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A Dart River Safari will take you deep into the pristine beauty and wilderness of New Zealand's South Island for an unforgettable day. From the head of Lake Wapatiku far in to the mountains the river runs in an icy glacial braid, so shallow that jet boats are needed to skim across the water through this isolated world of quite stunning beauty. Leaving the river and the boats, you will plunge into a primaeval beech forest for an easy hike before returning to base over the empty back roads of this magical country.

Address: Glenorchy
Directions: 45km from Queenstown, at the head of Lake Wapatiku.
.Either drive to Glenorchy, or pickups are arranged from Queenstown

Website: http:///www.dartriver.co.nz

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 11, 2005
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