Alpine Jet Thrills - Braided Shallows

An Experience - not just a ride. For Canterbury’s leading JetBoat and New Zealand’s only AirBoat experience, look no further than Alpine Jet Thrills, operating from both Christchurch and Springfield.


$75.00 - $379.00
$55.00 - $359.00
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Braided Shallows - Christchurch
Choose from our brand new AirBoat operation - just like the ‘gator huntin’ AirBoats in the Everglades of Florida USA, or the Kiwi born and bred JetBoat skimming the shallows of the Waimakariri Braided Shallows.
Just 15 mins from the CBD located in the Waimakariri Regional Park.

AirBoat experiences range from 20 - 30mins
JetBoat experiences range from 20 - 90mins
Corporate Team Building & Incentive events (including catering)
Combo deals available for groups

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Physical address

Hamilton Quay, Waimakariri Regional Park, Kaiapoi, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $75.00 - $379.00
(15 year(s) and under)
$55.00 - $359.00
Age restriction:
Other charges:
Payment by credit card attracts a 2% extra fee.
Further pricing information:
The minimum age is 2 years old, children must be accompanied by a caregiver. Pregnant women are advised not to partake in jet boating. People with medical concerns should mention these at the time of booking. The gorge is a confined area and often large pressure waves appear. Passengers are thoroughly briefed on safety requirements prior to all departures. Boarding is via a 30 foot portable jetty complete with handrails.
Cancellation policy:
Full refund if we cancel the trip due to weather or river conditions not being suitable, insufficient reservations or any unforeseen circumstances. If possible we will re-scheduled your booking for any other suitable day. Cancellations made by passengers less than 12 hours before departure may incur a 50% cancellation fee. Reduction of passenger numbers to the booking within 12 hours of departure may only receive a 50% refund of the passenger’s payment.

Facilities and Features

Proximity to airport:
15 minutes from Christchurch International Airport
Proximity to coach terminal:
The Blue Line has a bus stop near the Braided Shallows departure point.
Proximity to town:
15 minutes from Christchurch City Centre

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Opening times

Business hours:
Office hours 9am-5pm
Months of operation:
All months of the year

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