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Waikato River Jet Boat Blast

  • Wet and wild jet-boat tour along the Waikato River
  • Spot native wildlife in its natural habitat with your guide
  • Zoom through the Tutukau Gorge at high speeds
Waikato River Jet Boat Blast
From USD 79.98
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Waikato River Jet Boat Blast
From USD 79.98
Winding through the countryside outside Rototua, New Zealand’s Waikato River is an outdoor adventurer’s dream destination. On this exhilarating tour, cruise along the Waikato River by powerful jet-boat as your guide points out the native wildlife living along the riverbanks. Hold tight along the winding twists and turns, and enjoy a white-knuckle ride through the spectacular Tutukau Gorge.
What to Expect
Operating at 10 am daily, the scenic blast offers you a 55 minute, 36km return trip down our mighty Waikato river. Set off with a scenic jet boat ride in a sleek black boat on the magnificent Waikato River - New Zealand’s longest river. See birds, pine forests, farmlands, native bush, the 50 metre high Tutukau Gorge, steaming volcanic river banks and spot trout.Then experience what a Jet Boat can really do. 
10:00 Depart River Jet Base in Jet Boat for a scenic ride
10:25 Arrive and admire the Tutukau Gorge
10:35 Head back to base fast as possible and experience 360 Jet spins
10:50 - 11:00 arrive back at base.
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Reviews (12)
1 - 5 of 12 reviews
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile
Fantastic Fun

Extremely enjoyable , Cam was a fabulous driver/guide very entertaining and knowledgeable.. thrills and spills , well worth it, highly recommend

Thank Guy S
Reviewed 2 September 2018
Fathers Day Special

Thx for the great offer. Despite the rain we had a great trip, awesome fun. Thanks to Shannen our Jetboat driver. Done a great job!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ganzleichtzumerken
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thanks for joining us on fathers day! Rain is just a little bit of water and a free facial (hehe). Fabulous to hear you guys had a time. The RiverJet Team

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Way cool!

Highly recommend. Pity about the rain but it was still really cool and nice to see another part of our country.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank whaeakaren5
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

We love showing of our own backyard- thanks for the review and recommendation!

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Great team and beautiful place to visit.

We had a blast with our cool guide, lots of beautiful nature to admire and fantastic service. Lots of fun for all :)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mireillehicks
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile
My Experience

My experience with NZ River Jet was amazing! The staff are so genuinely helpful! Customer service is spectacular. The ride was not only thrilling but the natural surroundings were breathtaking even on a winters day. We even had a female driver!!! She knows how to...More

Thank Adventure745151
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Hi There! Thank you very much for taking the time to review your experience with Shannen. Its fanatstic to hear you had such a great time and were kept entertained! We really appreciate your awesome feed back, high rating and Recommendation for our RiverJet experience....More

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