Dart River Adventures

Dart River Adventures combines breathtaking world heritage area scenery, exciting braided river jet boating, Maori heritage and inspiring adventure.

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Your Wilderness Jet is an exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park with the only jet boat operator allowed on the Dart River. The sheer diversity of what’s on offer means you experience a unique combination of breathtaking scenery matched with exciting jet boating on braided, glacier-fed rivers. Highly informative guides add the personal touch, talking about the area’s history, the Greenstone trail and Māori legends. Walk amongst ancient beech forest unchanged for 80 million years and view the scenic backgrounds for many Middle Earth movie scenes. An authentic New Zealand experience in an untouched world.

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Physical address

Dart River Adventures, 45 Mull Street, Glenorchy, Queenstown, 9348, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Departs Daily - 7:40am and 11:40am from the Queenstown Information Centre - OR - 9am and 1pm from the Dart Visitor Centre, Glenorchy
Months of operation:
All months of the year

Facilities and Features

Proximity to town:
Glenorchy is approximately a 45 minute drive from Queenstown or you can take our courtesy coach which departs the Queenstown Information Centre.

Pricing and Conditions

  High season Low season
  (Oct - Mar) (Apr - Sep)
Adult $279.00 $259.00
(14 year(s) and under)
$185.00 $159.00
Age restriction:
Other charges:
Family rate $677 (low season), $737 (high season)
Further pricing information:
Infants (3-4 years) can travel on the Wilderness Jet free of charge. Minimum child height of 1 metre applies irrespective of child age.

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