Explore the natural beauty of the Fiordland National Park up close during this jet boat and hiking adventure. Set off along the Upper Waiua River by jet boat before a guided walk along the Kepler Track for stunning views of one of this World Heritage Area.
Meet your guides for the day at Te Anau before setting off on a scenic jet boat ride of the Upper Waiau River to the majestic Lake Manapouri. Your guide will share their knowledge on the local geology and history and you stare in awe at the stunning beauty of this World Heritage Area. Along the way you will also spot some of the Lord of the Rings filming locations.
Disembark your boat before commencing your hike along the Kepler Track, with arching terms, amazing colours moss and lichen, towering beech trees and towering Rimu trees. You'll stop at Motorau Hut for some incredible views while you enjoy a hot drink with your guides.
You'll also be able to listen out for bellbirds, tui, fantails, tomtits, robins and other birdlife along the track along with some stunning photo opportunities on the swing bridge across the Forestburn Stream, and across the Waiau River. Upon reaching Rainbow Beach you will be met by your transport back to Te Anau to conclude a day filled with incredible memories.
This experience departs Te Anau at 11am and returns approximately 4pm.
Please bring a raincoat and wear sensible footwear.
Please bring water, lunch, and a camera.
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.