Waiatoto River Safari

The Waiatoto River Safari was voted as one of the best boat tours in New Zealand by Lonely Planet. Take an exciting jet boating adventure into remote backcountry

Jet Boating,

The Waiatoto River Safari is ideal for all ages, including families. We are situated on the West Coast of New Zealand between Queenstown, Wanaka, and Franz Josef & Fox Glaciers.

Take a jet boat safari on the Waiatoto River into remote backcountry that would take days to travel through by foot. If you are looking for things to do in Haast, our Waiatoto River Safari is a must-do!

When you take our tour you arrive as acquaintances and leave as friends. Find out why we are told we are the most outstanding tour and extreme value for money.

Our family-owned and operated business is rated as one of the best boat tours in NZ by Lonely Planet.

Established 1997, we are the only ocean to alps jet boat tour in New Zealand, and a must-do activity when planning your West Coast travel itinerary.

This is a premier jet boat tour that is a minimum of 2 hours and includes an optional forest stroll. Wander through 1,000-year-old Beech forest and learn about the pioneers that worked this land.

There are many photo and commentary stops on your journey up the river as the scenery changes around every corner of the river.

Your guides are deeply passionate and knowledgeable on the West Coast area. We want you to feel comfortable and relaxed with expert driving and fascinating information about this unique area.

Whatever the weather, this tour brings you a fantastic once in a lifetime experience.


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