Welcome aboard

Operating from the majestic Lake Pukaki, in the heart of the Mackenzie District, South Island, New Zealand.

We are New Zealand’s only commercial hovercraft operation and the only tourism venture on Lake Pukaki. Our ship offers an exciting start to your Alps2Ocean cycle trip or a leisurely way to experience the majestic scenery around Aoraki/Mt Cook.

Scenic Journey

This is the only way to experience Lake Pukaki’s famed scenic beauty. Our hovercraft can travel to areas that until now have been largely inaccessible. The scenery is guaranteed to take your breath away.

The Hovercraft

Our hovercraft offers a first-class ticket around Lake Pukaki. Brand new, this hovercraft is the only one of its kind in New Zealand. The hovercraft has the unique ability to travel between water and land, ensuring it does not disturb the natural river bed and shore line.

Alps 2 Ocean

This is a cruise from the bottom of Lake Pukaki to the top, where your cycle journey begins. Our hovercraft will provide transport for you to the top of the lake. The hovercraft can seat up to 10 people, plus a pilot.


You can relax in comfort and drink in the beautiful scenery around you. Arriving at the Top will leave you refreshed and ready to Begin your cycle trip.

FAQ

When will H2Explore launch?

The hovercraft will be operating in Spring 2017.

What is the cost per Adult and Family?

Around $100 per adult but pricing yet to be confirmed.

What site seeing tours available?

Afternoon tours for groups or individuals as required at this stage.

Estimated date of first lake crossings?

Expecting Hovercraft crossings for the A2O cycle trail to commence by Spring 2017

Book a Ticket now!

Bookings are essential if you need a specific time slot for a specific day, but there are unlimited trips every day. Coming to the area in Spring 2017.
We look forward to welcoming you aboard!

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    0800 H2EXPLORE
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