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings movies. Then travel a back-country route passing by locations used in the movies to illustrate Middle Earth.

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  • i boat
    Enjoy an hour of high-speed wilderness jet boating through the milky waters of the Dart River into the Te Waipounamu World Heritage Area and your Funyak launch site
  • i raft
    Professional, friendly guides take you on an inspiring adventure as you gently drift in your own Funyak
  • i tree
    Take your time and find those ‘special spots’ where flora, fauna and the power of nature combine to create magic
  • i food
    Stop along the way and enjoy a wilderness picnic lunch
  • i swirl
    Learn about the Pounamu (Greenstone) that made the Dart River a key trading route for early Maori
  • i film
    Travel a backcountry route to Glenorchy and immerse yourself in scenes and backdrops from The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies
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