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Extreme Jet Boating in Hanmer Springs
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JET Hanmer Spring’s spectacular Waiau Gorge, for an unforgettable experience in a beautiful environment. Manoeuvre with classic jet boat power 30kms along the Waiau River, under the historic bridge and between deep canyon walls. BUNGY from the historic 135 year old Waiau Ferry bridge, for a 35 metre free fall to the river canyon below. Experience the adrenalin high on the way down and pure elation on the bounce back up! RAFT an alpine river and marvel at the twist rock, water holes, pink marble and faultline. In clear water you may see salmon and trout as you float down the Waiau River canyon. Take off on a QUAD BIKE tour - challenge the terrain, river bed creek crossings, mud and Hanmer Springs farmland trails. You can also enjoy Paintball and Clay Bird Shooting in this wonderful natural environment. Groups, team building and conferences are also catered for.With a host of exciting and fun activities, this is an adventure for the whole family to enjoy! Open daily 9.00am to 5.00pm.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jet boating” (54 reviews)
“quad biking” (37 reviews)
“thrill seekers” (65 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Arrived in between two jet boating tours, which would have required us to have spent an extra hour waiting for the next tour. However the staff were extremely kind to arrange a jet boat ride just for our family (consisting of six and 10-year-old children)....More

Thank M P
HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Wow- thank you M P for such a fantastic review! We always do our best to provide for our customers and we are so glad you got to experience this wonderful activity with your family. We agree that the Waiau River Gorge has the most...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Even on a miserable rainy day this was such a good laugh - 100% got the heart racing , the driver was lovely , the water proof gear provided was muchly appreciated and the trip over all was brilliant

Thank Lynsey M
HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Thanks Lynsey M, we are so glad you enjoyed your trip!

Reviewed 22 December 2016

Only spent one night here in early Dec but have booked to come back in the winter. Stunning picture perfect town, Oak trees up main st amazing.Friendly people. Hot pools awesome, accommodation perfect. Took an early walk up town to get coffee and saw the...More

Thank RobsMGB
HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

We definitely agree we are very lucky that's for sure. We are happy you liked it and appreciate the wonderful feedback. We will see you this winter!

Reviewed 20 December 2016

We spend the whole day there with a family fun day pass (including pizza) The kids aged 3-6 had fun, however the oldest missed something in between the kids pool and the big rollercoaster. Bring sunhat suitable for bathing, and sun protection clothing if the...More

Thank Marie J
HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Hi Marie J. Thank you for the review- I will pass it on to Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools for you :)

Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We had heaps of fun-my 11 year old had a blast. The Driver was excellent and it was lovely through the gorge.

Thank Andy J
HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Thanks Andy J, we are so glad you enjoyed your trip!

Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This was a great way to celebrate my daughter's Birthday. Lovely lady Sue the driver host who took an interest in everyone on our tour recalling everyone's name, prompting conversations relevant to person or person(s) she was speaking with. Sue also had a wealth of...More

Thank Straittford-Miller
HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us! We deal with Canterbury Leisure Tours on a regular basis and agree that Sue is a fantastic guide- always a pleasure to have her groups come visit us. We hope we see you again in...More

Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Went jet boating with your two preschoolers. It was a great experience although not recommended for the sensitive children. Driver was fantastic and the views incredible. We will definitely do this again :)More

Thank Holidaymaker2010
HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Thank you for your lovely review Holidaymaker2010. We are so happy you enjoyed your Jet Boat Trip and got to take in the beautiful scenery - even though the wee one wasn't too keen! lol But, you never know until you try. We hope to...More

Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife and I did our first bungy at Thrillseekers in September 2016. The experience could not be more smooth. We registered on line, showed up a few minutes early as directed. The staff was professional but fun and, above all, safe. Once we went...More

Thank Chris M
HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Thank You Chris M! Wow, we appreciate the time you took to write such a detailed review. We are SO glad you both enjoyed your time with us and went head first off the bridge!! We agree- it's just better. The feedback on safety is...More

Reviewed 27 November 2016

This was an exhilarating ride, 4 of us had the boat to ourselves, it was a fantastic trip and the driver was great, we all felt really safe in his hand. The walk down to where you get on the boat is a bit steep...More

Thank Rosemary B
HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2016

Thank you for your review Rosemary B. We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us and were lucky enough to get the boat all to yourselves! Wow - very cool. Just so you know for next time - we have a 4wd that...More

Reviewed 24 November 2016

My partner took me to Hanmer as celebration, we did the bungy jumping and the jet boating. My partner was pretty nervous to bungy jump however the staff were so calming and he did end up jumping! I loved the Bungy such an awesome experience!...More

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HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2016

Thank you so much for such a lovely review Eliesha G! We are all very pleased that you and your partner had a great day and both appreciated the information about the river/rocks/fossils etc given on the Jet Boat trip- we think it's a pretty...More

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Shaun M
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Hi Shaun, Jet boat ride is a fun activity and all passenger are well seated (not allowed to stand up considering the speed) on board. I'm concerned that it appears no access for the wheel chair bound as the boat is located... More
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