Glacier Jet

The ultimate half day wilderness jet boat, and helicopter adventure. See hanging glaciers, LOTR & Hobbit film locations, ice carved landscapes and enjoy a wilderness walk in the Matukituki Valley: gateway to the Mount Aspiring National Park.


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This is a great opportunity to capture a close up look at the huge glacial area beneath Mount Aspiring with this unique combination of jet boating, helicopter flight, and wilderness walk.

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Board the helicopter from the river bank for a scenic helicopter flight. See hanging valleys where glaciers once lay and waterfalls that cascade from under giants of ice into the streams and rivers that feed into the Matukituki River.

During this unique New Zealand glacier tour experience a high altitude snow landing overlooking Mount Aspiring. Disembark the helicopter for photos before flying down into the Matukituki Valley to join the guided wilderness walk and return leg of the Jet Boat Journey.


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Glacier Jet, Departures from 99 Ardmore, Wanaka town, Wanaka, 9305, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
Summer departures 10am and 1.00pm closed christmas day / winter departures 11am
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $759.00
(14 year(s) and under)
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