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Private Tour: Waiatoto Jet Boat River Safari from Haast provided by Waiatoto River Safari

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Private Tour: Waiatoto Jet Boat River Safari from Haast

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You'll start at
1975 Haast-Jackson Bay Road
1975 Haast-Jackson Bay Road, Jackson Bay 7886, New ZealandLast building on left in Hannahs Clearing. Park on main road by 'open' sign.
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    Waiatoto River Safari
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
    Our owner operator's Ruth and Wayne will meet you and guide you through the area, life here in a pristine environment. Unesco World Heritage National Park.
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You'll end at
1975 Haast-Jackson Bay Road
1975 Haast-Jackson Bay Road, Jackson Bay 7886, New ZealandLast building on left in Hannahs Clearing. Park on main road by 'open' sign.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1975 Haast-Jackson Bay Road, Jackson Bay 7886, New Zealand
Duration
2h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Warm Wollen Jacket available
  • Gumboots (rubber footware) if required
  • Insect repellent
  • Life Jackets
  • Roof on the boat if raining
  • Natural History commentary
  • Postcard souvenir
  • Multiple photography stops
  • Entry/Admission - Waiatoto River Safari
Exclusions
  • Snacks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Extra passengers accepted over 8 people up to 15 people. Please enquire at the time of booking.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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HollyFan wrote a review Jul 2018
Cronulla, Australia453 contributions152 helpful votes
Booked this as a surprise for my husbands birthday and it was lots of fun and very informative. Very cold but Wayne made sure that we were well protected from Weather and danger! Well worth the money
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Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from Ruth-Wayne, Owner at Private Tour: Waiatoto Jet Boat River Safari from Haast
Responded 2 Aug 2018
So pleased you had a great time. The big woollen jackets are certainly a great thing to take along if it is cold, which it sometimes can be, since we go up into the Mountains. We always suggest to dress well, with layers, but we are always careful to make sure everyone is comfortable when they are on the boat. Great to hear you felt it was value for money, that is our aim that everyone feels they have had value and that they have enjoyed the very best we have on offer here, in our remote part of NZ. All the best, Ruth and Wayne.
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Phil wrote a review Jan 2018
Greater Melbourne, Australia19 contributions5 helpful votes
This was possibly one of our most memorable activities on the South Island. Ruth was the consummate guide and jet boat pilot. The trip was a blast but was also educational. Being a passenger on the jet boat was a lot of fun. Absolutely breathtaking scenery as we made our way
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Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from Ruth-Wayne, Owner at Private Tour: Waiatoto Jet Boat River Safari from Haast
Responded 19 Jan 2018
Thanks team for your very complimentary comments. We both really enjoy meeting people and showing off our stunning back yard. The jet boat is an amazing craft and is really the best way to access the remote river. Enjoy the rest of NZ. Kind regards, Ruth.
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By: Waiatoto River Safari
christophersQ7658OT
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Great hosts, great experience, go for it!
An exciting and enlightening experience, exploring in small groups areas of great natural beauty. Wayne's experienc
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kevinmR450EV
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Wayne's Waiatoto world
This is about Wayne escorting interested tourists up the Waitoto to understand more of the nature and ecology along
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simontrant
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A fantastic experience and one not to be missed
We were very fortunate as there were only three of us plus our expert driver and naturalist, Wayne, in the boat. Th
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KiwiTraveller72
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Highlight of our West Coast trip
A fantastic trip - we were lucky as there were only two of us on the boat trip, so there was lots of opportunity to
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thisismyreview
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Fantastic fun and really informative
We were a group of five, including young children, and we all loved the experience. Wayne was hugely knowledgeable
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dee6jay
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Best jet boat trip in NZ!
If you only do one jet boat trip then do this one. More than just a quick blast up and down Wayne takes you all the
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timmora
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Spectacular scenery
Great trip. Wonderful friendly driver. Amazing scenery. Lots of interesting information. Very safe trip.
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Lesley C
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What a trip
Although it was not a private trip we were the only 2 that morning. It was a beautiful day to be on the river and
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napabema
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Great trip
If you are expecting a touristy jet boat ride where they fling you around and ride close to the cliff wall, this is
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MomAndAll
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Must do!
Ruth was the perfectly polite and friendly Kiwi at check-in, and Wayne was the perfect combination of humor and kno
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Abandkaren
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Stunning scenery
A great way to experience the NZ back country, such a personal tour with plenty of local knowledge, particularly th
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Franzson
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Great tour!
Had read about this in Lonely P. and thought we give it a try. Really enjoyed the trip. Booked it just in the morni
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maxminshull
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Summer Cloudy Trip
Great trip with Wayne. Very cool area of the country. I constantly pressed him with questions and he had all the an
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VintagePR
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Exciting safari, worth visiting Haast
We enjoyed the Waiatoto river safari with Wayne. The boat safari is an excellent way to explore the wilderness of H
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Kathee M
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Don't miss this! It was a highlight of our NZ trip.
Navigating up the crystal clear Waiatoto River in a jet boat was just one memorable part of this amazing adventure.
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