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Address: Ferry Bridge, Hanmer Springs 7360 , New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 315 7046
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JET Hanmer Spring’s spectacular Waiau Gorge, for an unforgettable...

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 5.30pm.

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Great fun and nice scenery

We went rafting and had a really good time. Our guide Graeme was wonderfully attentive to the child on our raft. He had a lot of knowledge of the rafting and environment so was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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82 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went rafting and had a really good time. Our guide Graeme was wonderfully attentive to the child on our raft. He had a lot of knowledge of the rafting and environment so was very interesting.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the best time. Our guide was funny, helpful, patient and informative. I was very apprehensive but she was really kind. The ride was awesome and fast ! Great fun.

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Thank Nona1958
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Bought this a surprise for hubbys birthday and we both really enjoyed it. You get soaked in the 360 spins though so make sure you take a change of clothes

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Day started cloudy with rain. No hanging around. Suited up and shoes on then straight down to canoes for brief safety guide. Within 5 mins skies cleared and sun came out. Majority of journey down stream was just sitting back letting the current take us. Our guide Graham was informative about the surrounding area. It was so peaceful and relaxing.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful experience with the team at Thrillseekers. Over two days we did the Quad Bike trek with guide Gavin. Fantastic and a ton of fun! Day two we did the jet boating. Again with great guide Gavin. A ton of fun and excitement and thrills. A great package of photos of all the fun moments. Thanks guys. Great... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip to Hanmer Springs was part of my birthday present and was thoroughly amazing. The staff were very friendly and we started off with a trip on the jet boat. Unsurprisingly you do get wet but on a warm day you dry out pretty quickly. The actually ride lasted maybe 40 minutes and certainly lived up to the 'Jet'... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of 4 - 2 teenagers and 2 oldies did 2hours of quad biking. Great fun and a fantastic way to see the beautiful open countryside. Our guide was warm, funny and very knowledgeable and helpful. Would highly recommend it. We had so much fun we booked in for the jet boating the next day, but had to cancel when... More 

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Benderloch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

4 of us on the wrong side of 65 and some with limited mobility went on the jet boat ride!!! Steep walk down to the river so they gave us a lift on the 4x4!!! We had Gavin as our driver and all we can say is that it was absolutely brilliant. You literally get flung back in your seats... More 

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Adelaide
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the jet boat, boy does it go fast, need to hang on, not recommended for young children. You do get wet but soon dry out. It lasts 35-45 minutes and cost is $115 per person adult.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did our first ever bungy jump at Thrillseekers. It was an amazing experience that we will never forget. The bridge is high & a beautiful setting to jump off. The crew was very professional, safe, and thorough, you never question your safety at all. I can't wait to to jump off something else!

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