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Saturday’s scene: the beautiful Matukituki

2012/08/31by Donna Hull

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Beautiful Matukituki River Valley, New Zealand

Is a jet boat ride part of your boomer travel memories? Was it all about the thrills of spinning to a complete stop in the middle of a shallow river or darting here and there as the captain chose the best line? When Alan and I experienced a jet boat tour with Wanaka River Journeys in Wanaka, New Zealand, we discovered that jaw dropping scenery was part of the package. As our jet boat skimmed its way up the Matukituki River threading a path up the braided river, the mountains seemed to fold onto one another revealing one beautiful scene after another. We couldn’t click off the photos fast enough. It’s one of our favorite New Zealand road trip memories.

Have you experienced a jet boat ride on the beautiful Matukituki River or in another part of the world? Post a comment to share your experience. Alan and I can’t wait to repeat this active boomer travel experience.

You’ll find an entire section on our New Zealand road trip down the West Coast of the South Island in My Itchy Travel Feet: Breathtaking Adventure Vacation Ideasavailable at the Amazon store



A boomer travel and lifestyle authority who is exploring the world one activity at a time. Besides writing and publishing My Itchy Travel Feet, she also writes about boomer travel for My Well-Being Powered by Humana, Make It Missoula and is the author of New Mexico Backroads Weekend Adventure.

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Just One Boomer (Suzanne)
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August 31, 2012 at 11:02 pm

We never did any jet boating during our trip to New Zealand, but we did do a 4 day, five night hike on the Milford Track in Fiorland National Park on the South Island. It was spectacular—the high point of our trip and within the physical capacity of moderately fit Bay Boomers.

http://www.boomeresque.com/the-finest-walk-in-the-world-the-milford-track-south-island-new-zealand/
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