Qualmark Enviro Award Silver Visitor Activity

jetboat & wilderness walk

  • Jetboat

    Jet boat 

    Jet boat the Matukituki River - the most spectacular glacier fed river in New Zealand...

  • Wilderness Walk

    Wilderness Walk

    Walk through an ancient forest to a waterfall in an area so serene and special you won't want to leave. 50 mins, suitable all fitness levels

  • Glaciers


    Avalanche Glacier towers in view, waterfalls tumbling from beneath the ice to the valley below. Walk in awe beneath this Glacier giant during the summer months

jetboat & wilderness walk

We take you to the places you oughta see, on more than a jet boat ride!


  • Need we say more!
  • What a place!
  • Powder shots below Treble Cone with River Journeys, Awesome!
  • This place is my Temple.
  • Ain’t No Place I’d Rather Be, Mount Aspiring and some of her many Glaciers!
  • River Journeys, Life is good!
  • You have to do this one Folks!
  • You look good on the dance floor!
  • This is jet boating Wanaka River Journeys style!
  • Walking on water!
  • We remember your smiles!
  • Every day is a good day, I remember your smile!
  • Love at first sight!
  • Glacial waters of the Matukituki Valley!
  • Glacial waters of the Matukituki Valley
  • Awesome folks, Just awesome!
  • Walking through this wonderland with your Guide
  • Back at the Bridge, happy people!
  • Back at the bridge, awesome!

To book

"Mo te Tangata mo te Whenua" - It's about the people, it's about the place

Come with us deep into the Matukituki Valley on the most exciting half day jet boating adventure in New Zealand beneath the breathtaking scenery of mountains and glaciers, Lord of the Rings and Hobbit locations, into World Heritage Mount Aspiring National Park.

Deep in the mountains leave the jet boat for a 50 minute walk into real New Zealand wilderness through moss covered forest, waterfalls and glacier fed streams. Walk in awe beneath Avalanche Glacier when conditions permit, hear the stories of this unique ice carved landscape and see photo opportunities not to miss….The only jet boat company to see Mount Aspiring and Glaciers- make Wanaka River journeys number one on your list of things to do while visiting Queenstown and Wanaka.

Half Day

Want to explore MORE?

Check-out these great activities which link in with the jet boat & wilderness walk on the same day: Glacier helicopter Flight-  4WD safari

What you should bring

  • Warm jacket
  • Sturdy footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Water and Snacks if required

What we supply

  • Courtesy shuttle
  • Lifejackets and wet weather gear
  • Hats and gloves in winter


  • Summer September - May 10am & 1pm

Departures- from outside i-SITE- 99 Ardmore Street Wanaka, long term car parking on the edge of the lake opposite the big, green parkland

  Adult Child (4-14yrs) Family (2A 2C)  
Jet Boat & Wilderness Walk $239 $139 $649 Book

Prices from 01 October 2016 to 30 September 2017.

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