Jet Boat Action • Guided Ancient Forest Walk • Back-Country 4WD
Journey from Queenstown along one of the worlds’ Top 10 scenic drives to Glenorchy at the head of the lake.
Your Wilderness Safari is an exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park with the only jet boat operator allowed on the Dart River.
The sheer diversity of whats on offer means you experience a unique combination of breath taking scenery matcvhed with exciting jet boating on braided, glacier fed rivers. Highly informative guides add the personal touch, talking about the area's history, the Greenstone trail and Maori legends. Walk amongst ancient beech forest unchanged for 80 million years and view the scenic backgrounds for many Middle Earth movie scenes. An authentic New Zealand experience in an untouched world.
The highlights of the Wilderness Safari include:
- Exhilarating wilderness jet boating along the Dart River
- Informative guided walk through ancient native beech forest
- Back-country bus tour through spectacular scenery
On the area’s longest exhilarating wilderness jet boat journey, complete with thrilling jet spins, you'll navigate the ever changing shallow channels of the glacier fed Dart River’s braided river system, with your expert jet boat driver stopping along the way to highlight and discuss points of interest that make this unique area of natural and cultural importance.
Explore our unique vegetation and wildlife on a 30 minute guided walk on a rolling trail through ancient native forest. Hear about flora, fauna and history from your friendly guide. You’ll discover why New Zealand is in a very real sense the ‘Ark’ of the ancient super continent Gondwanaland.
Travelling along a back-country route by bus you'll learn more about this fascinating area and stop to view some of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery that has formed the epic backdrop for many international movies, including ‘The Lord of the Rings’ and The Hobbit: An unexpected Journey.
Join us on the ‘Wilderness Safari’, a diverse activity of exhilaration, discovery and adventure, and experience ‘New Zealand’s Most Sensational Journey‘.
|Rates valid until 30 June 2013|
16 years +
2 Adults and 2 Children *
|Rate change from 1 July 2013||to 30 Sept 2014||*Additional Children full price|
|* Second child FREE, save $119.
* Infants (3-4 years) can travel on Wilderness Safari free of charge.
* Minimum child height of 1 metre applies irrespective of child age.
DART RIVER JET SAFARIS
Queenstown Information Centre
Corner Camp & Shotover Streets
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Dart Visitor Centre
Mull Street, Glenorchy
Phone: +64 3 442 9992
NZ Free Phone: 0800 327 853