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JET BOAT & HORSE TREK


Take in the beauty of the Dart River from both Horseback and Jet boat when you combine the Dart River Wilderness Jet with either a one or two hour Dart Stables horse trek into one day - creating the yet another unforgettable full day adventure exploring the Dart Valley, Glenorchy!

Dart River Wilderness Jet

An exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park with the only jet boat operator allowed on the Dart River. The sheer diversity of what’s on offer means you experience a unique combination of breathtaking scenery matched with exciting jet boating on braided, glacier-fed rivers. Highly informative guides add the personal touch, talking about the area’s history, the Greenstone trail and Maori legends.

Walk amongst ancient beech forest unchanged for 80 million years and view the scenic backgrounds for many Middle Earth movie scenes. An authentic New Zealand experience in an untouched world. Journey through the country side on the backroad tour of Paradise, Glenorchy. This famous scenery was the backdrop of popular films such as The Lord of the Rings & The Hobbit, Wolverine, The Chronicles of Narnia, Vertical Limit and many more!

Dart Stables Horse Riding 

Operating exceptionally beautiful horse treks for over 20 years, Dart Stables explore Glenorchy on horseback, known for its natural, untouched scenery which have been showcased in many a big screen movie like the infamous Lord of the Rings trilogy. Gaining a well-earned reputation for providing memorable horse riding in this stunning part of New Zealand, Dart Stables has over 60 horses of various breeds, knowledgable and enthusiastic guides with a wealth of experience and horse treks for all levels of rider.

Choose from Two Horse Rides:

  • The River Wild: 2 Hours
    A beautiful 2 hour trek alongside braided, glacial fed rivers, this adventure offers spectacular scenery and is suitable for a range of rider abilities.

  • Hobbit's Hack: 1 Hour
    A fantastic introduction to horse riding ideal for all abilities. A gentle, walking paced trek across the Dart River Bed. Overlooked by stunning mountains, this trek offers incredible vistas up into the Mount Aspiring National Park.

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