Your journey begins with an exhilarating jet boat ride down the Waiau river. A picturesque spot, the Waiau river is lined by ancient beech tree forest and is the Anduin River; the great river of Middle Earth! Featured in the opening scene from The Lord of the Rings! Get the inside-story on The Lord of the Rings filming locations, and the crazy logistics involved in filming.
Experience the thrill and excitement as you cruise down the powerful, surging, Waiau River. Stop in some quiet and tranquil spots, to soak up the amazing surrounds, spot a few trout, and learn about the unique environment and fascinating history.
Suddenly, find yourself out on the breath-taking Lake Manapouri. Surrounded by mountains that have been carved by snow and ice over centuries, experience a sense of wonderment as you gaze at the magnificent mountains and sit in awe of their sheer beauty.
Get a taste of adventure as you explore the ancient surrounds with your Fiordland Jet guide. Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the area. Step back in time as you experience prehistoric crown ferns and ancient, native beech forest! Learn about indigenous Māori culture and the early pioneers of European history in New Zealand.
Book now to secure your spot on New Zealand’s most beautiful and unique experience of untouched wilderness!
FREE Parking on site
Check-in 15 minutes prior to departure at our offices
Tour Length: 2 hours
Minimum Number: From 2 people. If you would like to book a group charter, please contact us for a quote.
Timetable: Summer: 1 October - 31 March 10am, 2pm, 6pm
Winter: 1 April - 30 September 10 am and 2 pm
What we Provide:
Cold weather gear (if required)
What to Bring: For the most enjoyable experience, we recommend that you bring:
Dress warm in winter
Sunglasses all year round
Cameras are highly recommended - however all electronics are carried at your own risk
$132.00 NZD / Person $67.00 NZD / Child up to 15 years old (free for ages 5 and under) $370.00 NZD / Family Package (2 adults + 2 kids)
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