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Jet Thrills Christchurch

Corner of Wrights Road and Main North Road | Launching Ramp under Highway No 1 Bridge, Waimakariri Regional Park, Clarkville, New Zealand
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Alpine jet thrills

Another fun jetboat ride up the waimak river skimming through inches of water for about 30 minutes... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darryl J
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Truly awesome; one for the memory box

We booked this from the UK not quite knowing what to expect and were blown away by the experience... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
CDJDorset_UK
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Dorset, UK
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Feel the speed, spins and spray jet boating on the exciting Waimakariri River. Experience the “Thrills” that only jet boating can offer. Skim through the shallow twisting streams for a trip of a lifetime. We are situated just 20 minutes north of the centre of Christchurch. Bookings are essential.
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Feb 27, 2018
“Truly awesome; one for the memory box”
1 week ago
“Alpine jet thrills”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Corner of Wrights Road and Main North Road | Launching Ramp under Highway No 1 Bridge, Waimakariri Regional Park, Clarkville, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another fun jetboat ride up the waimak river skimming through inches of water for about 30 minutes this bad boy does about 90 kph skillfully driven inches from riverbanks and overhanging trees a whole lot of fun for all the family

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Paul V, Owner at Jet Thrills Christchurch, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi thanks for your review. Pleased to take out returning visitors!

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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

We booked this from the UK not quite knowing what to expect and were blown away by the experience, definitely one for the memory box. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with Paul, he was not only our driver but also owner of the company. He...More

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Paul V, Owner at Jet Thrills Christchurch, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure to meet you both and hear of your travels in New Zealand. We look forward to seeing you both again next time you are over. Paul Vernel Alpine Jet Thrills

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Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

We have done quite a few shotover jets before but we would rate today's session as the best! Thank you Paul, our driver, who made our journey fun and exciting. The river was a little unpredictable and we were stuck on some pebbles at one...More

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pvjst, Owner at Jet Thrills Christchurch, responded to this reviewResponded December 2, 2016

Hi there. Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your time in New Zealand. We look forward to seeing you again next time you visit NZ.

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Reviewed February 11, 2014

Went here with work. Knowledgeable tour operator who knows the river well and had a lot of fun, a video of some of the trip is available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bx1dcBbOV8M

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