Huruni River Jet Boat Experiences

If you’re seeking some thrills in New Zealand’s South Island, then there’s no better way to get started than this jet boating experience in the Hurunui River! Enjoy the thrill of a jet boat ride while experiencing some of New Zealand’s the beautiful wild coastline scenery of Canterbury, alpine waters and lush green forests.

Where can I go jet boating in New Zealand?

Energy Jet, based in the Hurunui River at Hawkes Bay, are offering a range of fantastic jet boating experiences. Just over a 1 hour drive from Christchurch, this makes the perfect, fun get-away from the city to enjoy some spectacular nature.

The Hurunui River is rich with history, with generations of Maori traversing it’s waters and being one of the first areas of European settlement. Energy Jet is the only boat operator on the Hurunui River, so you’ll be getting exclusive access to over 100km of spectacular river scenery, choosing from a range of fantastic experiences that will leave you feeling fully energised for your next adventures.

Book a spot on the energiser trip to enjoy a stunning combination of scenery, from shallow river braids to incredible canyons while your skipper shares with you the fascinating history of the river. Take a blast down to the Pacific Ocean in the Sea Blast trip, running down the narrow river channels to the magnificent Mouth Lagoon where the river meets the ocean. You’ll take a serene walk down to the beach, keeping an eye out for the area’s native birdlife and learning about it’s Maori settlements. For an authentic New Zealand experience, enjoy their ride and BBQ package! Take a thrilling jet boat ride to your own secluded beach retreat, surrounded by serene nature and dazzling white sands while you’re cooked a mouth-watering selection of local produce.

This is a fantastic day out, not to be missed on any trip to New Zealand’s South Island. Click here to book your spot!

  • Prices vary depending on experience, from NZ$75 adult to $135 – click here to see your options.
  • Duration ranges from 30 mins to 2 hours.
  • Fastest route from Christchurch is via the State Highway 1




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