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Address: Ferry Bridge, Hanmer Springs 7360 , New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 315 7046
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Description: 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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Jet boat/rafting and quad bike

I went on the trip with my girlfriend the scenery of the quad bikes were awesome great bike and a whole lot of fun Jet boating was awesome great speeds and great atmosphere our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I went on the trip with my girlfriend the scenery of the quad bikes were awesome great bike and a whole lot of fun Jet boating was awesome great speeds and great atmosphere our instructor was awesome forgot his name.. Rafting was great unit we hit a wall and capsized but oh well they were great getting out of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I was in Hanmer for the first time this weekend with my partner. We decided to do the Jet Boating, as suggested by the team in the shop in the township. Darryl was our driver. WOW! What an experience. We went upstream, as the water was a bit too high to go downstream, but we didn't miss out on any... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Would highly recommend the jet boating. We had lots of fun and was an exciting and informative trip. Fast,lots of turns and lots of very close calls with the rock faces!! Also a little bit wet ... Thanks to Marc our driver who was excellent with us. Would love to do it again!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

we went water rafting and Graham from thrillseekers was great. very knowledgeable and also knows a lot of info abt the area,the river and tons of exp in doing wht he does best !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Went jetboating with friends. A definite must do! It's loads of fun and even with some interesting facts in between! Would definitely recommend it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Amazing experience and friendly staff. Everybody working there is friendly and funny, they make you feel completely comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Our family of five took advantage of the recent special ($249 for a family) to raise our heart rates on the jetboat ride at Thrillseekers in Hanmer Springs. It was 40 minutes of super fast speed on the Waiau River with our smiles stuck goofily to our faces. Through close river canyons and past seemingly impassable shallows we flew. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Our family of three really enjoyed the 2 hour quad biking. Our guide showed us the use of the bikes and we had a little practice before setting off up the valley. The scenery was stunning and the drives through the rivers and muddy sections of track were enough to keep us challenged. The time just flew by. Thanks for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Our family of 5 enjoyed the jetboating trip. They had a family holiday special of $249 for 2 adults and 3 kids under 13 but I had to pay extra for one child being older. Still felt it was a good price. We have done the Shotover jet boat trip in Queenstown but we loved this trip because it felt... More 

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Akaroa, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Also Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah were the sounds coming out of our mouths when we experienced the fast paced edge of your seat non stop thrill ride that was the jet boat adventure. I would recommend this ride to crowds of all ages, you wont be dissapointed :D

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Address: Address: Ferry Bridge, Hanmer Springs 7360 , New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 315 7046
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Hanmer Springs

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