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Kiwi Jet Tours

Matahina Dam, Whakatane, New Zealand
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Great Trip and Exciting Experience

Went inland because we couldn't go to White Island because it was too rough. But really pleased we... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2015
JJtheWhaleWatcher
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Auckland
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The best jet boat tour!

I'm so glad we found this tour in one of the many leaflets available. Unlike most 30 minute rush... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2015
Gareth B
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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31 Dec 2015
“Great Trip and Exciting Experience”
15 May 2015
“The best jet boat tour!”
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Matahina Dam, Whakatane, New Zealand
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Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Went inland because we couldn't go to White Island because it was too rough. But really pleased we chose this tour. The man was ready on time and waiting for us all to arrive. Great trip over the lake, then exciting trip up the river....More

Thank JJtheWhaleWatcher
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

I'm so glad we found this tour in one of the many leaflets available. Unlike most 30 minute rush jobs this tour offers a much longer experience. That plus the fact that you are guided by Bill who really knows his stuff (they build their...More

Thank Gareth B
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Bill Roberts is the 'Man'... his experience as a world-champion jetboat driver is sooooo evident lol.... Please be warned... people with heart conditions DO NOT! I REPEAT, DO NOT TAKE THIS TOUR! lol... Your heart will be racing with fear and excitement at the same...More

Thank Simply_elegant2014
Reviewed 17 January 2014

A jet boat ride is one of the best ways to get to some of NZ's best-kept secret places in truly remote areas and this one was no exception. From Melanie's initial instructions to finding the Matahina Dam to Bill's commentary and expert handling of...More

1  Thank Lynne R
Reviewed 24 February 2012

Bill Roberts (former world champion jet boater) is a lovely guy and is very good at judging his guests and altering his patter an tour to suit. He tells a little about the history of the dam/ river and the 360o spins are fantastic! We...More

2  Thank Riversidezoe
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