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Siberia Experience

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SIBERIA EXPERIENCE - Scenic Flight - Bush & Valley Walk -Jetboat Safari. Allow 4 hours to experience this unique New Zealand Wilderness Adventure in Mount Aspiring World Heritage National Park. Experience 3 of NZ's most popular activities in an...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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12 Lloyd Dunn Avenue | Wanaka Airport, Wanaka 9382, New Zealand
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 March 2011

The Siberia Experience was the highlight of my trip to NZ. A group of 11 of us went out in three different groups. The staff was friendly and knowlegeable. We first took a 25 minute plane ride into the valley. We got great views of...More

6  Thank KelleyMBA
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 26 December 2011

we pre-booked the trip and were very excited to do the Siberia Experience but unfortunately the weather condition didn't allow us to flight in the Siberia Valley so we asked the refund. The management tryied to convince us to take another tour instead as they...More

1  Thank jamescook63
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a fantastic outing leading off with a flight into the wilderness, followed by a hike along an easily followed trail, culminating in a jet boat trip back down the river to Makarora. HOWEVER, be aware that in days following heavy rain the stream...More

Thank christineandgavinc
Reviewed 12 March 2018

My wife and I spent 5 days in Wanaka after our wedding and wanted to do at least one epic adventure. We picked the Siberia Experience. Compared to the price of other combo tours involving flights the Siberia Experience is very reasonable. The flight was...More

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SouthernAlpsAir, Guest Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

M3K_C, Thank you for taking the time to review your day on the Siberia Experience. We are delighted you had a wonderful time exploring the NZ wilderness of Mt Aspiring National Park by air, land and water. This adventure does give a real-snapshot of the...More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

We had booked the Siberia Experience for 28 February 2018 and were looking forward to it as a trip of a lifetime. However, when we phoned the company on the morning of the flight we were told that it had been cancelled due to the...More

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SouthernAlpsAir, Guest Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2018

Nomanadies, We appreciate you booking the Siberia Experience. Unfortunately, the weather conditions on 28 February 2018 did not meet our stringent safety standards. We have been operating for 30+ years with an excellent safety record and are always disappointed for both ourselves and our clients...More

Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We had a great day out Weather perfect Started with a flight which took you up close to the mountains great views and photos Then the trek which was very good through the woods Crossing the stream to start wakes you up as freezing cold...More

Thank martindM1171XJ
SouthernAlpsAir, Guest Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Hi Marin D, Thanks so much for your wonderful review on our Siberia Experience! It was our pleasure coordinating and providing this experience for you. The flight into Siberia Valley truly is magical and the package of activities is unbeatable, especially for the price! Thank...More

Reviewed 24 January 2018

I booked this as a surprise for my husband's birthday and we all loved it! Everything was very efficiently organised. The plane ride was just stunning with amazing views and great local information. The water crossing was chilling but nothing crazy and all part of...More

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SouthernAlpsAir, Guest Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

excitedtravellergirl, We love that you booked The Siberia Experience as surprise for your husband's birthday and we are so glad to hear that all of you enjoyed it! There's so much to love about this experience and the scenery is incredible. We love sharing this...More

Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Professional and friendly staff, beautiful flight into the mountains (with some useful guide info) followed by a picturesque hike through the valley and then a jet boat trip back to base to top it off. Highly recommended.More

Thank Charlie P
SouthernAlpsAir, Guest Relations Manager at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Hi Charlie P, Thank you for taking time to send feedback about your experience. One of the highlights of the Siberia Experience is the remote bush walk. Walking amongst the native bush and some of New Zealand's most stunning scenery is a unique experience. Especially...More

Reviewed 10 December 2017

We were lucky with the weather - we wanted to go on Sunday but they recommended Saturday and they were spot on. The flight was just magic. If there is one thing that would be better about the walk, and this has nothing to do...More

Thank SandyMichaelDrury_NZ
SouthernAlpsAir, Owner at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your Siberia Experience. This is a great kiwi experience incorporating 3 amazing experiences in four action packed hours. We are delighted that you enjoyed your day in the wilderness of Mt Aspiring National Park with us and...More

Reviewed 20 November 2017

We went on the Siberia Experience yesterday & were spoilt with a beautiful clear warm day. I was lucky enough to get the front seat on the flight which meant for great views all round, although at least everyone gets a window seat. Paul our...More

Thank GunnerSurrey
SouthernAlpsAir, Owner at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience - the weather has been amazing - perfect for your day amongst the mountains of Mt Aspiring National Park and the Southern Alps. Siberia Experience is a fantastic way to see and feel the New...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017

My wife and I and a couple from Berlin, NH went down to Wanaka in January of 2011. It was high summer "down under" and we were on the South Island to fish and trek. Ron told us of the "Siberia Experience" and we book...More

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SouthernAlpsAir, Owner at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your day on the Siberia Experience. We are delighted you had a wonderful time exploring the NZ wilderness of Mt Aspiring National Park by Air, Land and water. This adventure does give a real snap-shot of the...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

We were very lucky weather wise the day we did this. Could not have asked for a nicer day. The scenic flight in is stunning. Landing in the remote Siberia valley was a novel experience. After the plane flys out you are on your own...More

Thank Chris S
SouthernAlpsAir, Pilot at Siberia Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Hi Chris S Thank you for taking time to send feedback about your experience. One of the highlights of the Siberia Experience is the remote bush walk. Walking amongst the native bush and some of New Zealand's most stunning scenery is a unique experience. Especially...More

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Hi We can operate as long we reach minimum numbers which is 4 people. Regards Nick
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Hi There Please find a description of the walk below - we suggest you need average to good fitness levels - you need to know you can walk for 3 hour with some up & down-hill sections. The walk starts at 600 meters (2000... More
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