Discover the idyllic landscapes of the Mount Aspiring National Park, where filming for the Lord of the Rings took place, on this action-packed half-day tour from Wanaka. Zip along the Matukituki River on a jet boat, admire spectacular views of Lake Wanaka and Mount Aspiring, then hike past forests and waterfalls to see the Avalanche Glacier.
Half-Day Mount Aspiring National Park Jet Boat and Wilderness Walk from Wanaka
Speed along the Matukituki River on an exhilarating jet-boat ride
Enjoy a 50-minute guided hike around the Avalanche Glacier
See Mount Aspiring, Lake Wanaka, and Lord of the Rings filming locations
Easy level tour suitable for participants of average fitness
Small-group tour limited to 10 people ensures a personalized experience
i-SITE Information Centre (Arrive 20 minutes before departure.)
Returns to original departure point
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Minimum age is 4 years
Maximum is 10 people per booking
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Viator Traveler's Reviews
, Apr 2018
This tour was a lot of fun and the guide was lovely. However, it is overpriced. It would be good to extend the tour for an extra hour and do a longer walk. The jet boat was great and I had full trust in the guide's skills.