World famous as the ultimate jet boat experience, Shotover Jet has thrilled over 3 million people since 1965, and now it’s your turn! Take a unique breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow canyons, and hold on tight for Queenstown’s only exhilarating full 360 spins!
All about the Siberia Experience
Scenic Aeroplane Flight From the scenic flight see - Young Valley, Makarora Valley, Mount Dreadful, Lake Crucible, Mount Aspiring, Wonderland, Braided river systems and Glaciers.
Wilderness Nature Walk On your Wilderness Nature Walk, walk along Siberia Stream, Siberia Valley, see Native beach forest, Native birds, Wilkin Valley, Waterfalls, and Mountain Rivers
Jetboat River Safari Speed past Wilkin River, Braided river systems, Mount Aeolus, Glacially fed pools, Makarora River and Mount Albert Station.
25-minute airplane flight into remote Siberia Valley over stunning glaciers and mountain lakes, land in the valley for self- guided three-hour bush walk through river valleys and rainforests, pick up at end of walk for a 30-minute jet boat ride through the Wilkin Valley.
Siberia Experience Itinerary - 1 days
Southern Alps Air Siberia Experience
Scenic Aeroplane Flight: Take a 25-minute aeroplane flight into the remote Siberia Valley. Enjoy one of New Zealand’s best wilderness experiences with stunning views including rugged mountains, glaciers, mountain lakes, hanging valleys and vast rainforests. DOUBLE THE FLIGHT TIME of any similar offer and window seats for all.
Remote Siberia Valley Landing: Retrace the steps of pioneers as you journey into the spectacular Siberia Valley in the heart of the Southern Alps. Towering mountains greet adventurers as they step from the Cessna aircraft onto the valley floor and set off towards the crystal clear waters of Siberia Stream and the walking track.
Bush and Valley Nature Walk: The three-hour bush walk follows a well-formed track through river valleys and native beech forest. Hear birdsong and immerse yourself in nature while you pass mountain streams, rock formations, mossy tree trunks, native ferns and native birds, including the inquisitive fantail.
Jet boat Safari: Rendezvous with the jet boat at the pickup point in the Wilkin Valley for a thrilling and scenic 30 minute MOUNTAIN RIVER journey back to Makarora.
*Transport: Clients can either take their own transport or catch Atomic Shuttle from Wanaka at 9am to connect with the Siberia Experience and return from Makarora at approximately 3pm. The cost for this is $50.00 per person.
Departs: Daily from Makarora on SH6, 45 minutes drive from Wanaka.
Departure Times: 9:00am, 10:00am, 10:30am, 11:00am, 11:30am
*Transport: Clients can either take their own transport or catch Atomic Shuttle from Wanaka at 9 am to connect with the Siberia Experience and return from Makarora at approximately 3 pm. The cost for this is $50.00 per person.
Important NotesThings you need to know about this tour
Departs from Makarora* on SH6 (45 minutes drive from Wanaka). *Transport: Clients can either take their own transport or catch Atomic Shuttle from Wanaka at 9am to connect with the Siberia Experience and return from Makarora at approximately 3pm. The cost for this is $50.00 per person.
A relative level of fitness is required for a 3 hour bush and valley walk
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