Explore Glenorchy your way and discover an untouched world!
Dart River Adventures is the only operator in the pristine Dart River Valley, offering a diverse range of adventures from jet boating to kayaking and horse riding from the frontier township of Glenorchy, 45 minutes from Queenstown.
Journey from the head of the mighty Lake Whakatipu deep into the natural wonderland of Mount Aspiring National Park where myth, heritage and fantasy come to life. Escape the crowds in Queenstown and immerse yourself in some of the world’s most stunning but little known areas as your explore an untouched world, inaccessible by other means. Transport from Queenstown available.
Funyaks is an unmissable experience with the exhilaration of a one hour wilderness jet boat ride combined with a leisurely downstream float on our easy to use Funyaks (inflatable kayaks) where you’ll explore dramatic chasms and hidden side streams. Enjoy a gourmet buffet lunch followed by a 4 wheel drive coach ride through movie locations used in Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit.
No time for Funyaking? Wilderness Jet is the perfect half-day adventure with a spectacular, scenic jet boat journey deep into Mount Aspiring National Park. Includes a short walk where you’ll learn about the flora, fauna and rich history of the area as well as a 4 wheel drive coach rider through the above movie locations.
Water activities not your thing? Enjoy a gentle horse ride instead through breath taking scenery in the stunning Dart Valley. 1 hour and 2 hour options available.
Whatever way you choose to explore Glenorchy, Dart River Adventures promises an unforgettable adventure.