Hurunui River Jet Boat Ride - 30 Minutes

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Highlights & inclusions

30 minute jet boat ride on the Hurunui River
Blast through Hurunui River at heart pumping speeds
Wind your way through shallow river braids and dramatic canyons
360-degree spins and drifts thrown in for good measure
Explore the wild coastline or beautiful farmland
Located near Hanmer Springs and Christchurch
or 4 payments of $20.70 with more info
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience

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Thu, Jul 18, 2024

What you can expect

Enjoy exclusive access to over 100 km of spectacular scenery on this 30 minute jet boat ride on the Hurunui River. New Zealand is well known for its jet boating experience and this one will not disappoint. Cruise the river to explore the rugged cliffs, wild coastline and beautiful farmland on a small group jet boat ride.

Combining beautiful scenery and all the thrills that a high speed jet boat ride can offer, this is a wonderful way to experience the best of Hurunui River. Wind your way along shallow river braids, remarkable canyons and large boulder fields as you pass under three historic bridges throughout the jet boat tour. Stop to take in the serenity of the region before a heart pumping finale.


What you need to know

  • 30 minute jetboat ride
  • Life jackets are supplied
  • The duration of this experience is 30 minutes
  • 1767 Domett Road state highway 1
Departure Location
  • It is near Kaikoura and Christchurch as apposed to Hanmer Springs and Christchurch
What To Bring
  • Warm clothing, sunglasses and suitable footwear are required
  • Rain and lifejackets are provided
Additional Information
  • Minimum of 2 passengers required for a trip (1 adult)
  • Toilet facilities are available
  • Please note availability is subject to capacity, river and weather conditions
Terms And Conditions
  • 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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