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“lake manapouri”(16 reviews)
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Join in the fun, on our unique Jet boat experience in New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park(Te Wahipounamu). From exhilarating 360 Hamilton Jet boat spins to the scenic and tranquil surroundings, we can tailor the experience to suit your needs. Our...more
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84 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We could not have had more fun! Top shelf! Abby was the bomb ( and a Zag to boot ) and Lex was the " River King " . This is an experience you could NEVER create for yourself as a regular tourist. Great family...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank planetfunn
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took the morning boat ride down the Waiau River with the excellent skipper Lex - the best boat skipper in Te Anau. An amazing ride through pristine wilderness. Lots of brown trout in the crystal clear water and some significant donuts on the water. Tip...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 450geoffw
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We just happened to be walking past this place when one of the owners/drivers bet us that we wouldn’t regret it and that we would have an absolute blast. We gladly accepted his bet.......he WON. Overall, if you’re in Te Anau, don’t miss doing this!...More

Thank brianmV1768KX
FJet_Team, Front Office Manager at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hahaha - Thanks for this. Chris certainly can be convincing but when you have a back drop as amazing as Fiordland it's hard to go wrong! Cheers

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do in NZ! Abby and young Chris made our visit the best ever! Informative and fast fun 😁 take your sense of humour with you 😉lol

Thank bellawongarah
FJet_Team, Abby at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

A sense of humour is really the most important 'thing' to bring - well that and a camera! Cheers team and travel safe!

Reviewed 1 week ago

FJet was such a fun experience! My boyfriend and I were in Te Anau for a couple days and were looking for a fun way to spend an open afternoon. We decided on jet boating with FJet and had a wonderful time. Unfortunately the others...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Melanie_Poch
FJet_Team, Abby at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the review and glad you enjoyed! Rock that T-shirt for us :) Cheers

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an excellent trip run by a great group of people. Chris was very entertaining and gave plenty of thrills on the ride, brilliant spins, interesting talks at various points on the ride on the area and the nature around you. Also pointed out...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CraigA125
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome trip. The day after finishing the keplar track, Big Chris was our excellent host. The jet boat ride was so fun amongst such beautiful scenery. Thanks for the bonus wine at the end of the day after we finished our e-bike adventure. Such an...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PaulaC2983
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chris’s operation is run with total precision, pride and passion. He took us on an exhilarating ride up the Waiau river, past one of the LOTR locations to beautiful lLake Manapouri where we briefly beached for a quick trek on the Kepler track. The whole...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank pipllewellin
FJet_Team, Abby at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Because...... FUN IS GOOD! - We appreciate such kind words thanks for coming along with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

New Zealand is one of those rare countries where tour operators help the fight to maintain the environment. Fiordland Jets uses bio-degradable cups that dissolves in water, funds kiwi conservation projects and uses its thrilling jet ski rides to make tourist understand why nature has...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ching Liang C
FJet_Team, Abby at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks team! There just isn't the right words to convey the beauty of this place - you truly have to see it to believe it! Thank you for the rave reviews! Hope to see you one day in Singapore! Cheers

Reviewed 1 week ago

Super fun experience, the Jet Boat Adventure! The surroundings are amazing, the river and the lake pristine and empty except for us, so different from crowded Milford Sound! And the views on the lake are so pretty! The short walk in the forest was informative...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank markmS2041JY
FJet_Team, Abby at Fiordland Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We are so lucky to have such a spectacular place nearly all to ourselves - and proud to share it with you! Thanks for your review - Cheers

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