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Address: 10 Tutukau Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3083, New Zealand
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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USD 143.28*
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Rotorua Geothermal Wonders and Waikato River Jet Boat Ride
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Jet Boat Ride on Waikato River Including Tutukau Gorge and Orakei Korako
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Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze

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A bit of fun on way home

Great trip - Scenic Blast! Funny handsome guide Jeremy (he said to say that haha). Interesting, lovely scenery, great fun. Great example of professional kiwi tourism operatior... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Ruth K
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Auckland
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Great trip - Scenic Blast! Funny handsome guide Jeremy (he said to say that haha). Interesting, lovely scenery, great fun. Great example of professional kiwi tourism operatior, highly recommend NZ River Jets for all ages and cultures, great value for money.

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

Hi Ruth, I bet he did! I think he's the only one that thinks he funny and handsome... Was lovely to have you on board for our Scenic Blast, glad you enjoyed yourselves! The Riverjet Team. More 

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6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Had an amazing time with New Zealand Riverjet. Shannon and Tony were very hospitable and friendly hosts. Tony was really experienced and informative, giving us an interesting and humorous commentary along the river and lots of fun spins on the way back. Totally recommend this experience - so glad I did it. Lynette - Rotorua Isite

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

Hi Lynette, Was super lovely to meet you and have you aboard NZ RiverJet. So glad we found some one that thinks Tony is funny! He will be so happy. Hehe. Anyway .... thanks for your amazing review and recommendation we really appreciate it and hope we will see you again on the squeeze next summer! Thanks again, Shannen Fisher. More 

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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I am so glad we did the Squeeze tour! Adam talked us into it and it was a unique life experience I'll always remember. You basically get a professional and informative boat ride and then explore a narrow, jungly, mossy canyon. Adam was a wonderful and knowledgeable guide that made us all feel special, like we were long lost friends.... More 

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

Woohoo! Agreed, the squeeze will totally rock your socks (or crocs?) OFF! Thanks for your amazing review and recommendation! Will pass your wonderful comments onto Adam. The River Jet Team. More 

Cornelius, North Carolina, United States
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

What an adventure. We had the most amazing tour guide Tony! He not only can drive a boat but the history that he brings to the tour made it even more memorable. The views are stunning every direction you turn there is something to see and he has a story to tell. A must go!!!

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

Hi Leslie, I agree that RiverJet is a must do! Not so much about the Tony being amazing part... Haha! just kidding he is pretty awesome (you didn't hear that from me). Glad you guys had a memorable time! The RiverJet Team. More 

Saint George, Utah, United States
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106 reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We were a large group and went on the riverjet tour that included the squeeze. This is a ton of fun and if you get the chance is a must do. The jet boat is a lot of fun especially when they spin the boat around in the water. The squeeze was awesome to hike through and there are awesome... More 

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

Hi Jon, Was awesome to have your group on board with us to do the squeeze. Glad to hear that you guys had some wicked fun! Photos can be pretty unbelievable sometimes they are that awesome! Thanks so much for your review. The RiverJet Team. More 

Orange County, CA
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I booked our RiverJet excursion from the States before our trip to New Zealand. Our entire family from ages 4 to 80 had the greatest experience doing the RiverJet and the Squeeze with Tony. He made everyone including the grandparents comfortable. The ride to the Squeeze was beautiful and Tony was gave us some great information along the way. He... More 

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

Hi Ya, Thanks for your awesome review and recommendation. Was lovely to have you all on board, And ill be sure to pass your lovely comments onto Tony. the River Jet Team. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My daughter and I have adventured up to Rotorua for a weekend including a NZ RiverJet Experience. Our guide Tony and his base team were simply fantastic giving relaxed, humorous and very clear instruction for a wicked adventure. During the journey Tony provided very interesting information about this area on the Waikato River. This is the perfect Kiwi representation (as... More 

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

Hi Andrew, Thanks a lot for your wonderful review. I am super glad you managed to get your car sorted and I hope you and your daughter enjoyed the rest of what sounded like a wicked weekend away! Glad we are doing kiwis proud :) Regards, The Riverjet Team. More 

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 23 March 2017

A definite highlight of our 5 days in Rotorua. We had a tour all to ourselves just my husband and I. Jeremy was great. He gave us an amazing ride, answered all our crazy questions, but most of all we felt like we were the most important people and friends at the end of it. When we walked in, no... More 

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

Hi Julia, Wow, thanks for your totally wicked review. The 'private' tours don't happen very commonly so you guys must of had some luck up your sleeve. I agree about the tour being value for money. More bang for your buck! And I will pass your lovely comments on to Jeremy. We would love to see you here again on... More 

Cedar City, Utah
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

NZ Riverjet was fantastic all around. Our guide, Adam, was incredible--very informative, and saftety/comfort oriented while still being laid-back and fun. They outfit you completely (head to toe) in wetsuits, crocs, rain jacket (if needed) and PFD. It was beautiful along the river and the hike through the squeeze was great. Lots of times for photos. We took a school... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This was my husband and my first time in New Zealand and this was one of the excursions we planned to enjoy. We were not disappointed!! It was well organized with very personable staff. Our jet boat driver, Tony, was an excellent guide and obviously a skilled driver!! SO much fun. We got off the boat for an hour to... More 

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

Wow thanks a lot for your awesome review! The Thermal Safari is a totally unique experience. Orakei Korako is so beautiful (just like the office lady)! Glad we were able to live up to your expectations and provide you with a fun filled adventure. Thanks Again! The River Jet Team. More 

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