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Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures

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Address: 17 Main Street | Otautau, Invercargill 9610, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-225 8174
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Fantastic Day Out

I hadn't been down the Wairaurahiri river for nearly 30 years (and what a wonderful river it is, powerful, dangerous and dark, a real adventure) so was really looking forward to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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Invercargill, New Zealand
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Invercargill, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I hadn't been down the Wairaurahiri river for nearly 30 years (and what a wonderful river it is, powerful, dangerous and dark, a real adventure) so was really looking forward to seeing it again. Paul (Roffy) was a great host, he knows the area, its wildlife and its stories and people well, and is generous in sharing his knowledge. He... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Weather was great river low good company makes for great jet boating. Cheers Roffy More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

What a nice day we had 12/12/14 fantastic bbq and top notch tour guide (Roffy) was by far the best boat trip for price so far. Will deffently be recommending to other,

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Great to hear and thanks heaps for taking the time to review us. Cheers Roffy More 

Balclutha, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

What a cracker of a day! We couldn’t have struck it any better with the weather. Everyone had a great time and enjoyed the BBQ that was put on for lunch. Paul you were great value, thank you very much for such an awesome experience! Ypur really went the extra mile for us. Defiantly recommend this trip!

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

After all the OTHER! weather we have been getting, we were really lucky on the day good company plenty of laughs Cheers all the best for 2015 ROFFY. More 

Gold Coast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The weather was wet, cold and windy and we had a great day! Value for money was awesome with over 4 hours or river jet boating and a full hot lunch was provided. The scenery was brilliant and the owner / driver only too willing to help. It certainly pays to check out the local businesses away from the main... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Hi Guy's thank-you for your review! we really did see the wild side of Lake Hauroko! Cheers Roffy More 

Invercargill, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We had such a great time, and Roffy you are such a great boat driver, we felt so safe at the same time as exhilarated , its clear you know this river better than anyone else! Thank you for such an awesome experience! We recommend this trip highly and we cant wait to come again!

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Early spring is always rewarding in this area,thanks Amanda for your great review. Cheers Roffy More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Our family had a great day on the Humpridge Jet. The ride was beautiful and exciting - the teen agers and college kids in our group completely enjoyed the ride. We learned about the river and Lake Hauroko, had a great meal, walk through the forest, time to see the coast, walk across a suspension bridge and just had fun... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Thank-you for your great review and confidence in my driving. Cheers Roffy. More 

Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The trip was organised over the phone without a problem. We met Paul at the boat ramp and from start to finish, nothing was a problem to him. The boat ride across the lake and up the river was spectacular. He stopped a couple of times for photos and to give us information on the area. Sitting at the mouth... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Cheers for your great review! low river level makes for great jetboating! Cheers Roffy. More 

Invercargill
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014 via mobile

Our team was looking for a fun/cool kiwi experience that would be a good team building experience and something everyone would never forget. Paul at humpridge jet put on a great day. The jet boat ride across lake hauroko and down the wairaurahiri river was very exciting and the scenery was beautiful. What a great part of the country which... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Yes it was a great day out plenty of sun shine and a helicopter ride to top it off! Cheers for your great review. Roffy More 

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Thanks Roffy for an excellent day. Enjoyed every minute of the adventure. The mountains, the lake & river were beautiful, add to this the excitement of the jet boating & awesome food! Well worth it!! Experienced rain, sleet, hail & sunshine - all this added to the excitement of the day.

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Yes it was a bit of a mixed bag weather wise, nothing better than seeing the sun through the forest after some rain. Cheers for your great review,Roffy More 

Gore, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

From start to finish this was an awesome trip. So much fun and alot of laughs fantastic BBQ. I would recommend to everyone. Roffy (our boat driver) was great and really knows his stuff on the jet boat its a scary ride at times but his expertise puts you at ease A++++++ would do this trip again in a heart... More 

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Paul R, Owner at Humpridge Jet Wairaurahiri Adventures, responded to this review

Great to see such confidence in your driver LOL great review thanks a bunch,Roffy More 

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