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Akaroa Jet adventures

61 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7092
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Great fun and beautiful scenery and wildlife

I spent the entire 50 minutes grinning! The jet boat was fun and the 360 spins with exhilarating... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile

We had a booking for a private Jet boat ride for 9 family members but could have up to 18. We... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Melbourne, Florida
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61 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7092

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent the entire 50 minutes grinning! The jet boat was fun and the 360 spins with exhilarating but the scenery and wildlife were the real winners! On top of that was the history of the places we were seeing :-) The guide was helpful,...More

Thank Bethyboo81
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had a booking for a private Jet boat ride for 9 family members but could have up to 18. We arrived at Akaroa by ship and got up early to be on the first tender so we were not late for the trip. We...More

Thank Grandma07012007
AkaroaJet, Manager at Akaroa Jet adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

We are disappointed to see such a bad review placed against us, however we can see the group's point of view. The owner of Akaroa Jet, Brett, was down at the back of the shop from 8am until 8:30am, getting jackets and equipment sorted for...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We are cruising on the golden princess and one of our first excursions was the akaroa jet boating It was a beautiful day, we had the best guide, and not only did we have fun, but we also learnt a lot about the area and...More

Thank Gweneth W
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We had been told to check in at the Akaroa Jet Boat by 11am. We arrived with a few minutes to spare to find that there were other people there hoping that we would not show up (so be on time). After checking in and...More

Thank Cassie W
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Brett who drives the jet boat is your quintessential laid back easy going likeable New Zealander. It's a one boat operation, not the newest or the flashiest around, but still capable of getting from one side of the bay to the other at a good...More

1  Thank Gregory394
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Just as others that have reviewed Akaroa Jet Boats, our family of 5 adults had a blast as a start to our day off the cruise ship. Booked independently and not through the Cruise Tour desk which was definitely cheaper. The location is just 100...More

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We were in Akaroa on a recent cruise ship and had emailed months ahead to book our spots and this process was easy and professionally done. The jet boat ride was awesome and we got to see all around the bays. Brett was fantastic and...More

Thank donna b
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great afternoon on the boat, it was very educational with the area surrounding Akaroa. Since we were placed in the front seats we feel the experience was well worth the money and would definitely go back! We had a blast. It is also...More

Thank 927morgand
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I was travelling with a group of 4 families to include children ranging in age from 10-13 on a cruise ship. We booked this adventure in advance, and we are sure glad we did! This was the highlight of many of the people in my...More

Thank mctoale
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We hopped on the Akaroa Jet with Critter over the Xmas break and had a last on the water with him. We got to see heaps of wildlife, learn a few things about them and took some serious G-Force during the spins. All in All,...More

Thank Robin_Laura
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