Essential Wanaka Combo

Stroll through ancient native forest.
  • Experience Wanaka River Journeys Jet -boat adventure
  • Travel back roads of a real NZ farm high into the mountains for incredible views. See the river you've just been on far below!!
  • Get off the beaten track for scenes like this that only we can show you!
  • Enjoy an ancient-forest walk to beautiful waterfall
  • Stroll through ancient native forest.
  • Aspiring Helicopters will whisk you away, high into the mountains for a snow landing.

Available Winter 2021 

Wanaka River Journeys, Aspiring Helicopters and Ridgeline Adventures have combined to bring you an amazing day of breath-taking, once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

Jet boating, helicopters and four wheel driving are synonymous with the adventurous spirit of New Zealanders. Join us on this truly unique, full-day adventure set in one of the most spectacular glacier formed landscapes in the Queenstown/Wanaka region: The Matukituki Valley. 


  • Wanaka River Journeys jet-boat adventure on the Matukituki River
  • LOTR locations
  • Aspiring Helicopters scenic flight including snow landing
  • Ridgeline Adventures Wanaka Highlights Safari through alpine mountain farm
  • Boxed picnic lunch
  • Refreshments while on Safari
  • Iconic NZ scenery - glaciers, rivers, lakes and snow-capped mountains, waterfalls etc
  • Easy nature walks
  • Incredible photography opportunities
  • This is pure wilderness, history and discovery at New Zealand’s natural best.

Departs:  9:45am from Wanaka Isite 

Returns: Approx 5:30pm

Duration: Allow Full-day

Price: Adult $939

         Child $584 (4 to 14 years )

         Private Departure $6075 for up to 5 pax



Season: Year round - subject to weather.

Includes: Wanaka Hotel pickup, Wanaka River Journeys Jet-boat adventure, Aspiring Helicopters scenic flight with snow landing, boxed picnic lunch (sandwich roll, muffin, muslei bar, fruit and bottle of water), Wild Hills Safari, afternoon-tea.


  • We reserve the right to alter locations visited to suit weather conditions and farming practices.
  • Minimum numbers apply.
  • Private tours available on request.
  • Please advise any medical conditions that may impact this tour at time of booking.

What to Bring:

  • Sturdy Footwear
  • Warm top
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle