H2 Explore Hovercraft. Experience Lake Pukaki's scenic beauty and vistas of Mount Cook onboard H2 explore's hovercraft.

H2 Explore Hovercraft

Sightseeing Cruise - Lake Pukaki

Step on board New Zealand's only commercially operated hovercraft and experience Lake Pukaki's famed scenic beauty and vistas of Mount Cook. H2 Explore is the only tourism venture on Lake Pukaki. Our hovercraft can travel to areas that until now have been largely inaccessible.

H2 Explore offers three cruises each day; Mountainous Morning Magic at 11.30 am, Afternoon Amphibious Adventure at 1.30pm and the Ethereal Evening Experience at 5.30 pm. Pick up and drop off is from Twizel township.
The 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.

H2 Explore can provide a unique way to transport you to the start of the "Alps 2 Ocean" cycle trail at the top of Lake Pukaki. 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.

Terms and Conditions
  • All prices are GST inclusive.
  • Children up to the age of 12 are half price.
  • All cruises are weather permitting. In the event of weather affecting a booking, the ticket is valid for 14 days thereafter.
  • Full payment at the time of booking. Bookings may be cancelled for a refund less 10% up to 48 hours before the booking time.
  • All journeys require a minimum of 4 people.
  • H2Explore reserves the right of admission to the craft at the pilot's discretion.
  • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is cancelled, you will not be entitled to a refund.

Cool experience with amazing views of Mount Cook, New Zealand's Tallest peak and the mountains surrounding - Aiden (TripAdvisor)

Had an amazing trip on the hovercraft which is a unique experience. The fantastic views of Mount Cook topped off the afternoon. 10/10 would recommend! - Mollie (TripAdvisor)

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