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Jet Boat Waiau River - HANMER SPRINGS

Join us on the ultimate adventure as we jetboat the entire length of Hanmer's spectacular Waiau Gorge...

Highlights

  • Experience an adrenaline pumped jet boat ride over 24km along the Waiau River
  • See spectacular scenery including narrow gorges and white water rapids
  • Travel and maneuver on shallow waters with the help of powerful twin V8 engines
  • Experience the thrilling Hamilton Jet Spin!
  • A fantastic activity for the entire family to enjoy

This is not just a jet boat ride - it is an adventure experience!

Enjoy the spectacular scenery, including narrow gorges, braided shallows and white water rapids - this trip has it all!

The Hanmer Springs Attractions Jetboat has powerful twin V8 engines, that allow it to manoeuvre in the most incredible manner.

Our Hanmer Springs jet boat can turn on its own length, instantly change direction and travel on ankle-deep water, a true New Zealand experience.

Hold on while you experience the famous Hamilton jet spin! With over 24km of exciting jet boating and breathtaking scenery, this Hanmer Springs boating adventure is a truly outstanding and unique experience.

We are the only Jet boat operator in Hanmer Springs that:

  • Are recognised by Qualmark as having appropriate safety standards to a silver rating

  • Have New Zealand regulated safety standards
  • recognised by AdventureMark

  • Have a superior fleet of boats on the river, all powered by twin engines

  • Have a base with balcony overlooking the river, café and facilities

    Please NOTE as this is a very popular attraction and often completely full - jet boat rides must be taken at the designated time and failing to present at this time may result in ticket forfeit.

    Additional Tickets: Additional full priced tickets can be purchased as you proceed to checkout

  • Adult $125.00
    Child $70.00

    Notes

    • Family Pass $299 - Buy 2 full priced adults tickets and add up to 3 children for just $69...SAVE $111!
    • We require a minimum of two paying adults to confirm the trip departure. Children are 13 years and under. Minimum 3 years of age to ride.

    Available Bookings from April 25 to May 01

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    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

    Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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    Vanessa Chanthon from New Zealand wrote on 10 January 2014

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    Brilliant!

    Excellent! I had booked for my father and husband to go on the boat. They had the best time we were warmly welcomed. Everyone was knowledgeable. My father is 84yrs old so they even drove 4wd down to help him back up the steep track completely made my dads holiday. Perfect service guys would highly reccomend! :0) Thanks you!

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    Cheryl from New Zealand wrote on 27 September 2017

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    Great fun

    Friendly staff.Well organized. Fun ride.

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    Scott Bates from New Zealand wrote on 28 July 2015

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    Fantastic

    Was a great morning and the driver was outstanding. would definitely recommend this

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    Mohammed Aslam from Singapore wrote on 11 March 2018

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    Great experience

    Not as good as the next door one..The man operating the boat is kind of mumbling something at his stops..😂 Can’t hear you!!!!

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    David from New Zealand wrote on 19 April 2019

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    Hanmer spring jetboat

    A must do if you want a good time an some laughs the guides are great an make for a fun trip be prepared to get wet lots of 360s Darryl you are a great guide

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