Jet boat - Luxmore Jet Te Anau
Jet boat - Luxmore Jet
Hailed as a leader in the industry by Safety Auditors for Adventure Tourism, Luxmore Jet are also hailed by adventure seekers as one of the best jet boating operations available in New Zealand. Their amazing adventure packages in Te Anau combine the thrill of jet boating with gorgeous scenery, scenic flights and Lord of the Ring film locations – Simply amazing!
Each of their adventures begin with an amazingly beautiful jet boat adventure tour down the Upper Waiau River (which was was used to portray parts of the River Anduin in the first of the Lord of the Rings trilogy) to Lake Manapouri in the Fiordland National Park. This World Heritage Area in the South Island of New Zealand is famed for its natural beauty and has views so spectacular that they could make a grown man cry! Besides the unbelievable excitement of the jet boat ride, you will also be informed of the amazing history and geography of this stunning area, by your highly-skilled boat driver.
Classic Jet boating Adventure
This 60 minute jet boating experience will leave you breathless – because of the views and the thrills! You will be sped down the Upper Waiau River to beautiful Lake Manapouri. Enjoy the 360 degree views of the crystalline lake, gorgeous cathedral-like snow-capped mountains and lush native rainforest. You will be shown the location of three Lord of the Rings film set locations, where you can marvel at the ingenuity of director, Peter Jackson's, location choice. If you're lucky, you will be able to spot brown and rainbow trout on the way back, as the crystal clear water is teeming with fish life.
Kepler Mountain Fly & Boat
Enjoy an exciting 30 minute jet boat ride to Lake Manapouri where you will transfer to the Wings and Water floatplane. For an amazing, jam packed 12 minute flight, you will see the magnificent Kepler Mountains and surrounds, before returning to Lake Te Anau.
Nor West Lakes Fly & Boat
A 30 minute jet boat ride full of gorgeous scenery takes you to beautiful Lake Manapouri. From here, you will transfer to the Wings and Water floatplane for a 20 minute flight over the Norwest Lakes. This unbelievably beautiful area can be seen in Lord of the Rings, where the Fellowship left Rivendell. After your awe inspiring flight, you will return to Lake Te Anau.
Doubtful Sound Fly & Boat
Your 30 minute jet boat ride through untouched beauty leads you to Lake Manapouri where you transfer to the Wings and Water floatplane for your 40 minute flight. Your flight over Doubtful Sound will leave you with a smile on your face and feeling a huge appreciation for the natural beauty still left in the world. Your flight will then return to Lake Te Anau.
Lord of the Rings Helijet
Lord of the Rings fans delight, Luxmore Jet will take you to Middle Earth! Your one hour jet boat ride will thrill your socks off on its way to Lake Manapouri, where you will be shown three Lord of the Rings film locations. Upon your return, a Southern Lakes Helicopter will be waiting to whisk you away on a 40 minute flight over the Kepler Mire (where Frodo and Sam tramped through the Dead Marshes) to the Norwest Lakes. Here, you will land at the film location where the Fellowship left Rivendell. You will be awestruck at this amazing location, with sweeping views of the Nor West Lakes and Lake Manapouri. You will board your helicopter again for your return to Lake Te Anau.
- 60 minutes of jetboating
- Plane or helicopter flight (depending on option booked)
- Spray jackets & life jackets
- Return transfers from your Te Anau accommodation
- Allow 90 minutes including accommodation transfers
- Summer (Oct - Apr) - 11am, 2pm & 4pm
- Winter (May - Sep) - 11am & 2pm
- Departs Lakefront Drive Te Anau
- Return transfers available from your Te Anau accommodation
- Operates daily all year
- Children under 5 years travel for free
- Wear a warm jacket or fleece, casual footwear, sunglasses & sunscreen
- Bring your camera
- We can look after your bags
- Spray jackets are provided
Prices & Options
Classic Jetboat Adventure:
- adult NZD$99.00
- child (5-15 yrs) NZD$49.00
Kepler Mountain Fly & Boat:
- adult NZD$240.00
- child (5-15 yrs) NZD$120.00
Nor West Lakes Fly & Boat:
- adult NZD$325.00
- child (5-15 yrs) NZD$180.00
Doubtful Sound Fly & Boat:
- adult NZD$415.00
- child (5-15 yrs) NZD$235.00
Lord of the Rings Helijet:
- adult NZD$485.00
- child (5-15 yrs) NZD$485.00
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Latest Questions about Jet boat - Luxmore Jet (Te Anau)
Hi there, I am trying to book a LOTR tour for a friend who is moving to NZ later this year. I was wondering if it is possible to but her a voucher or an open-ended tour with you so that she can choose the date? Many thanks for your help, Claire