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If you're a fan of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, or simply a lover of natural beauty, spend a memorable afternoon on board a high-speed jet boat tour along the pristine Upper River Waiau in the heart of Fiordland National Park, and stop at set locations from the trilogy along the way.

Upon your arrival at Queens Reach, climb aboard the jet boat for a trip down the Upper Waiau River. Listen as your knowledgeable driver teaches you about the area's history and geography, while you soak up the beauty of the surrounding untouched wilderness.

Next, your tour stops near the filming locations for the River Anduin, easily recognized to fans of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Continue cruising until you reach Lake Manapouri, a secluded body of water, often regarded as one of New Zealand’s most beautiful lakes.

On the return journey down the river, be on the lookout for large rainbow and brown trout in the clear waters before heading back home.

If you're a fan of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, or simply a lover of natural beauty, spend a memorable afternoon on board a high-speed jet boat tour along the pristine Upper River Waiau in the heart of Fiordland National Park, and stop at set locations from the trilogy along the way.

Upon your arrival at Queens Reach, climb aboard the jet boat for a trip down the Upper Waiau River. Listen as your knowledgeable driver teaches you about the area's history and geography, while you soak up the beauty of the surrounding untouched wilderness.

Next, your tour stops near the filming locations for the River Anduin, easily recognized to fans of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Continue cruising until you reach Lake Manapouri, a secluded body of water, often regarded as one of New Zealand’s most beautiful lakes.

On the return journey down the river, be on the lookout for large rainbow and brown trout in the clear waters before heading back home.

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Jet Boat Tour from Te Anau

Activity/Location

Queens Reach

Te Anau

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Queens Reach

    Te Anau


Description

If you're a fan of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, or simply a lover of natural beauty, spend a memorable afternoon on board a high-speed jet boat tour along the pristine Upper River Waiau in the heart of Fiordland National Park, and stop at set locations from the trilogy along the way.

Upon your arrival at Queens Reach, climb aboard the jet boat for a trip down the Upper Waiau River. Listen as your knowledgeable driver teaches you about the area's history and geography, while you soak up the beauty of the surrounding untouched wilderness.

Next, your tour stops near the filming locations for the River Anduin, easily recognized to fans of the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Continue cruising until you reach Lake Manapouri, a secluded body of water, often regarded as one of New Zealand’s most beautiful lakes.

On the return journey down the river, be on the lookout for large rainbow and brown trout in the clear waters before heading back home.


Highlights

  • A trip along waters in the heart of Fiordland National Park

  • Stops to 3 Lord of the Rings set locations

  • Breathtaking wilderness

  • Scenic mountainous backdrop

  • Local history & geography taught by guides


Inclusions

  • Guided jet boat tour along Upper Waiau River

  • Scenic stops near 3 Lord of the Rings movie locations

  • Life jacket and beanie hats

  • Roundtrip transporation to and from your Te Anua hotel


Know Before You Book

  • Children 4 and younger are complimentary.

  • This tour departs from Te Anau, a 2-hour drive from Queenstown.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 72 hours before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Queens Reach, Te Anau, New Zealand