Nz glenorchy jet boat national park family see and do active
Nz glenorchy jet boat national park view family see and do active
Nz glenorchy guided walk national park family see and do active
Nz glenorchy guide view national park family see and do active

Discover the Te Wai Pounamu World Heritage Site by jet boat

Travel through the heart of Mount Aspiring National Park. Amidst the Dart River Valley where myth, heritage and fantasy come to life, you will explore film locations from the Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.

Departing from Glenorchy, you will boost off for an hour-long jet boat ride through braided, glacier-fed rivers into the Te Wai Pounamu World Heritage area. Hold on tight, especially for the exhilarating 360-degree spins. Your experienced guide will share stories of the rich history, the Greenstone trail and Maori legends.

It’s time to stretch your legs, you will then walk through an ancient beech tree forest, which is more than 80 million years old. This forest is also known as “Middle Earth” because of the movie scenes filmed here. This wilderness experience is suitable for children over 5 years with a minimum height of 100 centimetres.

A company that has been operating from Glenorchy for 25 years. They are passionate about the environment and are making a difference by supporting the Routeburn Dart Wildlife Trust. Projects include protecting the Paradise Forest Reserve and planting 1,000 native seedlings each year.

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