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Address: Ferry Bridge, Hanmer Springs 7360 , New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 315 7046
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Type: Sports camps & clinics, Outdoor Activities
Owner description: JET Hanmer Spring’s spectacular Waiau Gorge, for an unforgettable experience in a beautiful...
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Type: Sports camps & clinics, Outdoor Activities
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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Cheadle, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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 via mobile

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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

FANTASTIC DAY OUT - My son (10 years old) and I (Mum) had a wonderful day out with Thrillseekers. We did the Canoe Safari down the river, had lunch provided in a gorgeous wee spot with a swimming pool off the main river, and then Jet Boated back to the start. Our guide was friendly, helpful and fun whilst remaining... More 

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We had a great time on the Quad bikes despite limited experience. It was good to experience different terrains and slopes. My stepson also enjoyed his first Bungy jump.

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Cresskill, New Jersey, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Bungy jumped off the bridge.. About a 35m drop.. It was a blast. Just fyi you must wear a harness as opposed to ankle straps. Apparently a girl came loose from the ankle straps back in 2010... Told me that right before I jumped. Didn't stop me. I was kinda bummed I could do the ankle straps, but the harness... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Bought and paid for the bungy. They didn't tell us till after we paid that you can't bungy with the rope around your ankles like traditional bungys. Had to use the full body harness. Third time bungy, and felt a little let down in all honesty... The adrenaline pump is good as always.

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Arnold, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I did the bungy with these guys a couple days ago. Totally worth every penny spent. The staff were really lovely and helpful, made me feel confident enough to jump without assistance. They have everything to organised. Would definately reccomend this to everyone who hasnt done a jump before. They made the entire experience unforgettable for me

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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