Funyak Safari with Dart River Jet Safaris.
Autumn on Dart River's braided river system in Mount Aspiring National Park. near Glenorchy..Glenorchy is a small settlement nestled in spectacular scenery at the northern end of Lake Wakatipu in New Zealand's south Island. It is approximately 45 kilometres by road or boat from Queenstown, the nearest large town..Glenorchy is a popular tourist spot, close to many tramping tracks. It lies near the borders of Mount Aspiring National Park and Fiordland National Park. The local scenery received worldwide attention when it was used as one of the settings in the first of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings films. Glenorchy is the home of Dart River Jet Safaris. The unique adventure combines exhilarating wilderness jet boating with unique Funyak inflatable canoes used to explore the magnificent World Heritage wilderness within Mt Aspiring National Park. Professional guides take participants through dramatic landscapes, paddling along channels of the glacier fed Dart River's braided river system as well as along hidden side streams, rock pools and dramatic chasms. Glenorchy, New Zealand. 13th April 2011. Photo Tim Clayton..Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download