Take a scenic Jet Boat ride along the Dart River, surrounded by the towering mountains and beautiful wilderness of Mt Aspiring National Park.
Stroll through ancient forests, unchanged for 80 million years. Experience informative and entertaining commentary on the area and its rich history and learn about the search for highly prized Pounamu (Greenstone) by the early Maori tribes. Journey by back road to Paradise, and explore a region filled with spectacular vistas used as the backdrop for various films including the
Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
Take a True Off-Road Adventure
Take a true off-road adventure in a Safari-equipped 4WD vehicle. Explore the breathtaking, diverse scenery on offer in the Wakatipu Basin, travel through Historic Arrowtown and try your hand at panning for gold in the river.
Experience the thrill of 4WD river crossings through the Arrow River, and view the stunning lake and mountain views from the Remarkables
Road and the Skippers Canyon Saddle.
Visit striking scenery used in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, including the Misty Mountains, the Pillars of the Kings and the
Ford of Bruinen.
Your Full Day Adventure Activity:
- 7.45am: Pick up from Queenstown accommodation by Dart River Jet Safaris, with scenic transfer to Glenorchy.
- About 60 minutes Jet boat ride, 20-40 minute guided forest walk & 40-50 minute back country drive through Paradise before scenic return transfer to Queenstown. Lunch may be purchased in Glenorchy
- 1.45pm: Transfer onto Nomad Safaris
Scenic 4WD tour around the Wakatipu Basin with river crossings and stops for commentary and photos. Afternoon Tea included
- 5.30pm: Drop off at Queenstown accommodation