Jet Boat Adventures on the Wairaurahiri River
Are you ready for an adventure? Join us for the Longest, Most Daring and Exhilarating Jet Boat Trip In New Zealand. $225 pp Duration 5-6 hours Jet Boat across Fiordland's Lake Hauroko and down the Wairaurahiri River - 27 Kms of Grade 3 Rock Strewn Whitewater Rapids to the Wild South Coast and Return. Activities: • Short walk to explore the Wild South coast Line (Lovely beach walk with views of Stewart Island and the Solander Islands) • Short Walk to Waitutu Virgin Podocarp Forest (Oldest Podocarp Forest in NZ) • Experience wonders of the Wild South Coast • Be Still and Hear the Call of the Wild (Native Bird Song) • Bush Style Venison BBQ Lunch; $25pp. Enquire about our special day trips to visit the Percy Burn Viaduct. On the return trip you will experience the full force of Grade 3 rapids. View the Native Orchid and Virgin Beech forest dripping with ancient mosses. For This Trip You Will Need: • Warm Clothing including Gloves • Hat Wet Weather Gear • Camera Departs Lake Hauroko 10am - Returns 4pm Approx Ideal for family, corporate, social groups and hunting / fishing trips. $250 pp + $30 Per night pp Jet Boat across Lake Hauroko and Down the Wairaurahiri River - 83 Kms of Grade 3 Rock Strewn Whitewater Rapids to the Wild South Coast. Overnight stay at Waitutu Lodge - the southern most accomodation in New Zealand. On the return trip you will experience the full force of Grade 3 rapids. Things to do: • Trout Fishing - Good Stocks for Taking • Hunting - Abundant Deer & Pig • Explore the South Coastline (Lovely views of Stewart Island and the Solander Islands) • Hike through Virgin Beech & Podocarp Forest • Stay longer and return as arranged • Trek to Percy Burn Viaduct • Relax and listen to the sounds of the Wild For This Trip You Will Need: • Warm Clothing, Gloves, Hats & Wet Weather Gear • Own Provisions & Camera For Corporate Groups, Social Clubs or Large Parties - Min 12 persons. $330 pp Duration 5-6 hours Jet Boat across Fiordland's Lake Hauroko and down the Wairaurahiri River - 27 Kms of Grade 3 Rock Strewn Whitewater Rapids to the Wild South Coast and Return. Includes: • Helicopter flight from Clifden bridge over the Hump Ridge stop at Percy Burn Viaduct then onto the Waitutu Lodge • Enjoy our Yummy Bush Style Venison BBQ Lunch • Jet Boat up the Wairaurahiri River to Lake Hauroko experiencing the full force of Grade 3 rapids • View the Native Orchid and Virgin Beech forest dripping with ancient mosses A 2 Day Hiking Plus Jet Boat Return $225 pp Day One Start from Bluecliffs Beach, Te Waewae Bay and Hike along the South Coast Track to Port Craig Village 17 kms - Track 6-7 Hrs or Low Tide Beach 5-6 Hrs Accomodation at Historic Schoolhouse. Day Two Follow the track along an historical logging tramway almost to the Wairaurahiri River. Cross the Sandhill Viaduck and the Huge Percy Burn Viaduct. Then onto the Edwin and Francis Burn Viaducts. Amazing 13 Kms - 4-5 Hrs. Meet up with the Jet Boat for a 2 Hrs of solid thrills of Grade 3 rapids. You will travel the full length of the Wairaurahiri River and across Lake Hauroko where transport will return you to Blue Cliffs. This is Southland at it's best! For This Trip You Will Need: • Warm Clothing, Gloves, Hats & Wet Weather Gear • Own Provisions & Camera One way transport $189 pp One way transport to and from The South Coast Track, Hump Ridge Track, Waitutu Lodge, Wairaurahiri Hut. Conditions Apply. For those short on time. $180 pp Duration 2-3 hours Jet Boat across Lake Hauroko and down the first and most exciting half of the Wairaurahiri River taking in 'Sparkplug' rapid and 'The Vulcans' to the 'Black Swirl Hole' and return. Great for those short on time, yet wish to experience this wild wonderland.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 12 guests
- Tours, Lessons, and Diving
- Jet Boat Tour
Paul has been driving Jet Boats for many years and is the real deal when it comes to being a real southern man. When he isn't out having a great time with his customers on the Wairaurahiri river he can be found hunting or riding a Motorbike along side his wife Gwen. Paul is the only Jet Boat operator on the Wairaurahiri River and Lake Hauroko with a 100% safety record.Biking around AustraliaFollow your famous Jet Boat driver Paul and his wife Gwen as they both ship their motorbikes over to Australia and embark on a trip that will span thousands of kilometres starting in Brisbane.
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Wheel steering
- Inboard Engine
- Fuel type: Gas
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.