Jetboat Makarora

Jetboat Makarora

Jet Boat – Uniquely Scenic

Explore one of New Zealand’s unique, untouched backcountry rivers in a personal way. Get up close with the Makarora River and surrounding picturesque valley wrapped in New Zealand native bush.  

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  • Journey to the mouth of the Makarora River and headwaters of Lake Wanaka.
  • Explore the glacier fed waters of the clear blue Makarora River and get amongst native bush and pristine ice capped mountains.
  • Your experienced boat driver will provide informative commentary about the history and landscape.


This area is rich in the history of early pioneers including loggers floating logs all the way to the East Coast. Flax millers and farmers were based in the area.  Maori using the valley as a route to and from the West Coast to collect food and Pounamu.

Tour Details


Adult $125
Child $70

Allow 1hr

Valid to 30 Sept 2022

Prices are per person & include GST

Child Age is 5-15yrs,
Infants 0-4yrs Travel Free (1 infant per adult)

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Siberia Experience

Contact Siberia Experience
Wanaka: Wanaka Airport, 12 Lloyd Dunn Avenue, Wanaka 9382
Makarora: Makarora Tourist Centre, State Highway 6, Makarora 9192
NZ Freephone: 0800 345 666 • Phone: +64 (0)3 443 4385 • Fax: +64 (0)3 443 8666

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