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Waiatoto River Safari - Ocean to Alps Jet Boat

Discover Te-Wahipounamu on New Zealand’s rugged and breath-taking West Coast, with a world first Ocean to Alps Jet Boat tour...

Highlights

  • Explore the stunning West Coast with the world's first Ocean to Alps Jet Boat Tour
  • Enjoy the unique opportunity to photography spectacular scenery from the water
  • Learn about the local history and Maori legends from your local expert guide
  • Take a stroll through the forest and discover amazing native wildlife
  • The relaxed pace of the tour makes this perfect for families and those of all ages!

The wild West Coast, a remote location that has been fashioned by unyielding weather and glacial conditions, is home to some of the most devastatingly beautiful scenery in all of New Zealand.

Come with us to explore this unique slice of paradise and take it all in on our epic Ocean to Alps Jet Boat tour which takes you from the coast all the way to the mountains.

As we travel, your knowledgeable guide will inform and enthral you with the local pioneering history and Maori legends, while you sit back, enjoy and photograph this natural wonderland.

The tour is taken at a relaxed pace making it family friendly, yet it is equally thrilling and there are plenty of opportunities to sight-see, photograph or even stretch your legs on the edge of the forest before our return back to the sea!

Duration: 2.25 hours (Optional Forest Stroll Included)

Location: 1975 Haast-Jackson Bay Road, Hannahs Clearing, 19km from Haast Junction, or approx 90 minutes drive from Fox Glacier.

Adult $199.00
Child $139.00

Notes

  • Please check in for your safari at least 40 minutes before departure as departures run strictly on set times.
  • Child Age is 14 years and under. Infants under 5 years are free of charge (please book for infants under the special requirements box upon checkout).

Available Bookings from April 22 to April 28

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2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$199.00
  • Child$139.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$199.00
  • Child$139.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$199.00
  • Child$139.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$199.00
  • Child$139.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$199.00
  • Child$139.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$199.00
  • Child$139.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Romy from Germany wrote on 24 January 2018

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Great Jetboat Tourwith local guide

I had a wonderful morning in the Waiatoto River. The jet boat ride was relaxing and we got some really interessanting information about the area. The short bush walk has been really good for stretching.

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Thanks Romy for the review, great to hear you loved our tour!

David Duggleby from United Kingdom wrote on 19 April 2017

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Serenity in a hidden place

Loved the diverse scenery and changing landscapes as well as the delivery of information and great customer service given. Also good to see that some passengers had done it a year ago & wanted to share it with family. The Haast area is an enhancing place indeed. Thank you team at Wayne's Waitoto Jet Boat Safari!!

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Sue Dippl from Australia wrote on 26 January 2017

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The best

This was just the most wonderful ride in a jet boat. It was not about thrills, it was about traveling to the head of the Waiatoto River and seeing nature in all it's glory. Absolutely stunning scenery along the way. Expertly skippered by Wayne, he gives great commentary about the river and its surroundings. This trip really showcases the West Coast area. Can't recommend it highly enough.

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Sue, Thank you for your lovely review. It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed yourself so much. All the very best for the remainder of your holiday. Kind regards, Ruth and Wayne.

Petr from Czech Republic wrote on 25 March 2019

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Just awesome

It was great back country experience. Really enjoyed the trip. Thanks for the memories Ruth & Wayne.

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Thank you Petr. So pleased to hear you gained good memories. That is what our tour is all about. Kind regards, Ruth and Wayne.

Simone Stuermer from Germany wrote on 18 February 2019

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You should do it

Not only thrills, untouched nature, detailed informations from very friendly Ruth ...wonderful...

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Thanks Simone! It was a pleasure to meet you and I am very happy you enjoyed your time with us, the river and the mountains. All the best for your travels. Ruth.

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