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Summer Packraft Special

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Summer Packraft Special

 

Wanaka River Journeys has created a "NEW" Packraft & Wilderness Walk adventure for the 2020 - 2021 summer. Come join us on this exciting adventure of a lifetime, paddling one of New Zealand’s most spectacular mountain rivers.  

Location: Matukituki River, Mount Aspiring National Park

Start your action packed day with a scenic shuttle drive around the shores of lake Wanaka, deep into the mountains of middle earth.

Your guide will then take you down the Matukituki River (grade 1-2) where you will ride the wave trains and paddle into calm eddies to surround yourself in nature in a valley so breathtaking you won't want to leave. 

Break up your trip downstream by stopping to enjoy a picnic lunch beneath the towering mountains before heading on foot into the forest to explore a glacier fed waterfall. 

By the time the day is done on the water, your guide will have you paddling like a pro.  

This really is the perfect mix of fun, excitement and adventure in the most beautiful landscape there is.

You MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM & not suitable for pregnant women

This is an ADVENTURE ACTIVITY, see our FITNESS REQUIREMENTS and other information by clicking the 'FIND OUT MORE' button below:

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Schedule

Departures:
09:00 am from outside of the iSITE (be there 10 minutes beforehand)
Allow Full day

Our groups are small so make sure you book in advance.

Minimum numbers required for this tour, so if you are on your own give us a call.

 

We use Alpacka Rafts which are lots of fun, extremely stable and easy to paddle however you MUST be able to swim. Check out our video for a taste of this COOL NEW activity:

Summer Packraft Special

 

Wanaka River Journeys has created a "NEW" Packraft & Wilderness Walk adventure for the 2020 - 2021 summer. Come join us on this exciting adventure of a lifetime, paddling one of New Zealand’s most spectacular mountain rivers.  

Location: Matukituki River, Mount Aspiring National Park

Start your action packed day with a scenic shuttle drive around the shores of lake Wanaka, deep into the mountains of middle earth.

Your guide will then take you down the Matukituki River (grade 1-2) where you will ride the wave trains and paddle into calm eddies to surround yourself in nature in a valley so breathtaking you won't want to leave. 

Break up your trip downstream by stopping to enjoy a picnic lunch beneath the towering mountains before heading on foot into the forest to explore a glacier fed waterfall. 

By the time the day is done on the water, your guide will have you paddling like a pro.  

This really is the perfect mix of fun, excitement and adventure in the most beautiful landscape there is.

You MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM & not suitable for pregnant women

This is an ADVENTURE ACTIVITY, see our FITNESS REQUIREMENTS and other information by clicking the 'FIND OUT MORE' button below:

Find out more 

Schedule

Departures:
09:00 am from outside of the iSITE (be there 10 minutes beforehand)
Allow Full day

Our groups are small so make sure you book in advance.

Minimum numbers required for this tour, so if you are on your own give us a call.

 

We use Alpacka Rafts which are lots of fun, extremely stable and easy to paddle however you MUST be able to swim. Check out our video for a taste of this COOL NEW activity:

Reviews

Best in New Zealand

Thrilling, spectacular scenery, off the beaten path! River Journeys takes you places you can only get with these jet boats as the river gets very shallow and th...

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MinnesotaLaurie

1 week ago

Fabulous jetboat/kayak trip.

If you want to do one extraordinary thing on the South Island of New Zealand this should be it. The scenery is staggering and the guides are knowledgeable and f...

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marty418

1 week ago

The absolute best!

Wow what an experience. Such an exciting way to enjoy raw nature at its best. This is a must do experience while visiting wanaka. From the thrilling ride to the...

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vipspa2016

1 week ago

A thrilling experience

Excellent jet boat journey with stunning scenery and informative guide. Enjoyed the exciting ride and the wilderness walk. We learnt so much about the local geo...

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Elaine0505

1 week ago

A highlight

My husband and I did the full day of jet boat, nature walking and pack rafting (kayaking) with Courtney while we were in Wanaka. It was definitely a highlight o...

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Alex C

1 week ago

Great trip!

Awesome day! Whole family (2 adults & 3 children - 10, 12 & 14) had a great day. Great combination of jet boating, walking and pack rafting. Stunning scenery. G...

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ANKA

1 week ago

Highlight of Visit to New Zealand

The guide was fantastic and the views exceptional. Yes it was a sassy jet boat ride with 360 degree turns and such ...but it was much much more! The walk throug...

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Marianne G

1 week ago

Absolute bliss

One of the best organised days out I've had so far in New Zealand. I've never been on a jet boat and absolutely loved it. It was so much fun and on top we recei...

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Stefflin

1 week ago