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Dart River 'Funyak' Canoe and Jet Boat Tour from Queenstown

From US$257.50
Highlights
  • Dart River tour by jet boat and funyak
  • See gorgeous scenery in Mount Aspiring National Park
  • High-speed jet boat trip up the Dart River
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Dart River 'Funyak' Canoe and Jet Boat Tour from Queenstown
From US$257.50
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Dart River 'Funyak' Canoe and Jet Boat Tour from Queenstown
From US$257.53
Overview
Cruise the Dart River by jet boat and ‘funyak’ inflatable canoe on a full-day tour of Mount Aspiring National Park. You’ll start with an energetic, high-speed ride up the Dart River, then use the easy-to-maneuver funyaks to explore hidden streams, rock pools, and chasms. With more time to experience the Dart River’s nature and wildlife than a jet boat-only tour, this includes a buffet lunch in Mount Aspiring National Park.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your Queenstown hotel for the trip to Glenorchy, then get suited up with a lifejacket, wetsuit, fleece, and drybag for the jet boat trip up the Dart River.

Hold on tight as you maneuver the river’s twists and turns, with a guide to point out the landmarks of Mount Aspiring National Park. One you’re deep inside the wilderness, trade the jet boat for an inflatable canoe that seats two or three people.

Paddling a funyak, you can get into places too narrow and shallow for jet boats, exploring the nooks and crannies that make the Dart River so beautiful. Pull to the edge of the water for a buffet lunch served in a grassy clearing, then keep paddling through scenic terrain, watching for native birds and animals at the edge of the water. This Dart River tour concludes with return transfer to your original departure point.
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Awesome activity

This was by one of the funnest activities that we participated in and it was our first time in a wetsuit. The jetboat ride was fun and interesting. They do donuts on the water and you spent a lot of time trying to figure out...More

Thank Todd C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Awesome

Did the funyaks with wife and eldest son, it was an awesome experience and one I will always remember. The guides were very professional and our safety seemed to be of utmost importance. The day started cold but with all the gear provided we were...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
If you have a "light option" to cancel, do it and get your money back. Not worth it unless you have perfect weather.

I work in the travel industry and I'll make sure all of the tour operators I would with do not associate with this company. I've also been on many tours throughout our two weeks in New Zealand and this was my worst experience on the...More

1  Thank suzparktravels
Reviewed 6 days ago
What a great way to spend a day on the river

Bus picked me up in Queenstown, and Ernie, our bus driver, was a great host for the trip to Glenorchy. Kitted out in our gear for the trip and down to the wharf to the jet boats. What an amazing river and scenery. Once we...More

Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 1 week ago
A relaxing activity which allowed sufficient time to take in the spectacular mountain scenery

My wife and I opted for this Dart river experience over white water rafting as we wanted a full day’s outing that provided more time to enjoy and appreciate the mountain vistas without the need to constantly focus on what lay ahead. After a 50min...More

1  Thank Stuart M
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Quynh L
9 April 2018|
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Response from nutymama | Reviewed this property |
I think that is probably too young. I believe they have an age limit.
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