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FAQ’S2019-09-14T01:38:36+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

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GENERAL PRICING & BOOKING

JET BOAT

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time for check in. Your Jet Boat tour include 60 minutes on the water however we do recommend to allow 90 minutes. We do our very best to run to a strict schedule however timings are always approximate due to group numbers or conditions.

Part of the fun with Jet boating is the spray, therefore during some of our high speed manoeuvres you may get a little wet. We can provide spray jackets to wear under your life jacket to keep you mostly dry and warm. If you particularly concerned about getting a little wet we would recommend that you sit the centre seats of the boat. Please note however, we can’t guarantee seating.

We operate every day of the year except Christmas Day. Our trips are run frequently throughout the day however exact times change from Winter to Summer, please check our Book Now section for exact trip departures.

On our trip, there are many fantastic photo opportunities so yes camera may be brought on board, however these are at your own risk. With jet boating, there is a risk of getting slightly wet therefore we can take no responsibility for any damage. During your trip you are required to hold on so cameras that can be stored on pockets or are attached to you are best.

Jet boating should not make you feel seasick. Wana Jet goes down the river where it is calmest even when the lake is rough.

No matter on the time of year, we recommend you book prior to arrival, especially in peak periods to avoid an unnecessary delay or disappointment. You can check seat availability and make a Booking Online or call our Team on 0800 WANA JET (0800 92 62 53).

JET SKI

Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time for check in. Your Jet Boat tour include 60 minutes on the water however we do recommend to allow 90 minutes. We do our very best to run to a strict schedule however timings are always approximate due to group numbers or conditions.

Part of the fun with Jet Skiing is the spray, therefore during some of your high speed manoeuvres you may get a little wet. Also depending on how you drive is how wet you will get.

We operate every day of the year except Christmas Day. Our trips are run frequently throughout the day however exact times change from Winter to Summer, please check our Book Now section for exact trip departures.

On our trip, there are many fantastic photo opportunities so yes camera may be brought on board, however these are at your own risk. With jet boating, there is a risk of getting slightly wet therefore we can take no responsibility for any damage. During your trip you are required to hold on so cameras that can be stored on pockets or are attached to you are best.

Unfortunately for safety reasons are jet skis are only to be used under our Jet Ski Tours with your guides supervision.

No matter on the time of year, we recommend you book prior to arrival, especially in peak periods to avoid an unnecessary delay or disappointment. You can check seat availability and make a Booking Online or call our Team on 0800 WANA JET (0800 92 62 53).

No you do not require a special licence. However we do require all drivers are 18 years plus unless accompanied by a parent/legal guardian (the driving age then becomes 15 years plus.) All drivers will be given a safety briefing plus terms and conditions that must be followed.

FLY BOARD

Yes, the minimum weight is 45kg and the maximum weight is 150kg.

The minimum age requirement for a person to try flyboarding is 15 years old. However, persons who are younger are allowed to fly with a signed waiver form from a parent or legal guardian. People as young as 10 years old and weighing at least 45kg can try flyboarding.

Most people are up and flying within 10 minutes with a Flyboard Certified Instructor. Your flight experience may vary depending on your ability to execute your flight instructors directions, but most are performing basic maneuvers and flying up to heights of 3-5m in a 30 minute session.

Absolutely not. We do encourage our riders to be able to at least swim as this may give them more confidence in the water however a life jacket will be used at all times so even non swimmers would be welcome.

No matter on the time of year, we recommend you book prior to arrival, especially in peak periods to avoid an unnecessary delay or disappointment. You can check seat availability and make a Booking Online or call our Team on 0800 WANA JET (0800 92 62 53).

WATER SPORTS

You will need to bring your togs/swim wear and a towel. Lakeland Wanaka provides wetsuits (if wanted), life jackets and the water sports equipment.

We have no minimum age requirement for a person to try any water sports. However, persons who are younger than 15 years need a signed waiver form from a parent or legal guardian.

Absolutely not. We do encourage our riders to be able to at least swim as this may give them more confidence in the water however a life jacket will be used at all times so even non swimmers would be welcome.

No matter on the time of year, we recommend you book prior to arrival, especially in peak periods to avoid an unnecessary delay or disappointment. You can check seat availability and make a Booking Online or call our Team on 0800 WANA JET (0800 92 62 53).

BOAT HIRE

Our hire boat is limited to 8 people on board, this includes the driver and any children infants etc.

Fuel usage will depend on how you drive like any other vehicle. At a general cruising speed of 40 kph you will typically burn 20 – 25 litres per hour.

No you do not need a licence. However you do need to understand Maritime and Navigation Rules and Bylaws.

No matter on the time of year, we recommend you book prior to arrival, especially in peak periods to avoid an unnecessary delay or disappointment. You can check seat availability and make a Booking Online or call our Team on 0800 WANA JET (0800 92 62 53).

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