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Hurunui River Jet Boat Ride - 45 Minutes

Explore the wild coastline and beautiful farmland of the Hurunui River region on a thrilling 45 minute jet boat ride near Hanmer Springs, New Zealand.
Hurunui River Jet Boat Ride - 45 Minutes


  • Exciting 45 minute jet boat ride on Hurunui River

  • Blast through the Hurunui River at heart racing speeds

  • 360-degree spins and drifts thrown in for good measure

  • Explore the wild coastline or beautiful farmland

  • Wind your way through shallow river braids and dramatic canyons

  • Located near Hanmer Springs and Christchurch

Cruise the Hurunui River on a heart racing 45 minute jet boat ride showcasing the region’s wild coastline and beautiful farmlands. As the only jet boat tour operator on Hurunui River, you’ll be riding with the experts as they blast past shallow river braids, beautiful canyons and large boulder fields. Passing under three bridges and with numerous 360 degree spins, this energising jet boat ride isn’t just about the thrills.

There will be plenty of stops along the way to enjoy the serenity and history of the area or snap a photo or two before a thrilling race to the end of the tour. Jet boat rides are kept small for an intimate and personalised experience. Book your Hurunui River jet boat ride online here for an unforgettable adventure near Hanmer Springs.

More info


  • 45 minute jetboat ride
  • Life jackets to be supplied


  • The duration of this experience is 45 minutes


  • 1767 Domett Road state highway 1

Departure Location

  • The meeting point for this experience is on Dommett Road, Domett
  • It is located one hour north of Christchurch on the State Highway 1 Bridge over the Hurunui River south of Cheviot

What To Bring

  • Warm clothing, sunglasses and suitable footwear are required, rain and lifejackets are provided

Additional Information

  • Please note availability is subject to capacity, river and weather conditions
  • Minimum of 2 passengers required for a trip (1 adult)
  • Toilet facilities are available
  • Minimum age 5, children defined as 5-13 years
  • Jet boating is an adventure activity which means that a certain amount of risk is involved Passengers must be physically able, pregnant women are discouraged

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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Age Groups

Primary school (6-8)
Middle school (9-11)
Young teens (12-14)
Teens (15-17)
Students (18+)

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