Adventures & Pricing

  • Prices valid from 1st November 2021 to 31st October 2022
  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • All children under 12 years of age must have adult supervision.
  • Caregiver impaired person ratio must be as per caregivers SOP. 
  • Wairaurahiri Jet reserves the right to cancel any trip due to unforeseen circumstances which may endanger the guests or crew.
  • Child prices are for ages 16 years and under.
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All Day Adventure

Leaves Lake Hauroko boat ramp at 10am.

Set off across New Zealand's deepest lake.

Then drop 600 feet via the rock strewn, white water rapids of the grade three wild Wairaurahiri River to the rugged south coast for a complementary yummy Kiwi Style BBQ lunch at the Waitutu Lodge.  

Nature walks and friendly local hosts free.

92 kms Jet Boating |  Duration: 6 hours

Adult: $325Child: $225

Minimum 4 Adult Guests

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Trip & Trap

Be part of Wairaurahiri Jets very successful stoat rat trapping project. Eco tourism at it's best! Exciting jet boat ride, great lunch and getting involved in helping our native birds.

1 Year trap sponsorship includes:
Free All Day Adventure (as above) with Wairaurahiri Jet for one. Plus join our "Good Guys List" on our web site.

1 Year Sponsorship: $425 trip and trap


$100 trap only):

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Tramper Drop Off / Pickup

One Way

One-way transport for hunters or trampers. Drop off or pick up or both.

Return Trip

Drop off and return by Wairaurahiri Jet after your stay at the coast.

NOTE: We can also help with your vehicles relocation to South Coast Track or Lake Hauroko boat ramp.

One Way


Adult: $225 | Child: $115

Return Trip

Adult: $398 | Child: $150

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Overnight Stay

The ultimate get away.

Jet boat down the white waters of the Wairaurahiri River. Stay overnight at the Waitutu Lodge, then jet boat back to the real world the following day.

These trips can be tailored to suit i.e. length of duration of stay.

Waitutu lodge accommodation $50 per person per night - paid separately
Extra $25 per bed consecutive nighst for bedding supplied.

 One way-Adult: $225 | Child: $99

Return Trip

Adult: $398 | Child: $150


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Heli / Jet

Combine the excitement of the grade three rapids in our Jet boat with the thrill seeing Fiordland from the air taking in the Percy Burn Viaduct and the Hump Ridge. Multiples of 8 or 6 are needed for this adventure or we can arrange a private charter for the helicopter on your behalf for this adventure if numbers are less than the numbers required

This option can cater for large groups of up to 24. Minimum numbers apply

Adult/Child: $449

Minimum Guests: 8 
Multiples of 6 or 8 guests required.

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The Ultimate Adventure

The Big Three!

Large Groups of 20 or more. This option travels part way down the wild Wairaurahiri River, cruises around part of the mysterious Lake Hauroko, then view the amazing scenery from the air by Helicopter.
Sausage sizzle included.

Minimum 20 Guests Required

Ideal for large groups / corporate events

Adult/Child: $299

Minimum Guests: 20

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Exclusive One Day Boat Hire

Up to 12 guests, includes free BBQ lunch, and driver – Normal All Day Adventure.

Per Day: $3200

Up to 12 Guests

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Other Options

Interested in arranging other trips or charters? Wairaurahiri Jet is extremely flexible and no doubt we can accommodate your needs in Southern Fiordland. Everything from heli-jet (helicopter and jet boat) charters to hunting adventures, Boots and Boats, Just send us a message and we'll get back to you.

We can build a package to suit you.


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