Dart River Combo: 'Funyak' Canoe plus Jet Boat Tour from Queenstown

Discover the untamed beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Mount Aspiring National Park on this full-day Dart River 'funyak' (inflatable canoe) and jet boat tour from Queenstown! Travel by coach to Glenorchy, where your adventure begins, and then hop aboard a jet boat and ride up the picturesque Dart River. Speeding through a landscape of outstanding natural beauty, your tour passes the 'Middle-earth' countryside that featured in the popular 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy. In a secluded stretch of the river, swap the boat for your own easy-to-handle funyak and then paddle behind your attentive guide before stopping for a picnic lunch in the great outdoors!

No previous canoeing experience is required on this tour, and your guide will paddle at a leisurely pace to suit the group.

per adult from

$366

NZD
Duration 8 hours 15 minutes
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  • What's included :
    • Round-trip transport from Queenstown
    • Jet boat ride
    • Canoe tour
    • Use of equipment: lifejacket, wetsuits and booties, fleece, dry bag
    • Lunch - Picnic lunch
    • Soft drinks, tea and coffee
    • Professional guide
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities

  • Discover an untouched world and connect with nature on this action-packed full day journey deep into the heart of Mt Aspiring National Park. If you do only one activity in Queenstown. This is it.
    Experience the exhilaration of a jet boat ride combined with a leisurely downstream float in our easy to use Funyaks (inflatable kayaks), a unique way to explore hidden side streams and a dramatic chasm inaccessible by other means. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of this untouched world at your own pace and enjoy a picnic lunch before heading through Paradise on a 4WD bus journey back to Glenorchy.
    *No experience required

    A unique journey combining kayaking with jet boating, nature, and adventure. Includes lunch! An hour of wilderness jet boating and spectacular scenery across the braided, glacier-fed Dart River to your Funyak launch site
    Professional, friendly guides take you on an inspiring adventure as you gently drift back downstream in your own Funyak. Explore hidden side-streams, rockpools and a dramatic chasm.
    Learn about the Pounamu (Greenstone) that made the Dart River a key trading route for our Nga-i Tahu ancestors, the early Ma-ori of the area.



    Stop At:

    • Dart River Adventures, 45 Mull Street Glenorchy, Queenstown 9300 New Zealand
    • Glenorchy-Queenstown Road, Mount Creighton New Zealand
    • Mount Aspiring National Park, Ballantyne Rd, Wanaka New Zealand
    • Glenorchy, Glenorchy, Otago Region, South Island
  • Departure Point :
    The Station - Home of Adventure in Queenstown, Corner of Shotover & Camp Streets, 25 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum height is 3.3 feet (1 meter)
    • Minimum age is 5 years
    • Please dress appropriately: bring swimwear, a towel and warm clothes
    • Please bring sunscreen and insect repellent
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Dart River Adventures

Activity ID: V-5627FUNYAK

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