Activities

Water Sports

Hanmer Springs Rafting Adventure

Set among stunning mountains and pink marble formations, the Waiau River of Hanmer Springs provides an idyllic backdrop for a rafting trip. This 2-hour excursion offers a relaxing ride, with Grade II rapids making it a family-friendly activity. Learn about the region from your river guide and perhaps take a refreshing swim along the way.
$119
2 hours
Water Sports

Hanmer Springs Jetboat and Quad Biking combo

Jetboat the entire length of Hanmer's spectacular Waiau Gorge. 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. 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). Y Two hours of adventure in the beautiful natural mountain environment of Hanmer Springs. 
$189
3 hours
Water Sports

Extreme Jet Boating in Hanmer Springs

Soak up the scenery of Hanmer Springs while you jet through the narrow gorges, white-water rapids, and braided shallows of the Waiau River. Experience the thrill of a 30-minute jet boat ride, a high-octane adventure that carries you over mere inches of water and rotates in 360-degree spins.
$88
30 minutes
Outdoor Activities

Hanmer Springs Jetboat Quad Bike and Bungy Jump combo

At 35 metres high the Hanmer Springs Bungy Jump is prefect for those customers who don’t want to do a high Bungy Jump – maybe first timers or those who are older or younger. The jetboat picks you up at the bottom after your jump and transports you safely back to shore. Your whole jump experience takes approximately 20 minutes. Jetboat the entire length of Hanmer's spectacular Waiau Gorge. 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.  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. 
$290
2.5 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Helicopter and Jet Boat Combo Tour in Hanmer Springs

A must do activity in Hanmer Springs. Get a bird’s eye view of some of NZ’s best landscape. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the mountains, lakes, and rivers from a 30 minute helicopter ride with a 5 minute mountain landing, and then blast through a scenic river gorge on board a jet boat.
$270
1.5 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Jet Boat and Helicopter Combo Tour in Hanmer Springs

A must do activity in Hanmer Springs. Get a bird’s eye view of some of NZ’s best landscape. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the mountains, lakes, and rivers from a 40-50 minute helicopter ride with a 10 minute mountain landing, and then blast through a scenic river gorge on board a jet boat.
$396
2 hours
Outdoor Activities

Hanmer Springs Bungy Jump

Experience a full-on adrenaline rush during a 20-minute bungy jump in Hanmer Springs. Standing on the edge of a platform on the Waiau Ferry Bridge, you'll plunge into a 115-foot (35-meter) freefall. above the Waiau River. A commemorative t-shirt and certificate are proof of your courage.
$119
20 minutes
Outdoor Activities

Hanmer Springs Quad Bikes

Put yourself in the driver's seat of a 4WD quad bike, or ride as a passenger, over challenging terrain. This 2-hour guided tour follows the rugged countryside around Hanmer Springs and the Waiau River. After some instruction, go full-throttle along winding dirt tracks. Choose a morning or afternoon departure on this family-friendly tour.
$119
2 hours
Outdoor Activities

Hanmer Springs Clay Bird Shooting

Practice your aim at a clay bird–shooting course, located along the scenic Waiau River in Hanmer Springs. You're provided 10 shots in about 15 minutes, with a shotgun, ammunition, and safety gear included. Get instruction from your guide and test your skill level. This activity is suitable to participants aged 16 or above, with no previous experience required.
$25
15 minutes
Water Sports

Hanmer Springs Canoe Adventure

Take a leisurely canoe journey down the Waiau River in Hanmer Springs. You'll paddle down gentle Grade II rapids in an inflatable yet durable vessel. This 6-hour experience offers a guided tour suitable for all skill levels. Stop by the riverbank for a picnic lunch and ride a high-powered jet boat back to base.
$175
6 hours