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Makarora Directory Information
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Mobile-friendly - Join us and descend the fantastic world-class canyons of Queesntown-Wanaka and Haast areas, select from 10 trips, beginner to advanced. Spend the day with our experienced guides abseiling down waterfalls, sliding awesome water polished rock chutes and jumping into beautiful forested pools. Guiding since 1994 in amazing places with interesting challenges and friendly people along with Great Big Fun!
Mobile-friendly - Surrounded by the Mt Aspiring World Heritage National Park, Makarora Wilderness Motel offers a secluded retreat in the midst of the Southern Alps. Excellent base from which to explore the surrounding temperate rain forests, national parks and scenic reserves. Perfect for travellers looking for the warmth and ambience of a home.
Mobile-friendly - Aeroplane Flight 25mins - Walk 3hrs - Jetboat 30mins. "Must-Do" True NZ Wilderness Experience by Air, Land, and River in Mt Aspiring World Heritage National Park. View Glaciers, waterfalls and other hidden gems amongst rugged and spectacular Southern Alps. Land amongst mountains in remote Siberia Valley. Walk the well-formed track to jetboat pickup for mountain river safari to Makarora Village.
Mobile-friendly - Half-day wilderness experience combining spectacular helicopter flight, valley walk and jet boat ride. Aerial views of towering ice carved mountains and glaciers. Land in the remote Siberia Valley and enjoy a relaxing three-hour walk on a well marked track. Rendezvous for a fast paced river jet safari through icy blue waters.
Mobile-friendly - Southern Alps Air provide scenic flights through New Zealand's most breathtaking landscapes. Areas you will see on our flights can include glaciers, National Parks, Mt Aspiring, Fox and Franz Josef Glaciers, Mt Cook, and Milford Sound. Our experienced pilots provide a friendly and professional service. During your chosen flight, enjoy a personalized commentary and uninterrupted views from your window seat.
Mobile-friendly - Shallow water jet boating in spectacular wilderness rivers. River Jet Safari (one hour) fast paced, jet boat ride into the World Heritage-listed Mt Aspiring National Park. Enjoy a 50-kilometre wilderness river journey amidst native beech forest, ancient river valleys and rugged ice-capped mountains, or combine this trip with a spectacular heli-jet combo.
Makarora Tourist Centre is just a one-hour drive from Wanaka, and the West Coast. We have four different levels of accommodation available with shop, restaurant, cafe and bar facilities open all year round. Camping, caravan & campervans.
Our Shop, Cafe and Bar are open daily summer and winter providing all requirements for an enjoyable and relaxing holiday. On a warm summer's evening the garden bar is the perfect spot to finish off your day. NZ-made souvenirs.
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