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Jet Boating in Waiau Gorge

A jet boating experience taking you on a high-speed adventure past the jagged cliffs, narrow gorges and white water rapids near Hanmer Springs, Christchurch

Highlights

30-40 minute ride
Life jacket
Adrenaline pumping fun
80km per hour

What you need to know

This exhilarating Hanmer Springs jet boat ride will take you on a high-speed adventure past the jagged cliffs, narrow gorges and white water rapids near Hanmer Springs. Hold on tight for the jet boating ride of your life through the famous Waiau Gorge near Hanmer Springs and Christchurch. This thrillseekers adventure activity will take you zooming past spectacular scenery as you weave and wind down the river, expertly twisting, turning, power braking and fishtailing for 40 minutes of pure jaw dropping fun!

The jet boat's powerful V8 twin engine allows incredible control with crazy spins and seemingly impossible tight manoeuvres on the river. This really is New Zealand jet boating at its very best – it’s the ultimate Christchurch jet boat adventure for adrenaline junkies!

More info

Inclusions

  • 30-40 minute jet boat ride
  • Life jacket and spray proof jacket if needed

Highlights

  • Join us as we jet the entire length of Hanmer’s spectacular Waiau Gorge. Enjoy the spectacular scenery, including narrow gorges, braided shallows and white water rapids…this trip has it all!

Location

  • 839 Hanmer Springs Road, Hanmer Springs 7360 New Zealand

What to Bring

  • A warm jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • In winter hats and gloves also are a good idea

Tour Times

  • Jetboat operates daily at 11.00am, 1.00pm and 3.00pm

Thrillseekers will operate more tours on demand, if possible

Additional Information

  • The minimum age for jet boating is approximately 3 years, depending on the size of the child (must fit safety equipment)
  • You may get a little spray, but not wet as such of this experience
  • The jetboat travels up to 80km per hour
  • Minimum numbers: 2 full paying adults (or the equivalent, e.g. 1 Adult, 2 kids)
  • Maximum numbers: 17 in 1 boat, but we do have the options to use multiple boats / depending on the drivers available on the day

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.
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Jet Boating in Waiau Gorge

839 Hanmer Springs Road, Tekoa Range, NZ 7392