Glacier River Safari

This full day jetboat and off road experience explores Wanaka’s best kept secret the mighty Matukituki Valley 

Thrilling half day Jet Boating adventure on the Matukituki River past spectacular glaciers,  Lord of the Rings film locations deep into Mount Aspiring National Park, World Heritage area .Enjoy a relaxed riverbank picnic lunch before your 4WD arrives to collect you for an exciting off road safari exploring the  private backroads of iconic West Wanaka High Country Station sheep, cattle and deer farm. Easy alpine nature walks, jaw-dropping scenery and fascinating tales of this iconic property’s historical past. Plus give back by helping with our predator control project along the way.



Adult: $599 per person
Child: $409 per person
Minimum of 2 people needed to run the trip

Group Pricing
For large groups please contact us

Please note: A surcharge of 15% applies on public holidays20



  • Experience our spectacular Wild Hills Safari
  • Thrilling half day jetboat adventure
  • Pure wilderness walking – no houses, no people
  • Delicious riverside picnic lunch


Suitable for:
Those who enjoy making the most of a day full of action and adventure in Wānaka

Time of year:
1st October – 30th April

Allow 8 hours


  • Wanaka River Journeys Jetboat and Wilderness Walk
  • Expert local guides.
  • Ridgeline Wild Hills Safari
  • Hiking poles
  • Delicious riverside picnic lunch, tea/coffee, hot choc, and fruit cake. Gluten-free options available on request

What to bring:

  • Decent walking shoes 
  • Water 
  • Spare warm top/ sunhat 
  • Sunscreen
  • Any medication you might need

Fitness level required:
Suitable for more fitness levels