Water activity

West Coast: Eco River Safari in UNESCO World Heritage Area

West Coast: Eco River Safari in UNESCO World Heritage Area

From $140.08 per person

Head out on a jet boat tour into the UNESCO World Heritage area to see and explore nature, flora, fauna, birds and fish.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Enjoy aasy access to a world heritage park
  • Soak up the forest as it was 1000s of years ago
  • Explore the beautiful West Coast rivers, forests and mountains
  • Experience nature with multiple photo and commentary stops
  • Marvel at the majestic southern alps of New Zealand
Full description
With your local guides who were previously commercial pilots, travel to the top of the river and listen to informative commentary with multiple photography stops. At the top head out on an optional walk, good for all ages. View the untouched scenery of mountains and ancient rainforest. Enjoy local morning tea and a chance to take in the whole surrounding area with stunning photo opportunities. Then you'll have a speedy trip down to the Tasman Sea, finishing in a side stream to visit the whitebait breeding grounds. If your group is 6 people or over, you will enjoy a BBQ meal at the end of the tour, with whitebait, crayfish, venison, salads and refreshments.
  • National Park fees
  • Morning tea
  • Whitebait taster
  • Postcard souvenir
  • Life jacket
  • Jet boat experience
  • Woollen jacket
  • Gum boots
  • BBQ meal (if group is 6 or more)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles

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Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Last building on the left in the village of Hannahs Clearing. Park on the main road by the open sign. Arrive 30 minutes prior to tour departure time and come into office.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket
  • Long pants
  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  • Closed-toe footwear, trousers, sunhat and jacket are recommended
  • Insect repellent is provided on the boat
  • This tour is disability friendly and suitable for all ages
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Product ID: 392003