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“jet boating”(53 reviews)
“quad biking”(43 reviews)
“bungy jump”(25 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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All reviews jet boating quad biking bungy jump white water rafting great fun degree spins waiau river a lot of fun safety briefing great guide spectacular scenery awesome experience great afternoon great trip south island new zealand thrill
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Reviewed today via mobile

Was a very exciting activity to take part in, the jump spot was off a cool as bridge over a river and the scenery around was beautiful. The staff were great at making you feel calm and relaxed. Overall it was a really fun experience...More

Thank TravelsofGedi
Reviewed 2 days ago

An exhilarating ride. Driver was extremely skillful and informative. A must do for anyone visiting this area that wants a thrilling experience would definitely recommend not to miss this opportunity on the Waiau River . Thank you Hanmer Springs Attractions. We all agreed it was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lucia B
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Lucia B, thanks for taking the time to review us. Sounds like you had fun on or jet boat, hope we get to see you again for our other activities.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dropped in with no reservation for a Jet Boat ride. The people couldn't have been more freindly and accommodating. We were given a Jet Boat ride for just the two of us. To say it was exhilarating is a major understatement. Our pilot was knowledgeable...More

Thank Richard S
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Richard S, thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad to hear you enjoyed the jet boat trip from booking to saying goodbye and hope we get to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 3 days ago

With two kids aged 9 and 11 having never rafted before this grade two stream was perfect for getting to know the teqnique and the feel of it. They even get to jump into the water and cool off. Upstream with fun speed boat -...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dfn1980
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi dfn1980, thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad to hear the family enjoyed our rafting trip. Hope we get to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came to do a bungy on a slight over cast day. We were checked in very quickly and with no fuss. Our guides were Jess and Christian, they were awesome! The jet boat pick up was well coordinated by the guides and jet boat driver...More

Thank chefiescott
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Scott, thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad to hear you enjoyed your bungy jump, we know you were nervous and well done on doing it! Look forward to seeing you on some of our other activities.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Was a funny trip. Our skipper (Eric or so) always went so close to the rocks that you got a pure adrenaline shock. He also made the spins very good and some water splashed into the boat. On the way we stopped 2 - 3...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dreamteam2k17
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Dreamteam2k17, thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad to hear you enjoyed your jet boat trip and look forward to hosting you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing, very well organised, friendly, helpful, reassuring staff. 28 children and 7 adults had a fantastic time, lots of fun and interaction and to top it off the jet boat back. Thank you to all the staff but especially Jess who made a very nervous...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joey340
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Joey340, thanks for taking the time to review us, glad to hear you enjoyed your rafting trip and it was a pleasure to take your group, thanks for the feedback for Jess i am sure she will appreciate it. Look forward to hosting you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelling as a family. We had a fantastic experience with Gavin on the jet boat along with a thrill with the Hamilton Turns an amazing view of the river. I would recommend taking this ride if you are in Hanmer.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank thehappy-concierge
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi thehappy-concierge, thanks for a taking the time to review us. Glad to hear you enjoyed your jet boat ride and I'm sure Gavin will appreciate the feedback. Hope we get to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family of 4 - 2 teenagers and 2 adults.. 2 hours of quad biking. Great fun and a fantastic way to see the beautiful open countryside. Our lead rider was easy to get along with, was funny, knowledgeable and very helpful. Would highly recommend it....More

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

Hi Steve W, thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad to hear you enjoyed your quad trip so much, Ill pass your feedback onto the guides and I am sure they will appreciate it. Hope we get to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just Amazing! 4 to 6 inches above the river bed. Thundering around bends swerving rocky outcrops, dodging river obstacles. Massive "Hamilton Spins". Our driver /pilot Danny so skillful and brave. Just the best white knuckle ride ever. Thankyou so much!!!!.

Thank philipp990
HanmerSpringsAttract, Manager at Hanmer Springs Attractions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi philip990, thanks for taking the time to review us. Glad to hear you enjoyed your jet boat trip so much, Dani is a great driver and will appreciate the feedback. Hope we get to see you again in the future.

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sueching
4 November 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
31 December 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
6 January 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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