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Address: 10 Tutukau Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3083, New Zealand
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Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
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MUST DO!!!

Such an AMAZING adventure...we did "the squeeze" tour with Jeremy & we had such a great time. Jeremy made us feel so welcome & was such a character...so lovely...highly recommend... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 November 2016
erinmack77
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Such an AMAZING adventure...we did "the squeeze" tour with Jeremy & we had such a great time. Jeremy made us feel so welcome & was such a character...so lovely...highly recommend anyone to go on this tour as you will be smiling all afternoon!

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Thank erinmack77
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for the awesome review of your time here at NZ Riverjet. I will definitely let Jeremy know you had a great time with him on your journey through the squeeze. Thanks again The Riverjet Team More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Awesome experience, tour guide Tony was amazing, could really see the staff love their jobs and it really comes through in the experience. Thanks for an awesome day guys!

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi Mariana, We find it hard not to love our jobs when working in such a beautiful environment! Thanks for coming out and for taking the time to share your experience with us. We love reading everyone's views on the trips; I will be sure to share with the rest of the crew. Thanks Again The NZ Riverjet Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had an absolute blast! Even when it bucketed down. Tony was a great guide and a fantastic driver. It's always reassuring knowing the person leading has a real passion for what they do. Never have I been on a jet boat ride that is more than just speed and spins. The extensive knowledge and pride in the area and hidden... More 

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Thank Elisha N
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi Elisha Many thanks for the awesome review. The weather is one thing we can't control but it sounds like you guys had an awesome time, regardless. I will pass your comments onto Tony. He will be stoked to hear that you had such a memorable experience. Team N.Z Riverjet :) More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We savoured a wonderful jetboat ride up to mighty Waikato River with the driver, Adam, switching the engine off for delightful periods to allow us to drift with the current and really admire the natural beauty. Adam began the trip with a traditionally authentic Maori mihi (greeting) and pepeha (personal introduction) and generously shared his knowledge of the history and... More 

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi Robert, Thanks for the great review! We are glad you enjoyed your time both on board the boat and at Orakei Korako! Thanks again The Team at New Zealand Riverjet More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Excellent few hours. Trip is broken up into three phases, a slower boat ride with stops to discuss the river, local history and geology. Then a walking tour of the thermal area and then a more rapid and exciting ride home. A great mix, with something for everyone. Tip - Check out the trout and eels from the deck of... More 

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, Thanks for the great review! We think that breaking the tour up into the three stages means that we have something for everyone to enjoy! Thanks Again, The Team at NZ Riverjet P.S. I love the tip to check the trout and eels out from the cafe as well !! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Had an awesome jet boat ride! Adam was great, looked after us and told us about the area. Would highly recommend!

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Santander, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great activity with a lot of fun, historic and natural information about the región, time to spend around the volcanic areas and of course... speed!!

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Thank Nacho G
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi there thanks for taking the time to review your time with us! We like to think that we have just the right mix of FUN, geothermal, history and of course SPEED!! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The NZ River Jet tour is definitely a once in a lifetime experience! The picturesque views of the beautiful surroundings that you get the chance to take in are definitely the highlight of the tour. Our guide was very passionate and knowledgeable about the history of the area and was also very friendly. My trip was a part of the... More 

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi What a review!!! Thanks for the great comments on our amazing Thermal Safari Tour, we definitely think that we have some amazing scenery to share with people here! We think this tour is a good combination of geothermal experiences and also the adrenaline rush on the ride home! Thanks for joining us on board and for giving us such... More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I did this as a part of the Rotorua iSITE famil, this was an amazing experience. A nice historic ride along the Waikato River in a jet boat with 2 Chevrolet engines. A high Speed ride on the way back to the NZ River Jet base. Waterproof Coat, Gloves and Glasses provided which are great for rainy days. Thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi There, We are so glad that we were able to host everyone from the I SITES and showcase what amazing experiences we have to offer! The Thermal Safari is definitely an experience not to be missed. Thanks for taking the time to review your time with us. The New Zealand Riverjet Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

OK so maybe not VIP, we were the only 2 people booked on, but the tour guide made us feel like VIPS Great tour down stream on the scenic blast before shooting back to the start with lots of spins and speed. Massive fun, thank you so much

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi James, Thanks for the great review of our Scenic Blast tour! We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us and that we could make the tour feel like it was just for the two of you! Thanks The New Zealand Riverjet Team More 

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