Green & Gold
- Duration: 9 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Queenstown
& Gold - The Best of Middle-earth
River Jet Safaris with Nomad Safaris for a full day adventure activity
A Journey of
Rare and Special Beauty
Take a scenic Jet Boat ride along the Dart River, surrounded by
the towering mountains and beautiful wilderness of Mt Aspiring National Park.
Stroll through ancient forests, unchanged for 80 million years.
Experience informative and entertaining commentary on the area and its rich
history and learn about the search for highly prized Pounamu (Greenstone) by
the early Maori tribes. Journey by back road to Paradise, and explore a region
filled with spectacular vistas used as the backdrop for various films including
Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
Take a True
Take a true off-road adventure in a Safari-equipped 4WD vehicle.
Explore the breathtaking, diverse scenery on offer in the Wakatipu Basin,
travel through Historic Arrowtown and try your hand at panning for gold in
Experience the thrill of 4WD river crossings through the Arrow
River, and view the stunning lake and mountain views from the Remarkables
Road and the Skippers Canyon Saddle.
Visit striking scenery used in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy,
including the Misty Mountains, the Pillars of the Kings and the
Ford of Bruinen.
Your Full Day
• 7.45am: Pick up from Queenstown accommodation by Dart River Jet
Safaris, with scenic transfer to Glenorchy.
90 minute Jet Boat ride, 20-40 minute guided forest walk &
40-50 minute back country drive through Paradise before scenic return transfer
to Queenstown. Lunch may be purchased in Glenorchy
• 1.45pm: Transfer onto Nomad Safaris
Scenic 4WD tour around the
Wakatipu Basin with river crossings and stops for commentary and photos.
Afternoon Tea included
• 5.30pm: Drop off at Queenstown accommodation