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Amuri Jet - Hanmer Springs

| Corner Hanmer Springs Rd and Lewis Pass Rd, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
+64 21 882 122
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Thanks again for saving the day!!

We had a Grab One voucher for Amuri Jet and we were looking forward to the ride. We didn’t realise... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aaron K
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Fun fun and oh yes fun

Brendan was a blast. He took us up and down the river and spun that boat around like a pro... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Drew A
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Join us as we Jet boat and River Raft the entire length of Hanmer's spectacular Waiau Gorge.Following the contours of the steep canyon walls where possible, its elbows in, as we pass within centimeters of rugged rocks and cliff faces.Take in the magnificent scenery, then hold on while you experience the famous Hamilton 360 degree jet spin. Excitement plus!Make no mistake - this is the best! Or Join Us on one of our Other Outdoor Adventures From Mild to Wild /Learn about the history/The area/Wild live and some more. We allow cameras on all our tours so don't forget IT! Of coarse we take photo's they are FREE we do not charge for memories! OPTIONS *Amuri Jets -Jet the Gorge Trip allow 1 hour *Amuri Jets - Alpine Wilderness Jet boat Safari allow 2 hours *Amuri Jets - River Raft and Jet Boat back combo allow 2.5 hours *Amuri Jets- Family River Rafting allow 2 hours
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| Corner Hanmer Springs Rd and Lewis Pass Rd, Hanmer Springs 7334, New Zealand
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+64 21 882 122
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a Grab One voucher for Amuri Jet and we were looking forward to the ride. We didn’t realise that there are two jet boat operators in Hanmer. We went into the ‘other’ outfit on the Sunday afternoon to book in for a Monday...More

Thank Aaron K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brendan was a blast. He took us up and down the river and spun that boat around like a pro. Excellent value. Even got to do the Sherpa hike up and down for no extra cost. Knows river like the back of his hand. Felt...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We used our grabone vouchers to do this trip today . Would highly recommend . Very friendly and professional .

Thank AndySouthland_NZ
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amurijet, Driver Brendon at Amuri Jet - Hanmer Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Great to see you had a great time Thank you for the Comment.

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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We had so much fun! Great company and great staff!!!! Highly recommended. Tip - rug up! Beanie, Glasses, Scarf anything you have! 🤗

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amurijet, Owner at Amuri Jet - Hanmer Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thanks guys glad you enjoyed the trip! even when the weather is not on our side.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

We had the best experience, from all the reviews I read previously to booking with Amuri Jet was deffinatley on point. Our guide Brendan was knowledgeable about the area was very clear and made the experience a 10/10 we loved the thrill of getting super...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

These guys are thoroughly professional in every way. They know the river, the local history and the boat so well. The ride is a total buzz. Just do it!!

Thank Jo P
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amurijet, Owner at Amuri Jet - Hanmer Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thanks for the great comments

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

I can’t highly recommend these guys enough. After my 5 year old daughter was scared and felt sick they went out of their way to send another smaller boat out to come and pick us up. Chris made sure our trip was enjoyable and made...More

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amurijet, Driver at Amuri Jet - Hanmer Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Hi Renee, Happy you all enjoyed your trip. Hopefully we will see you guys again and your little daughter will enjoy her ride the next time. We are a small family owned and operated company and like to ensure all or clients go away with...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We booked the Wilderness Safari tour - what an incredible tour !! Andrew our skipper was amazing - excellent knowledge of the history and geology of the area. Pulled into the shore and went for a walk to see the fault line. Throughly enjoyed the...More

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amurijet, Owner at Amuri Jet - Hanmer Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Cheers Team it is great to see you enjoyed our new experience .

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The team at Amuri jet are absolutely amazing!! Even after we messed up our booking date they were still very accomodating and we had the most amazing ride! Was so much fun, everyone in our boat thoroughly enjoyed it, thank you very much to the...More

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amurijet, Owner at Amuri Jet - Hanmer Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

I did the 'hamilton' jet boat ride with Andrew as skipper. They already had a full boat but launched their bigger twin V8 so I could get a seat. The weather wasn't that good but the showers stayed away while we did the trip down...More

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amurijet, Owner at Amuri Jet - Hanmer Springs, responded to this reviewResponded 18 March 2018

Thanks John, so glad you enjoyed your trip with us.Hope to see you again soon !

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