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Jet Boating Ride

By Hanmer Springs Attractions
Price was undefined, price is now NZ$100
Free cancellation available
1h
Printed Voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Multiple languages

Highlights

  • Adventure in Canterbury's narrow gorges & whitewater rapids

  • Scenic mountainous backdrop along the Waiau River

  • High-performance ride with 360-degree spins

  • Expertly trained professional driver guiding your ride

  • Adrenaline-pumping manoeuvres including rapid power brakes

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided jet boat ride along the Waiau River

  • What's included

    Life jacket & splash jacket hire

  • What's included

    Hotel pick-up

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 3 and younger are not allowed.

  • If you have back, neck, joint or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether or not to participate.

  • If you are prone to motion sickness, please take necessary precautions. Consult a medical professional before taking any medication.

  • At least 2 adults aged 14 or older are required for this activity to take place.

  • Maximum group size is 17 people.

  • Children 4–13 years old must fit safety equipment in order to participate.

  • Hotel pick-up is available from most centrally located Hanmer Springs hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel, the Town Ticket Office in Hanmer Springs, or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

What you can expect

Get a chance to experience an adventure in New Zealand's famous outdoors with a jet boat ride along the Waiau River. A professional driver takes you through narrow gorges and whitewater rapids for an exhilarating ride in the special natural environment of Hanmer Springs.

From your starting point on the Waiau River, just south of Hanmer Springs and a 90-minute drive north of Christchurch, board a jet boat and surge down the length of the spectacular Waiau Gorge. Take in the magnificent scenery of narrow gorges, braided shallows, and whitewater rapids, and hold on as the boat pulls you through sharp manoeuvres like the famous Hamilton turn.

With more than 18 miles (30 km) of exciting jet boating and spectacular scenery along the Waiau River, your driver gives you the thrill of speeding just inches above the water, a unique way to experience the incredible New Zealand scenery.

Location

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Activity Location

  • Waiau River Canterbury

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Thrillseekers Adventures Riverside Base
  • 839 Hanmer Springs Road
  • Hanmer Springs Canterbury
  • Town Ticket Office
  • 12 Conical Hill Road
  • Hanmer Springs Canterbury
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Hanmer Springs Canterbury
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