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Thrillseekers

Ferry Bridge, Hanmer Springs 7360 , New Zealand
+64 3 315 7046
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Type: Sports Camps/ Clinics, Adventure
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Owner description: 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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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Hands down the best fun I had on my South Island tour! An hour of speed, water, mud, trills, views, dirt and bumps! Tour guide Tim from Florida was awesome fun! A definite must if staying in Hanmer Springs (much better location than other places in the South Island to go on Quad bikes and cheaper)! Thanks heaps Thrill Seekers... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Came here on the way from Wellington to Christchurch - so was very tired, but wanted to cram in a bungy jump to break up the driving!! (My friend said I was crazy) Arrived at 3:45pm without having booked anything and just before they were due to close, but they were more than happy to oblige and set me up... More

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Hanmer Springs, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Loved every single thing about the jet boat ride! from the thrilling speeds to the 360 degree spins!! Best bit of fun i've had in a long time. I suggest you give it a go!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A memory for rest of my life! We where a big group from Monteith who did it togheter. Thrillseekers and James and Jamie made our day, thank you!!

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Thrillseekers-Adv, Front Office Manager at Thrillseekers, responded to this review

Thank you Lin for your review, we are very glad that we made your experience a good memory and you enjoyed your day as much as we enjoyed having your group. Thank you for acknowledging our great staff and we hope to see you in the future sometime. Jackie Courto More

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Had great, but a bit chilly, fun on the speed boat. It was well run and they had good communication. We were lucky enough to purchase a discounted voucher on the book me website and were glad we did so, and as no disrespect to the company, probably wouldn't have gone at full price. In saying that we had a... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Daryl, our guide on the jetboat ride had a great sense of humour, was good with the kids and gave us a short but thorough and entertaining safety briefing, and an adrenaline-charged ride down (then up) the Waiau River. This was very good value for money at half an hour on the water. The souvenir shop was reasonably priced also.... More

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Balmain, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Me and my family had a great time white water rafting, our guide, Darryl, was great, he managed to get us all to swim, and the surprise on the way back made it even better! I definitely recommend going here if you're ever in Hanmer Springs! :)

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Thrillseekers-Adv, Public Relations Manager at Thrillseekers, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome feedback. We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us and hope to see you again in the near future! More

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Thank you to all the staff at Thrillseekers for all your positive and supportive encouragement and your professional care in your work. A big Thank You to James for giving me that push i needed to concur my bungy. It was an awesome experience that i will never forget and will be back to do it again for sure. I... More

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Thrillseekers-Adv, Public Relations Manager at Thrillseekers, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review. We are pleased you enjoyed your adventures with us and look forward to seeing you for the next one. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Wow, what excellent customer service by a guy named Tim. He was absolutely fabulous and so was Richard the guy who was in charge of the jet boat. Thank you guys for an awesome experience and accommodating my friend and I on such short notice.

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Thrillseekers-Adv, Public Relations Manager at Thrillseekers, responded to this review

We're glad you had a blast with us! Thanks for the positive feedback, we look forward to seeing you again soon out on one of our adventure filled trips. More

Boston, MA
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The staff are very professional and triple checked everything in preparation for 3 bungy jumps we did on August 15. The only mix-up was that we booked an 11AM jump, but when we arrived they informed us that we'd need to wait until 12:30PM because they didn't have the required minimum staff at 11AM to do the jumps then. They... More

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Thrillseekers-Adv, Guest Relations Manager at Thrillseekers, responded to this review

Thank you for the amazing review. We are pleased you enjoyed your time with us. We hope each time you look at your photos you remember the thrilling time you shared with us. Hope to see you again for your next adventure. More

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