Jet Boating & Other Boating

The lakes and rivers in the Canterbury High Country provide lots of opportunities for boating of all types.

Jet Boating

Looking for an adrenalin pumping jet boat ride, or just want to marvel at the braided Rakaia River with its varied geology from the water?

The Discovery Jet leaves from the Rakaia Gorge car park, a scenic 25 minute drive from the Lodge. Stunning views of the Gorge and Southern Alps from the river await, along with the fast pace of a full throttle jet boat ride.

Canterbury Jet Boating

Discovery Jet offers a range of trips which we can help book for you.

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Other Boating

With an abundance of lakes and rivers on our doorstep, if you’re into boating you can explore the area from the water.

Canterbury Boating

There is easy access to the Rakaia River and Lake Coleridge for kayaks near the Lodge, or larger boats can be launched on the northern side of the lake at Ryton Bay, about 20 minutes drive from the Lodge. The Lodge does not however have boats or kayaks for hire.