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Auckland Jet Boat Tours

Gate 1 Hobson West Marina | 220 Quay Street, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1246, New Zealand
+64 508 255 382
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No ride. No refund!

Booked a family ride for a birthday celebration in Jan 2017. Called one day ahead to try to add... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
A TripAdvisor Member
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Turned up to do the jet ride all paid for in advance Came from uk to do this and there was no one... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Haley L
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Auckland Jet Boat Tours is New Zealand’s best adventure tour and a must, on your list of things to do in Auckland! We combine high-speed thrills with jet boat manoeuvres that include 180 and 270 degree spins with sweeping turns, high-speed fish tails, wave riding and power slides. You travel up to an exhilarating 85 kilometres per hour! With amazing views of the Auckland City Skyline, commentary of Auckland’s most famous and iconic landmarks.
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Gate 1 Hobson West Marina | 220 Quay Street, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland 1246, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Booked a family ride for a birthday celebration in Jan 2017. Called one day ahead to try to add another person to the ride and only then were we told there would be no boat at the pier. No ride. If we hadn’t called we...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Turned up to do the jet ride all paid for in advance Came from uk to do this and there was no one there. Heard they have gone bust but still being allowed to book. Disgusting company absolute shambles avoid at all costs

1  Thank Haley L
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

This company is a disgrace to the NZ tourism industry, We paid just under $2k in Nov 16 for a group booking. Trip was to take place Dec 16, assured we would "definitely have a unique experience". 2 days before the trip I emailed to...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

These people are a disgrace to our Tourism industry. Reading reviews on their website they take online bookings and money and never take people out and never refund money. I booked for my 2 Korean visitors and 2 days running boat not going and no...More

Thank annegreg12
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

Still waiting on a refund from a booking in March - made the mistake of purchasing directly through Auckland Jet Boats to save them the grabone fees and was promised it would be on the same terms. Booking was made for a hens do with...More

Thank natbee2017
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Reviewed 14 May 2017

We booked and paid a trip for seven people back in November. Our trip was postponed due to 'being taken out of the water due to engine issues'. On January 24 this company informed us that the boat "had sunk". This booking wasn't an online...More

1  Thank KiwiPetrolhead
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

Everyone should get out on the water when traveling to Auckland. The best part of the Jet Boat is that you get to see how great Auckland is from the water. It felt like we saw more than other tourists. Do it!!!

Thank davie988
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Had a blast, definitely reccomend for anyone to do, whether local or overseas - the staff there are friendly and provide an awesome service !

Thank moniquehollands
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

We had an awesome time in March 2017 with Julian our guide who not only gave us a thrill ride but also gave us a commentary on Auckland Harbour. We paid extra for the photos and video and it was well worth it. Julian often...More

Thank Sheena D
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

Excellent activity...Really enjoyed. Although it is mentioned 30-35 mins he took us show a giant cruise ship and Auckland harbour bridge bungy jump also..

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Hello did you end up getting a refund as i'm still waiting and haven't had any luck :/
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Response from Julian O | Property representative |
Yes we provide jackets to protect you from the water spray and also provide you with lifejackets, hope you come out and enjoy an exciting blast on the water soon with Auckland Jet Boat Tours!
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