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Address: Queenstown Information Centre | Corner Camp and Shotover Streets, Queenstown 9372, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 9992
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Dart River Jet experiences are unique combinations of breathtaking 'World...

Dart River Jet experiences are unique combinations of breathtaking 'World Heritage' scenery, exhilarating wilderness Jet Boating, Maori heritage and inspiring adventure - truly authentic discoveries of everything that makes New Zealand an exceptional destination. Join us, the only operator on the Dart River, on a diverse adventure travelling deep into the pristine Dart River Valley and spectacular Mt Aspiring National Park to explore this awe-inspiring 'World Heritage' area and experience 'New Zealand's Most Sensational Journey'.

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US$249.13*
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Dart River 'Funyak' Canoe and Jet Boat Tour from Queenstown
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Dart River Jet Boat Ride and Wilderness Jet from Queenstown
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I was skeptical of this, but it is really a fantastic ride. Sit in shallow bottom boats powered by twin Chevy engines. Speed through the Dart River at 60 mph with periodic 360... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was skeptical of this, but it is really a fantastic ride. Sit in shallow bottom boats powered by twin Chevy engines. Speed through the Dart River at 60 mph with periodic 360 degree spins. We were there on the most beautiful sunny day imaginable which added to the wonderment. Great way to see the scenery. Outstanding thrill.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our holiday home lady tipped us off that the Dart River Wilderness trip was excellent value if we wanted to experience more than just a local jet boat ride and she was spot on! From the start it was extremely well organised and excellent value. We got a small bus pick up close to home and a very enjoyable 45min... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The views from the river are simply amazing. Each vista more beautiful than the next. The crew were outstanding, making for a really fun filled and exhilarating experience! The jet boat spins are fantastic and a great way to get your blood pumping! Mark our pilot was great and had fun all afternoon. Highly recommend this activity.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great fun racing up the Dart River, swerving and skidding, with a few splashy 360 degree spins! Then a very enjoyable paddle part way downstream in inflatable canoes (Funyaks). Great guide, Ed, was quite knowledgeable and capable, plus interesting and engaging. Not for the faint of heart or small children or pregnant women!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So freaking awesome it was raining when we headed out but by the time we got on boat sun was shining Dart river is amazing staff was super bush walk could've been little faster but they were super knowledgeable and very good at their job totally recommend

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Funyaks trip was excellent. We got stuck on a tree in the middle of the river and the rescue was spot on. A really enjoyable trip on a very fast flowing river. The only negative was the idiot driving the jet boat up the river. He went dangerously close to overhanging trees and wanted to show off all the time.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic tour. Friendly tour drivers ( Robbie and Chase) with heaps of information. Amazing scenery on trip to Glenorchy followed by stop in Paradise on 4wd bus for photos and scenery from movie locations. We then went on a short eco walk through the forest. followed by an hour ride on Dart River Jet boats thanks Daniel, our jet boat... More 

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China, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it is a very good trip,and we had been experience an exciting boat trip and had a wonderful walk which last about 30 minutes. Hope i can come again

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seven of the thirteen in our group decided not to go because rain was in the forecast. They missed the best excursion!! We had a great jet boat journey--so it rained a bit--we were in our black coats and barely noticed. Choose a front seat near the driver and windshield, and you don't even need sunglasses. Great hike on the... More 

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cheshire uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this trip for the scenery as much as for the jet boat and wasn't disappointed by either. For my husband, it was the highlight of our 6 weeks travel in New Zealand and sparked a wish to return to explore further into Mount Aspiring NP. The Dart River and the surrounding landscape are absolutely stunning and although travelling... More 

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