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“jet boating”(52 reviews)
“quad biking”(43 reviews)
“bungy jump”(23 reviews)
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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...more
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Hanmer Springs 7360, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Just 5 of us on the jetboat. A great sprint up and down the river. Gopro used to provide a video of the experience. Great driver, well informed commentary. Claybird also awesome. Special thanks to Hannah for her patience and calm approach. Will definitely do...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Darren p
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked this tour as they allow 12 year olds to drive themselves. Thankfully they spend time before going out on the trail getting all drivers familiar with the quad bikes. My 12 year old was not up to the task and really struggled driving...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank agrugger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've done four jet boat rides throughout NZ over the past 8 years we've lived here and this ride was the absolute best by far. Loved jet boating over the gentle rapids. The driver was very interesting too, I think his name was Aaron.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank janienz2017
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Janienz2017, thanks for taking the time to review, glad to hear you enjoyed the jet boat trip so much and we agree , we think its the best jet boat trip in NZ. Aaron is correct and he will appreciate the feedback. Hope to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family was lucky enough to participate in four activities; Quad bike, bungy jump, jet boat and white water rafting. Each activity was excellent. Safety was a priority and each group leader was professional and knowledgable. The photos and videos taken by Hanmer Spring attractions...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wellsnm
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Wellsmn, thanks for taking the time to review. The combos are great way to make the most of value, a full day of activities and glad to hear you enjoyed them so much. Good to hear you liked the quality of the photos on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience, Daryl the driver was brilliant, as was the staff checking us in. Well done everyone.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jayne M
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Jayne, thanks for taking the time to review, glad to hear you enjoyed you jet boat trip so much. Darryl is great guy and even better driver, he will appreciate the feedback. Hope we get to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An enjoyable raft trip. January water temperatures from 17C to 20C+ make it very pleasant for swimming. Our guide Alex spiced up the trip by getting us out of the raft to float down a gentle section, and stopped for a 4m jump into the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sidadandsimum
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi sidadandsimum, thanks for taking the time to review. Glad to hear you enjoyed the trip so much, the warm weather we experience here makes for an easy trip over Summer as we spend allot of the time swimming in the water. I'll pass the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most enjoyable day with Adrenaline Canyon Adventures, its a family run business and we felt like part of their family, they were very pleasant and offered us discounts and put on the tour specially for us. Jess and her friend were our...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank myrose81
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi myrose81, thanks for taking the time to review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your quad trip so much, were a small team and like to make our guests feel like part of the family. Look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to Christian, our driver for a thrilling water ride! A great way to see an alternative view of the amazing country. Loved the 360’s! He was also made the 12km journey on the water interesting with some geographical insight into the landscape! Highly recommended!More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 164dianeb
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi 164dianeb, thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad to hear you enjoyed your jet boat trip so much and that Christian did a good job, he will appreciate the feedback. Safe flight back to the UK and hope we see you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our whole family enjoyed the jet boat ride. Our young daughter loved the 360 turns that sprayed us with water. My husband loved swooping close to the canyon sides. I loved how we stopped at various points along the river and learned interesting facts about...More

Thank SJHancock
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi SJHancock, thanks for taking the time to review and glad to hear you enjoyed your jet boat trip so much. We try and make it so much more than just a thrill ride, hope we get to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’re so glad we did the jet boat ride! Beautiful landscape, knowledgable & friendly guide with exceptional driving skills! Plus we got a good deal through GrabOne. It’s a must do for sure and we’ll be back to try the quad bikes and maybe bungy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Courtney T
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Courtney, thanks for taking the time to review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your jet boat trip so much, we try and make it more than just a thrill ride. Hope we get to see you again for the quads and bungy!

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sueching
November 3, 2018|
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Response from HanmerSpringsAttract | Property representative |
Hi Sue, Please feel free to contact us through our website hanmerspringsattractions.nz where we are able to provide you with more information regarding your query. Thanks
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Carolynkang
December 31, 2017|
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Hi, we have contacted you via cell phone and changed the tour to our 2pm. Look forward to seeing you this afternoon.
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Shaun M
January 6, 2015|
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Response from ogswoman | Reviewed this property |
Hi Shaun, Jet boat ride is a fun activity and all passenger are well seated (not allowed to stand up considering the speed) on board. I'm concerned that it appears no access for the wheel chair bound as the boat is located... More
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