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Hanmer Springs Attractions

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Address: Ferry Bridge, Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
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0800 661 538
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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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Fun! Fun! Fun!

Visited last year as my partner done the bungy jump of the bridge, the staff were all lovely and had a lot of banter with us. I never heard anyone scream so loud was very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
18daniellehughes
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Drogheda, Ireland
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Drogheda, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited last year as my partner done the bungy jump of the bridge, the staff were all lovely and had a lot of banter with us. I never heard anyone scream so loud was very funny!!! Also we booked the jet ski and we were the only people on it. The driver brought us further than they normally would which... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family loved this experience. Amazing for all of use, ages ranging from 11 to 52. Wonderful scenery, exciting, friendly. We could not often hear the guide's information while on the boat but not sure how that can be fixed. We certainly heard all safety instructions! Well worth buying the footage afterwards. Best time of our trip!

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HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review! We are so very pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves and had a great time with your family. Also, the feedback about you having difficulty hearing the information is extremely helpful thank you- we will endeavor to find a solution for this. Thank you again and we will be sure to pass your wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took the grandkids, we all absolutely loved it. Purchased the brilliant go pro footage also, well worth the extra. Topped off a great long weekend.

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HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this review

Thank you David D for a lovely review. We are so pleased you had a wonderful experience with your grand kids and can re-live it with your Go-Pro footage in the years to come. Very special :) Thanks again and we hope to see you again!! More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ride is very fun and the view absolutely stunning. The crew friendly and kind. Highly recommended. Go!

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HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and for recommending us Viviana- We are so happy you had a great time :) Take care and we hope to see you again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The scenery is absolutely stunning on the ride and it was super fun! The driver also stopped and gave us some cool facts about the river and area. Definitely worth doing here.

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HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this review

Awesome! Thank you Dana S we are so happy you enjoyed it! More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the jet boat experience. I took my 15 year old twins on with me and we had an amazing time. The jet boat ride is thrilling and at times a bit scary! We would do it again if we had a chance or perhaps try one of the other activities on offer. The driver Aaron was great... More 

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HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review Andrea C! We will pass on your lovely comments to Aaron. Thanks again and we hope to see you for another adventure in the future ;) More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our 2 daughters for a trip today and had an absolute blast. The oldest daughter aged 11 LOVED every minute and couldn't stop smiling. The turns freaked our 9 yr old out but afterwards she admitted she had a great time too. I hadn't been in a boat since I was a child and had a wonderful time even... More 

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HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this review

EXCELLENT! I love reading reviews that say 'couldn't stop smiling' because as I write this response back to you- I can't stop smiling! lol It makes us all so happy to hear that you had a fantastic time with us! We will see you again soon. Thanks for the spectacular review :) More 

Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

my family went on the jet boat ride, some of my kids were apprehensive but came out smiling , it was a lot of fun for us all and a good mix of ages

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HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this review

Thanks my4angels2017 we are so happy you enjoyed your time with us! We hope to see you all again :) More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really good environment for a quad bike experience; great opportunity to split riders into groups based on experience & ability so that everyone gets more out of it.

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HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this review

Thank you! We appreciate you taking the time to give us feedback RJD58. Take care and we hope to see you again in the future :) More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We pick a great day to join the crew for our rafting, we were fitted out with our wet suits, boots, life vests and safety helmets and guided through all the need to knows before embarking on our journey down stream. We had lots of laughs, slight workout weaving our way down, we had a second boat with us which... More 

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HanmerSpringsAttract, Public Relations Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review Amanda H! We are so glad you had a fantastic family experience and that we could help make your day a memorable one. We look forward to seeing you again :) More 

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