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Alpine Jet Canyon Safari

Christchurch, New Zealand
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Thrilling way to site see

This was one of the best parts of the Canterbury region. It mixes thrills, site seeing as well as... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Matthew B
via mobile
What a blast!

Absolutely loved going up the river at 50 miles an hour being sprayed with water and getting to see... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
bob g
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

This was one of the best parts of the Canterbury region. It mixes thrills, site seeing as well as history of the Waimakariri River. We recommend it to anyone traveling in the area. Wear the spray jacket when they offer it to you!

Thank Matthew B
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved going up the river at 50 miles an hour being sprayed with water and getting to see the rock formations all up close. The driver did a bunch of 360s and the whole boat laughed and giggled like kids, had a great time!

Thank bob g
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Safari included collection from my hostel in Christchurch, one hour drive to mountains which passed as 15 minutes thanks to the fact that Paul explained lots of exciting facts about the area and the gorge. The ride was well organized, and lots of fun, with...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

This was part of a ship's cruise tour, which we don't do often, but which I am so glad we did this time. The ride was well organized, and lots of fun, with speed and 360's to add to the excitement. You definitely will get...More

Thank Rosemary T
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I took this boat ride up the Waimakariri River in conjunction with a 4x4 safari with the adjoining HassleFree tours. It was organized by our Cruise Ship, the Regent Seven Seas Navigator. Although it's a long drive from the port in Akaroa, it was worth...More

Thank USMA74
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

A few hours off the long haul from England, our fantastic Kiwi friends had arranged the jet boat trip as an antidote to jet lag! It certainly was 😊 Our guide, Pete, was fantastic - his knowledge of the area and his passion for the...More

Thank LBuzzard
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Great fun for the family. Took my 12 year old and 9 year old and they both loved it. A great mix of exciting spins, fun jet boating and informative driver sharing his knowledge of the area. Would whole heartedly recommend to all!

Thank JoJoK1971
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

Great trip, good guide. 25kms up so much longer that the Queenstown style trip. Time for 360's and thrills but also time to enjoy the scenery. Need a better map of how to get there on there web site not everyone uses GPS

Thank anneJ9822TE
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

The Tour was awesome , It started by a journey to the jet -boat , then a 50 minute jet boat ride down the Waimakariri River !! The canyon and River was so pretty !! The jetboat was a thriller !! The lunch after was...More

Thank Judy D
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Reviewed 26 January 2016

Had a fast fun filled boat ride. Greg was a very knowlegeable operator and explained to us the river factsand talked about the area. We did loads of 360 spins which is great fun. My teenage son came off smiling ear to ear.

Thank Christine M
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AaronSmithers
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Response from pvjst |
Hi Sorry it has taken so long to answer. 60 min Canyon Safari tour is $120.00 30 min Adventure tour is $90.00 1/2 day wilderness Safari is $180.00 full day Alpine safari tour is 415.00 But includes, Jet Boat and 4WD tour... More
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