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

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

What a fantastic experience! The whole package looks like great value, but we only had time to do the Jet Boat. It was wonderful. Soaked and roaring with nervous laughter. Briĺliant fun.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We had an awesome time on the jet boat and quad bikes!! The instructors were great and really well organised. Worth spending the money for loads of fun!!

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I had been Jet Boating around 14 years ago and had forgottend how much fun it was. The crew at Thrillseekers were pretty laid back but didn't compromise on safety, it gave a good relaxed, unhurried feel about the whole thing. Our driver, Darrell (from memory) had a good sense of humour a lot of local knowledge which made the... More 

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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Yesterday we went quad biking with these guys. 2 x double quad and 2 x singles Great fun. - very safe but very quick. Great trails. Through rivers etc. what a fun day out. I would highly recommend

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Overall it was good, it wasnt as thrilling as i was hoping but the scenery is terrific, the staff were great and the quad bikes were in good condition. The only thing that would have made it better was if we got to go faster than an elderly persons mobility scooter. If youre looking for something more chilled out and... More 

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