Experience one of New Zealand’s most iconic adventure activities in some of the world greatest scenery. Marvel at the power and remarkable maneuverability of New Zealand’s famous jet boat. Ride with Wana Jet and experience the water like you never have before. Picture yourself skimming across shallow water, over sand bars, through rapids and around rocks at speeds in excess of 80kph, now picture doing this down New Zealand’s swiftest river with no seat belt and no brakes; that’s one way to get your adrenaline levels through the roof.
5 - 16 years
For safety reasons our minimum ages is 2 years limit but under 16 must be accompanied by adult.
Departing from Wanaka’s waterfront enjoy a 15 minute jaunt across the lake taking in unsurpassed snow-capped mountain views, as we prepare to enter one of the world’s swiftest flowing rivers, the Clutha River. The Clutha River is famous for its crystal clear fast flowing water showing off its large partially submerged boulders. Here your expert driver will raise your excitement demonstrating the maneuverability of the jet boat pushing it to its absolute limits; skilfully navigating through shallow water, tunnels and over giant pressure waves, speeding past trees mere inches from your face disappearing in your peripheral vision.
Along the way, the driver will stop for that once in a lifetime ‘snap shot’ and provide commentary of the area and the jet boat itself. Trips can be tailor-made to suit our clients – from gentler scenic rides to ‘ALL OUT’ Jet Boat adventures raising adrenaline levels through the roof.
Wana Jet has an outstanding record of professionalism and safety with each driver undergoing a vigorous training program before their first commercial trip, so you can be assured you’re in safe hands when you’re enjoying one of the most thrilling rides of your life.
Our trip makes the best of blood pumping adrenaline along with some of the world’s best scenery in the background. Wana Jet is a must-do whilst in Wanaka, so come experience the Ultimate Adventure for yourself…
WHAT TO BRING
We'll be sure to provide the following item/s on your day out: