Dart River Jet Safaris
The Dart River Wilderness Safari allows you to discover and explore every aspect of this magnificent area through a combination of exciting wilderness jet boating, informative guided walk and picturesque back-country 4WD with RD Tours.
Surrounded by breathtaking snow-covered peaks, hidden valleys, waterfalls and glacial valleys frozen in time, you’ll be thrilled by an exciting jet boat journey navigating the ever-changing shallow channels of the Dart Rivers braided river system.
Your jet boat driver will stop along the way to highlight points of interest and discuss the natural and cultural significance of this exceptional area.
Then you meet up with RD Tours and begin your exclusive 4WD Safari through the Paradise Valley. Hear stories about the surrounding countryside stopping to view some of New Zealand’s most spectacular scenery that has formed the epic backdrop for many international movies,
including “The Lord of the Rings”:
In the heart of paradise you arrive at your private location, 1900 feet above sea level.
A picnic rug, a glass of pinot noir and a hamper full of delicious treats set the scene for a summer picnic.
Throw off the rush and bustle of daily life and indulge yourself to enjoy the chirp of crickets and the soft, sweet smell of summer grass.
Your afternoon can be a leisurely walk or energetic hike through beech forest, alpine tussock or relaxing taking in the panoramic views over Diamond Lake, Dart River and Lake Wakatipu. Further touring options across farmland to view lake birdlife, swans and paradise ducks abound or farm activities.
This is a unique exclusive package:
Your excursion with Dart River Safaris and Paradise Revisited with Private Discovery Tours, 4WD Mt Alfred and picnic gourmet lunch.
Departs Queenstown with Dart River from Queenstown Information centre Corner Camp and Shotover Street at 7.40am connects with RD Tours at Chinaman’s Bluff at 10.30am and includes a picnic lunch.
- Returns to Queenstown accommodation drop off approx 5pm.
- Duration: full day 9-10 hours
- 2 people $760 per person
- 3 people $740 per person
- 4 people $720 per person
Please contact us direct for further information about our Dart River Safaris and Private Discovery Tours Paradise Revisited tour options.
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