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Siberia Wilderness Adventure
Let Wilkin River Jets and Backcountry Helicopters take you on a personal wilderness journey deep into the ‘timeless land’ of Makarora, situated close to Wanaka New Zealand.
 
We promise an unforgettable wilderness adventure.

 

 

  Packages
Jet Boat Wanaka
Jet boating within the World Heritage listed Mt Aspiring National Park. 50 minutes of New Zealand's most exhilerating shallow water jet boating - amongst the ancient river valleys and snow capped mountains of the Mt Aspiring National Park - a World Heritage Area! Brand new fleet of boats that can spin on a dime. Bring a towel and a swimsuit and take a plunge. Experience the ultimate in shallow water jet boating, skimming along in just inches of water on the mighty Wilkin and Makarora Rivers. Learn about the history and geology of the stunning Makarora and Wanaka region with an informative commentary from our experienced drivers. Enjoy 50km of New Zealand wilderness river jet boating amidst native beech forest, pristine river valleys and rugged ice capped mountains.
 
no. package price
1. Requested number of adults NZ$ 110.00
2. Requested number of children NZ$ 57.00
Heli-Jet Combo
Combine two of the best ... and enjoy a spectacular 15 minute helicopter flight amongst snow capped mountains, glacial lakes and native beech forest of the Mt Aspiring National Park. Then rendevous with Wilkin River Jets for a thrilling jet boat ride on the glacial fed waters of the Wilkin And Makarora rivers back to base. Enjoy an amazing scenic helicopter ride and commentary with pilot and local legend Harvey Hutton. Carve around peaks and ridges of snow-covered mountains with views of stunning aquamarine glacial lakes, all in the safety and comfort of our Hughes 500D helicopter. Feel the spray in your face with 25 km of high speed jet boating on New Zealand’s finest wilderness rivers, the Wilkin and Makarora.
 
no. package price
1. Requested number of adults NZ$ 385.00
2. Requested number of children NZ$ 290.00
Scenic Helicopter Ride
Fly further - see more! Departing from Makarora to Mount Aspiring or Milford Sound your flight with Backcountry Helicopters will showcase more glaciers en route through the ancient river valleys of the World Heritage listed Mount Aspiring and Fiorldland National Parks. Wild deer and chamois are often sighted.
 
no. package price
1. Requested number of people - World Heritage Ride (20 mins- min 2 people) NZ$ 340.00
2. Requested number of people - Mt Aspiring (60 mins- min 2 people) NZ$ 620.00
Siberia Wilderness Adventure - Extended
Start with a 50min epic helicopter flight over the majestic Mt Aspiring National Park taking in aerial views of the multitude of glaciers and glacial lakes that abide in the park en-route to the icon of the Southern Alps - Mt Aspiring. Includes one alpine landing for that photo opportunity of a life time. Land in the remote SIberia Valley and enjoy a 3 hour wilderness walk on a well marked track. Rendevouz with Wilkin River Jets for a thrilling and informative river jet safari on two wilderness rivers, back to base. The Ultimate Wilderness Adventure package – If you are looking for that must do activity in New Zealand- this is it! Low+ / Med energy level
 
no. package price
1. Requested number of adults NZ$ 620.00
2. Requested number of children NZ$ 300.00
Siberia Wilderness Adventure
A 20 min helicopter flight - a 3 hour walk - a 30 min jet boat ride. Start your experience in Makarora with a scenic helicopter flight taking in aerial views of the towering ice carved mountains and glaciers. Land in the remote Siberia Valley and enjoy a relaxing 3 hour walk on a well marked track. Rendezvous for a fast-paced return jet boat ride through the icy blue waters of the Wilkin and Makarora Rivers. Low+/Med - energy level
 
no. package price
1. Requested number of adults NZ$ 385.00
2. Requested number of Children NZ$ 290.00
Jumboland Wilderness Adventure
Rated by customers as the best walk in Mt Aspiring National Park. A 20 min helicopter flight - a 4 hour walk - a 30 min jet boat ride. Start your epic wilderness trekking and hiking experience with a spectacular World Heritage helicopter ride deep into Mt Aspiring National Park. Carve around ice carved mountains and glacial lakes, sweep into river valleys and enjoy an informative commentary with pilot and local legend, Harvey Hutton. Interact with nature and enjoy 4 hours of trekking and hiking in the remote, un-touched native New Zealand rainforest running alongside the Wilkin River, offering some of the best fishing in the National Park. Rendezvous with the Wilkin River jet and enjoy a thrilling high speed river safari on two stunning New Zealand wilderness rivers, arriving home at Makarora. Medium/High - energy level
 
no. package price
1. Requested number of adults NZ$ 385.00
2. Requested number of childred NZ$ 290.00
Siberia Experience
A 4 hour wilderness experience with Wilkin River Jets and Southern Alps Air. Same walk and jet boat component as the Siberia Wilderness Adv but your scenic flight will be with Southern Alps Air - fixed wing (plane). One river crossing at the start of the walk. Note: Two separate payments will be required for the flight and jet boat component. SAA also provide water shoes to cross the river or bring your own. WRJ provide the JB service only for this activity-please check in with Southern Alps Air when you have completed your activity.
 
no. package price
1. Requested number of adults NZ$ 355.00
2. Requested number of children NZ$ 290.00
  Product Category
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  Product Reference
Product Name Siberia Wilderness Adventure
Address Makarora, Haast Pass Highway, Wanaka
Lake Wanaka
South Island, New Zealand
Contact #1
Email info@wilkinriverjets.co.nz
Phone +64 3 443 8351
Fax +64 3 443 8351
   
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