Wairahrahiri Jet

Summer Walk - Booking Request FormHumpridge Track + WJet Boat Adventure

Add on the thrilling Jet Boat experience either up the roaring Wairaurahiri River or make a day of it!

End of Tramp Upriver Experience

Rather than walking out to Rarakau from Port Craig on Day 3, take the WJet Boat out on the Wairaurahiri river! After walking our track and spending the first two nights in our Okaka Lodge and Port Craig Lodge, tramp back on the historic tramp line over the viaducts to the mouth of the Wairaurahiri River. Where you will be collected by the WJet and experience an exhilarating 35km upriver ride and then cross over Lake Hauroko to the boat ramp.

Cost Includes:

  • Day 1 – One way transport from Tuatapere to Rarakau ($30pp). Accomodation at Okaka Lodge.
  • Day 2 – Walk from Okaka to Port Craig, overnight at Port Craig Lodge.
  • Day 3 – Walk from Port Craig to Wairaurahiri River, meeting the jet boat at 2pm. Jet boat 35km upriver, cross over Lake Hauroko to the boat ramp. Transport back to Tautapere with the WJet operators. 
  • Jet Boat ride up the Wairaurahiri River to Lake Hauroko and return (transport included) – $299pp / $175per child (16 years & under)
  • 3day and 2nights on the Humpridge Track – packages start from $395pp (Please refer to our walking packages)


All Day Adventure

Add on the All Day Adventure on either side of your Humpridge Track booking! This is 90+ km's of jet boating fun! The Wairaurahiri River is one of New Zealand's wildest, exciting, remote and totally natural rivers in southern Fiordland. Leaves Lake Hauroko boat ramp at 10am. Set off across New Zealand's deepest lake, then drop 600 feet via the wild Wairaurahiri River to the rugged south coast to the Waitutu Lodge. A delicious BBQ lunch and nature walk complimentary. Accompanied by friendly and local hosts. (Approx. 6hour duration). Minimum number 6 adult guests. Enquiry for availability for less than 6.

 Costs Includes:

  • All Day WJet Adventure – $399pp / $275per child (16 years & under)
  • Transport on request, price subject to availability Tuatapere – Lake Hauroko – Tautapere Return $60pp minimum 4pax.
  • Optional 3day and 2nights on the Humpridge Track – packages start from $395pp (Please refer to our walking packages)



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Summer Walk - Booking Request Form

Summer Walk - Booking Request FormThe following upgrades are available:


Helilift options may be available – please enquire if interested.


Summer Walk - Booking Request Form

If in the very rare event the Operator needs to cancel a departure due to unforeseen circumstances or weather conditions, we will discuss options available and agree with parties concerned. Options may include: another package on the same departure date, alternative departure date, or a refund.


If a client wishes to cancel a booking for any reason, including medical, the cancellation must be forwarded in writing and the following refund values will be applied:
Independent Packages and Events

  1. Prior to 8 weeks of departure date 75% of the total cost;
  2. Within 8 to 4 weeks 50% of the total cost;
  3. Within 4 weeks or less no refund will be given.

Guided Packages

  1. Prior to 8 weeks of departure date 75% of the total cost;
  2. Within 8 to 6 weeks 50% of the total cost;
  3. Within 6 weeks or less no refund will be given.


Bookings can be transferred to a future date, within a 12 month period, but not between people. You must give a minimum of 7 days (before your departure date) notice in writing for a transfer to apply. This will be in the form of a credit for the value of the original booking less fees, this will then be held and credited against a new booking at a future date within the valid timeframe.  The new booking will be charged at current pricing at that time and is subject to availability.  A fee of 10% of the total booking value will be charged on any booking transfer. Bookings may only be transferred once and no portion of the credit is redeemable for cash. If notice is given less than 7 days prior to departure for any circumstances, including medical, you will be required to cancel your booking. Sorry this option is not available for Guided Packages nor Events.


We strongly recommend that you arrange travel/cancellation/medical insurance to guard against loss of costs associated with cancellation or delay of your trip. Obtaining all necessary insurances is the responsibility of you the client and the Operator cannot be held liable for any failure on your part to get insurance. The Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track will not be liable for injury, damage or any costs incurred by walkers and customers.   

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Customer Declaration Form

In any adventure activity, there is an element of risk involved. Risks in undertaking this activity include personal injury and illness as a result of adverse weather conditions.

All participants, including children, will be required to complete our  Customer Declaration form before departure.

This form is available to read and download as Customer Declaration Form: please complete and bring to your pre-departure briefing.

Under New Zealand law it is extremely unlikely that you will be able to sue anyone if you are injured. In addition, New Zealand's accident compensation scheme provides only limited assistance to visitors to New Zealand who are injured. We strongly recommend that all visitors to New Zealand have full insurance covering any injury they might suffer, including medical treatment cover, before undertaking this activity.

We do not recommend the Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track for children under 10 years. Please do not be offended if we ask for proof of age.

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