Full day of excitement & leisure in the Southern Alps
Jet boat ride through Waiau Gorge
Relaxation at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa
Views of spectacular alpine landscape
Delicious lunch at Pools Cafe
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided tour of Hanmer Springs
Jet boat ride
Admission fees to Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa
Roundtrip transport to and from your Christchurch hotel
Commentary in English
What you can expect
Discover the charming village of Hanmer Springs on this full-day tour from Christchurch. Get your heart pumping on a jet boat ride through stunning Waiau Gorge and afterwards relax and rejuvenate in hot thermal pools.
Leave Christchurch behind you after a pick-up from your hotel and enjoy the 90-minute drive north to Thrillseekers Canyon. Here make the most of the canyon's stunning river and experience a great adrenaline rush with a jet boat ride through Waiau Gorge.
After your thrilling jet boat experience, arrive in Hanmer Springs. This peaceful village, surrounded by mountains and forests with fresh alpine air, is a popular local spot. Its marvellous scenery, as well as award-winning natural thermal pools, makes this an extraordinarily restful area.
At Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools and Spa, Enjoy lunch at the Pools Cafe & take a dip in the sulphur pools and relish the soothing experience. After your bath, have some time to explore the village and absorb the local atmosphere.