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New Zealand Riverjet

10 Tutukau Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3083, New Zealand
+64 7-333 7111
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US$126.36*
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Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
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US$133.84*
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Jet Boat Ride on Waikato River Including Tutukau Gorge and Orakei Korako
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US$85.99*
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Waikato River Jet Boat Blast
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“waikato river” (52 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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10 Tutukau Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3083, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

We have a need for speed. This requirement was not completely fulfilled on this riverjet tour. However! We did enjoy the hike on the geo-thermal area! It was beautiful and mystical all at the same time! Our guide, Cam, was pretty quiet but that may...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We took the trip to Orakai Korako using the Riverjet. On the way out it is a more leisurely pleasure boat type of journey with occasional stops to look at something of interest or for a short piece of history about the area. We were...More

Thank Gadabouts95
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Amazing time was had by our family today, we had foggy weather but our guides knowledge of the river had us feeling safe as well as giving us the thrills!!! I loved the scenic ride down, learning about the river and the thermal activity...THEN home,...More

Thank Joanne P
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Joanne, Thanks for you wicked review! The scenic ride included is definitely what sets us apart from the others and we agree its truly wonderful. Your totally welcome and we are happy you had a great Time. Cheers, The River Jet Team.

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

There are not enough great words to describe the amazing time we had. From the moment we arrived to our final good bye we could not have asked for more. The staff felt like family and old friends. They took great care to make sure...More

Thank Rick T
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Rick, We really appreciate you taking the time to put up your review and a fantastic one at that! Super glad you guys had a wonderful time and the staff were nice for once (haha just kidding)! We would love to have you out...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

I went on the Ultimate Thermal Safari trip which included a visit to the Orakei Korako. The riverjet boat ride was fast and extremely enjoyable. Cam was our driver and he was extremely skilled and very knowledgeable about the history of the lnd and people....More

Thank davej1961
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi Dave, Thanks so much for your awesome review. And thanks heaps for the pointers for our future guests. Hopefully we will see you again! Cheers, The RiverJet team.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Such an amazing, fun day out...best way to have a birthday adventure and great way to get over a hangover...sun, fun, fresh air and beautiful scenery. Jeremy made the day fun, informative, and adrenalin filled. Thanks Jeremy and the team!

Thank Elmo765
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We did the Squeeze as a family, with kids aged 8 and 10. It was amazing! The trip down river in the jetboat is interesting, as guides Tony and Jeremy explained about Maori culture as well as the history of the area. Out of the...More

Thank Pauline L
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Hi Pauline, Thanks heaps for your glowing review. We are happy you and the kids had a wicked adventure and that the squeeze was a highlight of your holiday! Yehaa! We appreciate your recommendation, maybe we will see you back again when the squeeze is...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

What fun I had on this trip! Zooming down the Waikato River, adrenalin pumping as we wizz close-bye tree/bank edges and doing spins! Jumping out to squeeze through a narrow but passable gap in the rocks to a waterfall with some warm water to enjoy....More

Thank 01donala
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Everything is all organised. Rash tops, croc shoes, raincoat provided. Enjoyed the commentary of life on the river. Got to the squeeze and it was well worth it and will go again with other friends who haven't been. What made our trip even better was...More

Thank 2brynj
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Jet Boating the Mighty Waikato is definitely one of the coolest ways to see a slice of paradise in NZ! Plus I bet you looked very cool zooming down the river in all that gear - especially them crocs! looking forward to having you back!...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

It was our first trip to the Squeeze and it was a very different natural experience! Due to the recent cyclone, the water was not as warm as it is usually but it was well worth the trip! We swim through some deeper water and...More

Thank Yam76
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Wow Thanks for your amazing review! It was a pleasure to have you on board with us! It seems like we ticked all the boxes for you (especially me hehe) but that makes us feel pretty awesome. Glad we could provide you with a true...More

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pandora205
14 March 2017|
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Response from Nichollette E | Reviewed this property |
I think you'd be fine. if in doubt, take pool goggles
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She should be just fine!
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Response from 1YearLater | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lori We dawdled taking photos and enjoying the scenery and it was less than 20 mins each way, 20 mins playing/posing at the waterfall. Water on the walk was less than 600mm on 7 Jan 2015 but looks deeper in August: eg... More
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