Canterbury, New Zealand
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Hanmer Springs Jetboat & Quad Bike Combo

1. Hanmer Springs Jetboat & Quad Bike Combo

Take in the magnificent scenery, then hold on while you experience the famous Hamilton jet spin. This beautiful alpine river features narrow gorges, braided shallows and white water rapids. Travel over 30 kilometres of exciting jetboating and spectacular scenery. Your journey on the water lasts at least 30 minutes and you should allow 1 hour for the whole experience including the safety briefing. The focus above all else is safety, customer service, and value for money. Fun and thrills in the beautiful natural environment of Hanmer Springs. Put yourself in control of a four-wheel quad bike. Challenge the terrain, with river crossings, mud, dust, dirt and excitement. This guided Quad Bike tour will show you some of the real back country New Zealand as you pass through farmland, sheep trails, rivers, sand and bush. You can choose to ride your own bike or ride tandem with another person (subject to age restrictions). Your guide will give you the freedom to challenge yourself within the safety boundaries. Perfect for families, groups or individuals. Two hours of adventure in the beautiful natural mountain environment of Hanmer Springs. 

Hanmer Springs: Jet Boat, Quad Bike and Bungee Jump Combo

2. Hanmer Springs: Jet Boat, Quad Bike and Bungee Jump Combo

Enjoy a beautiful day in Hanmer Springs exploring the Waiau River Gorge by jet boat, Quad Bike and bungee jump! Travel the entire length of the magnificent Waiau River Gorge, and take in the scenery along the way. Hold on tight as you experience the famous Hamilton jet spin. The beautiful alpine river features narrow gorges, braided shallows and white water rapids. You will traverse over 30 kilometers through spectacular scenery on a jet boat ride of at least 30 minutes. Allow 1 hour for the entire experience, including a safety briefing as your guide's focus is above all else safety, along with customer service and value for money. Jump from the 135-year-old Waiau Ferry Bridge at the Hanmer Springs bungee jump. Experience a range of emotions, from sheer terror to pure elation, in the seconds it takes you to plummet 35 meters towards the river. Perfect for those who don’t want to try a high bungee jump, including first timers, the older and the young, the experience includes pick-up by jet boat at the bottom after your jump to take you safely back to shore. Put yourself in control of a 4-wheel Quad Bike and challenge yourself to a mountain terrain of river crossings, mud, dust, dirt and excitement. Discover the real backcountry of New Zealand on a 2-hour tour through farmland, sheep trails, rivers, sand and bush. Choose to ride your own bike or ride tandem with another person (subject to age restrictions), and get the freedom to test yourself within the safety boundaries on an adventure that is perfect for families, groups or individuals. 

Christchurch: 2.5-Hour Bike Tour

3. Christchurch: 2.5-Hour Bike Tour

Feel like a local and explore Christchurch's top highlights, its different neighborhoods, and hidden spots on a 2.5-hour guided tour riding a bike.  Ride in class and comfort on bike discovering various parts of the city.  See Christchurch differently and feel cool as you cruise around Hagley Park, the Avon River Trail, the Arts Center, and more uninterrupted by daily routines. You will look very Instagram worthy on your fun bikes. Visit many famous sights in central Christchurch like the Town Hall, the Margaret Mahy Playground, and discover architecture marvels that are not on the front pages of tourist magazines.

Akaroa: Electric Mountain Bike and Sea Kayak Adventure

4. Akaroa: Electric Mountain Bike and Sea Kayak Adventure

Make two activities in one day and embark on this great adventure to explore Akaroa.  Jump on the latest model of electric mountain bikes with multiple pedal assist functions and start your ride. Enjoy glorious views and a huge sense of achievement after you have reached the top of the crater. Relax and enjoy the route while your knowledgeable guide is leading the way. Your guide will also take some photos of you during the activity.  After that, the group will change to a sea kayak and paddle through the marine reserve together with the local guide. See the stunning marine reserve from two different and unique perspectives.  Get the best of both worlds as you pedal and paddle your way through this action-packed unforgettable day of adventure in beautiful Akaroa.

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What people are saying about Canterbury, New Zealand

A wonderful guide and excellent adventure. Would definitely recommend!! A great family adventure for all ages!

We really enjoyed both the jetboat & quad bike ride. The staff were really helpful & we had lots of fun.

Fantastic experience, had a great time. Cieran was a great guide! Awesome tracks to explore.

This tour was fantastic. The guide was great, really friendly and very safety conscious

A little tame if you have been a quad bike rider before