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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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Quad Bikes and Jetboat

Quad biking was great fun. It was just my partner and I in that timeslot therefore we had quite a fast run and got the opportunity to play around abit. We had a great time through... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Quad biking was great fun. It was just my partner and I in that timeslot therefore we had quite a fast run and got the opportunity to play around abit. We had a great time through water and over rocky riverbeds. I was a little slower than the guys (instructor and my partner) but the instructor was really great at... More 

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Hokitika, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Thank you for a fantastic thrill jet boating. Our 6 year old twins and 9 year old say it was their highlight of their NZ trip. Very friendly staff, professional guides and gear...Affordable too!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Amazing experience, very knowledgeable and friendly staff. Boating itself was thrilling, exciting, beautiful scenery. Would 100% recomend

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Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

we completed the double of jet boat and quad bikes today. The quad biking experience was superb with about 2 hours worth of riding through water, mud and sharp corners. The experience was great and the weather good as well. A great afternoon

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Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

My boyfriend and I came to Hanmer for my birthday and he surprised me by paying for me to go bungy jumping. It has always been on my bucket list. The guys who put you in your harnesses etc were really funny and made me feel less scared even though i really was, couldn't stop shaking. I was the first... More 

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Australi, Qld
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Excellent experience, quite nerve wracking driving straight for a cliff face only to turn at the last second, luckily the driver knows what he is doing haha. It was loads of a fun, thank you.

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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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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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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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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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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Sydney, Australia
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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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