Pure Wilderness

The only ride of its kind!

Jet boat down the Waiau River, onto Lake Manapouri, amongst the ancient surrounds of Fiordland National Park. 

Enjoy the thrill of jet boating down the majestic trout filled Waiau River, to the serene Lake Manapouri, step foot into Fiordland National Park and learn all about this unique location.

Your journey begins with an exhilarating jet boat ride down the Waiau river. A picturesque spot, the Waiau river is lined by ancient beech tree forest and is the Anduin River; the great river of Middle Earth! Featured in the opening scene from The Lord of the Rings! Get the inside-story on The Lord of the Rings filming locations, and the crazy logistics involved in filming.

Experience the thrill and excitement as you cruise down the powerful, surging, Waiau River. Stop in some quiet and tranquil spots, to soak up the amazing surrounds, spot a few trout, and learn about the unique environment and fascinating history.

Suddenly, find yourself out on the breath-taking Lake Manapouri. Surrounded by mountains that have been carved by snow and ice over centuries, experience a sense of wonderment as you gaze at the magnificent mountains and sit in awe of their sheer beauty.

Get a taste of adventure as you explore the ancient surrounds with your Fiordland Jet guide. Learn about the unique flora and fauna of the area. Step back in time as you experience prehistoric crown ferns and ancient, native beech forest, unchanged for 80 million years! Learn about indigenous Māori culture and the early pioneers of European history in New Zealand.

Allow 2 hours to experience this thrilling and informative jet boat trip!

Includes Te Anau Departure and Return.

Book now to secure your spot and experience one of New Zealand’s most exciting and unique experiences of untouched wilderness!

Other options include returing by Float Plane $289 or mountain biking on the Lake 2 Lake trail $199

For departures within 2 hours, please contact our office directly 0800 253 829


Pure Wilderness

Allow 2 Hours

Minimum Numbers:
2 people

Retail rate:
Adults $139
Children (5 - 15 yrs) $70

Summer: 1 October to 30 April
10am, 2pm, 6pm

Other departure times available upon request. Please contact our office. 
0800 253 826

Winter: 1 May to 30 September
10 am and 2 pm

FJet provides Life Jacket, Spray coat, secure area for baggage, and a warm hat if required.
Please dress warm in winter and bring sunglasses all year round, if possible.

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