3 Trip Options available
Join us for an exciting, thrilling and adrenaline pumping Jetboat ride on the Waiau River. A must do when you visit Hanmer Springs. Choose from the three great options for all ages.
Jet The Gorge
This is our most popular trip leaving the base and heading down stream.
Join us as we jet the entire length of Hanmer's spectacular Waiau Gorge. Following the contours of the steep canyon walls where possible, it's elbows in, as we pass within centimetres of rugged rocks and cliff faces. Hold on as you experience the famous Hamilton (360) turn to get your adrenaline pumping!
Covers over 30 kms of river.
Allow 1 hour
Go back to why Jetboats were started , smaller boats exploring the smaller braids of the Hanmer Springs Basin.
This trip allows you to get off the boat and explore the Fault line at Marble point , so dont forget your Camera, the mountain scenery is magestic!
Allow just over 1 hour
This trip leaves the base and heads upstream into the Shallow braids with the backdrop of the beautiful mountains of Hanmer Springs and then heads into the Gorge. Watch out as the boat zooms past the cliff faces with inches to spare and then hold on as you experience the famous Hamilton spin (360 degrees spin). This trip has it all , Canyon, braids, shallows. A real Jetboating experience.
Allow 1.5 hours