Alpine Jet Thrills - Canyon Safaris

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 - $1000.00
$55.00 - $554.00
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Skim across the turquoise waters, soak in the towering cliff faces that make up the mountains of the Southern Alps and marvel as waterfalls cascade to join the mighty Waimakariri River.
Your jet boating experience offers a diverse combination of a scenic sensory experience and adrenaline pumping exhilaration! Explore jet boating history at our base at Jet Boat World.

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

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Physical address

651 Rubicon Road, Springfield, Springfield, New Zealand.

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $75.00 - $1000.00
(15 year(s) and under)
$55.00 - $554.00
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 take part in jet boating. Passengers with medical concerns should mention these at the time of booking. The canyon is a confined area and often large pressure waves appear. Passengers are thoroughly briefed on safety requirements prior to all departures. Boarding is via jetty complete with handrails.
Cancellation policy:
Cancellation/Refund 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:
50 minutes west of Christchurch Airport.
Proximity to town:
60 minutes west of Christchurch.

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Opening times

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

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