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Address: Queens Reach Road, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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+64 21 197 4555
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Jetboating + Fishing = Fish Jet, Fiordland, New Zealand. A unique Te Anau...

Jetboating + Fishing = Fish Jet, Fiordland, New Zealand. A unique Te Anau activity for the whole family combining fishing, jet boating, adventure and adrenaline. Relax as you drift down the majestic Waiau River, spotting and fishing for some of the best rainbow trout New Zealand has to offer. Enjoy the thrill of speeding back up the river through the stunning & remote Fiordland National Park. No fishing experience required and it’s incredible fun!

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USD 106.79*
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Half-Day Jet Boat Fishing Trip from Te Anau
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USD 214.48*
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Full-Day Jet Boat Fishing Trip from Te Anau

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Great morning fishing

I was picked up by my guide Shaun for the half day fishing tour, what an amazing morning we stated with spinners and had my first Rainbow trout on my third cast, we landed 7 fish... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was picked up by my guide Shaun for the half day fishing tour, what an amazing morning we stated with spinners and had my first Rainbow trout on my third cast, we landed 7 fish for the morning session, Shaun was great to fish with, all his local knowledge of the river was handy. Would totally recommend Fish Jet

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We caught several large Rainbow trout and a 5 pound New Zealand Brown trout. Fantastic lunch on the beach. Beautiful river, great guide.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We had Dion take us out today and we had a fantastic time. Loved the jet boat ride and the fishing was great. Our daughter was the best today catching 2 fish - her first and Dion's tips where fantastic. Love the cookies and would do this trip again. Thank you for a great morning out on the water.

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Thank DeeKaan
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Our family of 4 (kids 15 & 13) spent a fab morning on the river with Mark. It was so much fun. Mark was extremely patient with us showing us how to fly fish, ducking around various parts of the river (lovely just seeing that) and then the fun we had trying to hook a fish. A really lovely touch... More 

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Hervey Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our family of 4 (kids 10 &12) had an awesome afternoon on the river with Ken. We all caught nice fish and agreed that it was the best family activity we had done in our 4 weeks in NZ. Great location, great boat, great company and a great time. Would definitely recommend this to anyone. A big thankyou from the... More 

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a special afternoon in Te Anau to celebrate my Dad's 60th, Fish Jet caught our eye. And we are so glad it did! Dad & my partner had an awesome time fishing the Waiau (the water is so clear, you can see the fish - amazing), and drifting in the boat down the river was something... More 

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Worthington, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I have been on numerous guided trips over the past 20 years and this was one of the best trips I have ever booked. Our guide was fantastic. He had me on huge fish all day and was extremely patient with my wife who is a novice. We both caught big fish and had an absolute blast! The jet boat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Had a surprise 35th Wedding Anniversary by being picked up by Ken to bunk work and go fishing for the morning. The weather was great (rain held off) fish were plentiful, not a sand-fly to be seen. We would totally recommend this to any one who has any sort of interest in doing a wee spot of fishing with a... More 

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Christine W, Owner at Fish Jet, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, I'll let Ken know he is a wizz at baking as well! Great to hear we helped make your special day a memorable one. Kind Regards, Mark, Christine (the home baker!!) and of course Ken! More 

Te Anau, null, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Once again I had really great friends from Australia staying and wanted them to experience something extra special in our beautiful part of the world that they both could enjoy.I have sent family with this fantastic company before thought I would try them again. They fully delivered and blew my friends out of the water. Lou had never caught nor... More 

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Christine W, Owner at Fish Jet, responded to this review

It is a pleasure and a privilege to be able to show people our amazing back yard every day and we are very pleased to hear your friends enjoyed their time with us. Thank you for placing a review and thank you for thinking of us once again. Kind Regards, Mark & Christine. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We had a great time fishing with Mark! Although the river level was up which made trout a little harder to come by, we had great success with some of Mark's pro tips and caught 5 fish total, 1 brown and 4 rainbow. The size of the fish was pretty incredible compared to what we have here in NC. The... More 

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Christine W, Owner at Fish Jet, responded to this review

We know it takes time to place reviews and we appreciate you helping us tell our story for others to read. Mark really enjoyed your company out on the water and we are so pleased to hear you enjoyed the thrill of the catch. The Rainbows and Browns are generally over 3lb on the upper Waiau River where we fish... More 

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