Jetboating and Wine Tasting Shore Excusion (Small Group & Carbon Neutral)

From NZD NZ$189.00
  • Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
  • Product code: CHC01

As you dock into Christchurch, get ready for thrills and no spills experience that will surely put a smile on your face. We will collect you from the port and start the adventure off by taking you Jet Boating down the rugged Southern Alps fed Waimakariri River. As the jetboat was developed here in Christchurch, there is little wonder the Waimakariri River is likely the most jet boated river in the world and is considered the holy grail of river boating around the globe.


After the thrilling sensation of skimming across the shallow plains, it is then off to Melton Estate for a delightful wine tasting and lunch. Melton Estate is a boutique winery featuring a modern restaurant and event venue set amongst vines on 12 acres.


You will be driven in comfort in our modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras, just to make your journey that bit easier. Led by our fun and knowledgeable and passionate tour guides, this journey will come to life in a new way for you.



·         Jetboat

·         Wine Tasting

·         Beautiful Scenery




Lyttleton Port – We collect you from port and head north towards the first stop of the day for thrilling jetboat ride over the Waimakariri River.  On the way we pass through Christchurch, and your driver will point out the notable highlights of the Garden City as we go by. 

Springfield – We arrive at the jetboat base, ready for a wonderful time out on the water. before wine tasting at Melton Estate. Did you know that the Māori meaning for Waimakariri is Wai (water) makariri (cold rushing).

Melton Estate – After fun on the water it is time to head back on land to Melton Estate, for exciting wine tasting and lunch.

Lyttleton Port – Unfortunately our wonderful day out has ended, and we head back to Lyttleton Port. Your hearts (and stomachs) will be full from what has been an adventurous day.



·         Wine Tasting

·         Jet Boating

·         Small Group

·         Carbon Neutral

·         Lunch

·         Bottled Water

·         Local kiwi snacks

·         Commentary

·         Wi-Fi

·         USB charging

·         100% Kiwi as experience


We at Cheeky Kea Travel believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and all those little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles, complementary refreshments, and many other fun surprises will ensure our tours are an experience to remember.


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