Dart River Funyaks

From NZD $299

Location: Queenstown
Booking Details:

Please collect dietary requirements at time of booking

Minimum age 5 years

12pm departure only available in peak times and subject to demand

Customers should wear a swimsuit, thermals or non-cotton layer


Funyaking is an amazing journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park. Get up-close with nature as you gently paddle downstream on our glacier-fed waters.



Travel to Glenorchy to join your Dart River Funyaks tour. Meet your guides who will provide you with your gear for the day.

Once dressed and ready, then travel an on an exciting 1-hour jet boat ride on the Dart River up to the top of the river.

After full instructions, you’ll be free to paddle and drift (under the watchful eye of your professional guide) downstream, taking in all the awe-inspiring sights found amidst the Dart River’s glacier-fed channels.

Stop amongst the ancient beech forest to enjoy a wilderness buffet lunch, including a mix of cold meats, cheeses, salads, fruits, cakes, fresh bread and drinks.

Explore the hidden side streams, rock pools and dramatic chasms such as the beautiful Rockburn

Continuing to paddle downstream to Paradise, where you’ll be taken by 4WD Coach through Paradise Valley to Glenorchy, stopping to view the stunning scenery that has inspired films the world over.

Queenstown’s Dart River Adventures experiences are a unique combination of exciting braided river Jet Boating, breathtaking scenery, Maori heritage and inspiring adventure – truly authentic discoveries of everything that makes New Zealand an exceptional destination. Dart River Adventures is the only operator on the Dart River, taking you on the longest and most scenic journeys available in the Queenstown area.

Departures & Pickups


Departures & Pickups

Dart River Funyaks departs from the Station Information Centre, corner Camp & Shotover Streets. Other centralised pick-ups are available, please check with our customer services team at the time of booking, for the best available pick-up location for your customer.

Queenstown Departures: 7:45am & 10:00am 

Customers can also join from Glenorchy, checking in at the Dart River Visitor Centre, Mull Street, Glenorchy.

Glenorchy Check-in: 8:30am & 10:30am 


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