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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 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 5.00pm.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unforgettable experience! Loved every bit of it. Fantastic company very well run! We all had a blast!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The jet boating was so much fun, it was the highlight of our girls weekend away! Our driver Aaron was amazing he got us so wet 💦

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being a queenstown local I have been on all the jets but this is hands down the best I have been on awesome driver great views love hamner xx

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best time!! Absolutely thrilling!! Was the best part of my trip to hammer springs. Aaron was incredible 😉

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome! Absolutely enjoyable. The staff were friendly and our jet boat driver was skilled, informative, helpful, and fun. Great adventure. Thanks!

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HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Trinette T, thanks for taking the time to review. Its defiantly a great jet boat trip if not one of the best in NZ. Hope we see you back again in the future.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this with our family in April and as we were returning to Hanmer with friends in June we decided to repeat the experience!! We were lucky both times to have discounted rides via "bookem.com" I recommend this river experience as it is truly...More

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HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Pauline Y, thanks for taking the time to review. Great to hear you enjoyed the trip so much you decided to come back again. Certainly very nice at the moment with all the snow on the hills. Hope to see you again in the...More

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Carolynkang
December 31, 2017|
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Response from HanmerSpringsAttract | Property representative |
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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