DANNY DE HEK Entrepreneur Decision Maker Connector Podcaster EducatorLooking for that extreme adventure adrenalin buzz or maybe you just want to dabble in a little bit of soft action? Whatever your adrenaline fix, the Hurunui has something to enthral, delight and excite you!

With so many varied attractions and activities in close proximity you are guaranteed to discover a world of outdoor adventure… Kiwi style!

Thrillseekers Canyon offers loads of adventure activities in one location. Located in the Hanmer Springs area, this is your one-stop adrenaline shop! It’s all here – thrilling river jet boat rides, white water rafting, Bungy Jumping from a towering bridge, fun yakking, sling shot, off-road go karting and quad biking, argo, 2 wheel off road motor bike tours, 4 x 4 tours, paint ball and clay bird shooting.

Natural scenery and excitement doesn’t always go together, unless you take to the air! Take a scenic flight and enjoy breathtakingly expansive views across the Hurunui, either by small plane or helicopter – the choice is yours!

For the fishing or hunting enthusiast the Hurunui offers it all. Take a fishing trip off the North Canterbury coast with a qualified skipper for a bit of ocean fishing or try your hand at freshwater fishing in the clear rivers and lakes with an experienced fishing guide.

Fitness and outdoor lovers can enjoy a taste of everything. Outdoor specialists located in the Hurunui offer many outdoor activities together, including mountain biking, rock-climbing, gorge walks, team building exercises, orienteering, bush skills and tramping. Other popular outdoor pursuits are catered for as well, such as abseiling, high and low ropes and canyoning.

For some low key activity you can’t beat a round of golf or tune up your putting with a fun round of mini golf before getting lost in a maze!
Guided alpine horse trekking is a wonderful opportunity to experience the magic of being at one with a well mannered horse as you enjoy a trek through native bushland and forest. Horse trekking is suitable for beginners to advanced riders.

The Hurunui is a wonderful outdoor playground and offers an abundance of fantastic walking and hiking tracks along with specific mountain biking tracks.

Fishing, jet boating, scenic flights, rafting, horse trekking, clay target shooting, guided hiking, fishing, 4 wheel drive tours, bungy jumping, quad bikes, golf and more… the Hurunui has it all!