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Exclusive access to a unique environment, impressive 4wd vehicles, plus on board interactive multi lingual computer systems, deliver the chance to really get lost. Interact to guide, inform, and learn about all aspects of nature/geology/maori...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
399 Routeburn Road | Dart Bridge, Glenorchy 9372, New Zealand
+64 27 374 7555
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All reviews dart river unique experience all ages self drive the owner own pace state of the art electric vehicle new zealand take your time self guided tour an absolute blast family adventure pristine wilderness take photos skimming stones satellite navigation
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Reviewed today via mobile

Exceed expectations! Breathtaking scenery. The cars are so simple to drive anyone can do it. The best thing is you can take as long as you need. Andy was a superb host. Warm and friendly, great communication and took some great photos of us. Only...More

Thank scott_aberlic
Reviewed 2 days ago

I can't say enough about this adventure. It brought a great big smile to my girlfriend the whole time which couldn't have made me happier. The drive is a couple hours long and quite secluded. We were the only people driving that day so Andy...More

Thank KyleJ592
Reviewed 3 days ago

6 of us; 4 adults and 2 kids aged 6 and 10 respectively, enjoyed the activity tremendously. I would say part of the reason is due to Andy's hospitality. He is friendly and very helpful. You feel like your business is appreciated. Andy emailed us...More

Thank Kohbeeq Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a spontaneous decision and booking, and I am so glad I made it. The booking was easy (although I think we were lucky there was availability that same day), and Andy's confirmation and directions very quickly followed. Directions easy to follow and the...More

Thank ir0nfan
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

People will start to think I'm writing these reviews myself...! Cheers for getting in touch. You timed the visit well, as we were blessed with such a settled late winter and early autumn, my favorite time of year here. Always happy to guide the extra...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really a must try if you are at Glenorchy. Andy was really very nice and very helpful. He told us all the information in detail and what to look out for. It was very cold during our visit and our hands were freezing...More

Thank AshtonLL
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

October in NZ, definitely a bit cooler than Singapore, I will get some warmer gloves for you next time! Glad you enjoyed the experience, and cheers for the recommending the tour as ideal for families. There is certainly something for all ages and abilities to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’d highly recommend the Delta Discovery experience in Glenorchy. We came across Delta on our last morning whilst holidaying in Queenstown and were lucky enough to secure a booking - the great experience started there. Andy emailed not long after providing all the details we...More

Thank mattkG2233KV
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Great last minute decision Matt to take advantage of the super weather, and get out to round off your holiday in style! I really hope you are able to return and give the EMTB's a go at some stage in the future. In the meantime,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A big thanks to Andy for such a wonderful experience with our Delta Discovery activity. The rain welcomed us in beautiful Glenorchy (unfortunately), however, the sun came out in our second day stay. Andy was very flexible in accommodating us. As soon as we arrived,...More

Thank Michelle S
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cheers Michelle, and guess what..........you are my 200th review!!!! It's a bit of a milestone for me! I remember your visit well, you all seemed to have a blast, despite the sun being reluctant to shine. You did a great job of navigating the course,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big Thanks to Andy for our Delta Discovery tour, it was wicked! We had the best day and well worth it for the $$. Thanks Andy also for taking the extra time to take us off the track and show us more of the paradise...More

Thank Andre T
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Cheers Lou and Andre. You sure did the right thing by coming up and staying in Glenorchy with your camper van at Camp GY. It's an awesome facility to say the least. Brilliant to meet you and also have the time take you round to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a trip to Glenorchy to experience Delta Discovery! Amazing trip up the Dart River with such a friendly, warm and accommodating owner Andy making the experience extra special and going out of his way to personalise the tour. Plenty of photo opportunities and...More

Thank Cosmopolitan826293
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Really appreciate you making the effort to post a review and also a photo, thanks. Great to meet you, and so glad you got to experience the views and some proper peace and quiet out in the valley. Safe travels, Andy.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to catch a good weather window and enjoyed every moment we had on the beautiful river delta. In addition to navigation screen in the vehicle, there were also route markers along the way. It was great seeing my wife having fun behind...More

Thank kennykht
DDOperator, Owner at Delta Discovery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Kenny and Jess. Perfect timing to visit on such a clear spring day, glad everything worked out so well, including the lunch recommendation. It's well worth the short drive down to Kinloch, even just to soak up more fantastic views on the way! Thanks...More

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20 February 2018|
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Response from Shaun Y | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for keeping you waiting. I just read this request today. Hopefully, you wouldn't mind. Regarding your question, it will be fine to take a child on board the adventure vehicle as it is quite safe as long as you... More
10 October 2017|
Response from DDOperator | Property representative |
Hi. Yes indeed, there is a great minibus service from Queenstown to Glenorchy. Please have a look at the Glenorchy Journeys website. The fare is about 25 dollars per person each way, and I can pick you up and drop you back... More