Glenorchy Scenic Tour with Dart River Jetboat

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Highlights & inclusions

A magical full-day scenic tour
Scenic drive along the lake from Queenstown to Glenorchy
New Zealand (Kiwi) inspired morning tea
Enjoy free time in Glenorchy township
Time to grab lunch at a local Glenorchy cafe
Dart River Jetboat experience

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Sat, Jun 22, 2024

What you can expect

Your day begins with Altitude Tours begins with a spectacular scenic drive from Queenstown to Glenorchy along the lakes edge, with photo stops and entertaining stories from your local guide about the legends of Lake Whakatipu.

Experience the breathtaking beauty of New Zealand's South Island with the Glenorchy Scenic Tour and Dart River Jet Combo. This thrilling adventure, offered by Altitude Tours, combines the best of both worlds - a scenic tour of Glenorchy and an exhilarating jet boat ride on the Dart River.

Embark on a journey through the stunning landscapes of Glenorchy, known for its awe-inspiring mountains, crystal-clear lakes, and lush forests. Marvel at the dramatic scenery as you travel in a comfortable, modern vehicle, guided by knowledgeable and friendly experts. Learn about the area's rich history, fascinating Maori legends, and iconic film locations from the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

But the excitement doesn't end there. After a quick stop in Glenorchy to check out the township and grab lunch at a local cafe, strap yourself in for an adrenaline-pumping ride on the Dart River Wilderness Jet, operated by Dart River Jet. Feel the rush as you speed through narrow river channels, surrounded by towering cliffs and untouched wilderness. Hold on tight as your skilled jet boat driver performs thrilling spins and maneuvers, ensuring an unforgettable experience.

This combo tour allows you to immerse yourself in the natural wonders of New Zealand, combining the tranquility of a scenic tour with the thrill of a jet boat ride. Whether you're a nature lover, adventure seeker, or LOTR film enthusiast, the Glenorchy Scenic Tour and Dart River Jet Combo is a must-do activity in Queenstown. Book now and create memories that will last a lifetime.

The jetboat experience will finish back in Glenorchy, and from there, Dart River Adventures will transport you back to Queenstown by coach.


What you need to know

  • Please note that the Dart River Wilderness Jet jetboat is subject to availability at the time of booking and you will receive reconfirmation after you book
  • Kiwi morning tea
  • Central Queenstown Pick Up
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Two-hour jetboat experience
  • This experience starts at 9:00am (returns by 5:00pm)
  • Please be ready 10 minutes prior departure
  • Please allow approximately 8 hours for this experience
Departure Location
  • This experience departs/pick up at 9am outside Marmolada Cafe on Camp street, The Station Information Centre Queenstown, STH 9300 New Zealand
What To Bring
  • Wear comfortable shoes and a couple of top layers are advised
  • If the day looks like it would rain, a raincoat would be a good idea
  • For the jet boat ride, it is recommended to bring a warm jacket and hat, and warm gloves in the cooler months
  • Sunglasses are also recommended for the wind on the boat
  • Bring a good attitude and a fun adventurous spirit
  • Lunch not included so you can bring a small bag with food or grab some lunch at the local cafe in Glenorchy
Cancellation Policy
  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience​
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience​
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience​
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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