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Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing

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Address: Rotorua City Lake Front, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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+64 7-343 7600
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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If ever a tourism operator lived up to its catch-cry of speed, spins and...

If ever a tourism operator lived up to its catch-cry of speed, spins and adrenaline, it’s Kawarau Jet. You only have to look at the smiling faces of passengers when they get off the big yellow boat to know they’ve had an awesome experience. With a wide range of exhilarating and inspiring activities to choose. Ourtrips range from 30 minutes of speed spins & adrenaline to 2 1/2 hours. Combined jet boating with the Manupirua Hot pools. This is only accessible by boat. No roads here. Great fun for all ages. Or try our Parasailing. We offer ten minute flights either tandem or solo. Sit back and enjoy the exhilaration of free flight and admire the great scenery, before returning to the flight deck for a smooth landing on our purpose built Parasailing boat.

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US$ 59.72*
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Jet Boat Tour of Lake Rotorua
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US$ 59.72*
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Parasailing on Lake Rotorua
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US$ 87.83*
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Lake Rotorua Hot Springs and Jet Boat Tour

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Jet Boating Fun

Tom made the trip fun, and educational with some brilliant history of the Lake added to some exhilarating jet boat turns. The boat was so grunty and I had a locked on smile the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tom made the trip fun, and educational with some brilliant history of the Lake added to some exhilarating jet boat turns. The boat was so grunty and I had a locked on smile the whole way... totally recommend this for all ages- fun, educational and safe...

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Thank Knightsy2014
kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The boat was Grunty. I know you would have been in our big boat which is a twin engine. She is my favorite . ! cheers Fiona More 

singapore
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time on Lake Rotorua with Tom as our driver on Kawarau Jet. Can fully recommend. Loads of fun!!

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I have passed this on to Tom. You are correct. Our trips are certainly FUN ! cheers Fiona More 

Christchurch NZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My goal was to discover the birth of the famous Maori love story of Hinemoa and Tutanekai. The uninhabited island is a reserve for several species of native birds. My goal was to visit Hinemoa's Pool. The jet boat ride offered a few predictable thrills but not over the top. Driver and guide Cam Jefferies offered an excellent commentary and... More 

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review. We are really enjoying being able to take people to Mokoia island. This is such a remarkable destination. We are glad that we could share this with you. cheers Fiona More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thrilling experience, awesome driver and would recommend this to everyone to experience. Wish it went for longer

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

What a lovely birthday present. You were certainly spoilt. Good choice. ! Thanks for your review. cheers Fiona More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a 1hr package which included some jet boating, a tour of Mokoia Island and other points of interest on the lake. Our guide Tom, was excellent and it was obvious he wasn't just reciting from a script but was very passionate about the cultural significance and history of the island. We only wish we could have booked a... More 

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Thank Julie K
kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, We are very privileged to be able to show off Mokoia Island. The history is enormous and this Island has been instrumental on shaping Rotorua into what it is today. Thank you for your kind review. cheers Fiona More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went on Kawarau's jet boat ride this weekend. Apart from the thrill of riding in a powerful jetboat with spins etc, we also enjoyed the little stops along the way with a little history of Rotorua and Mokoia island and the love story of Hinemoa and Tutanekai. Very professional outfit and well worth the cost of... More 

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Thrilling ride!! Yes it is. Thank you for you lovely review. cheers Fiona More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Parasailing was great! We did it early in the morning and had a perfectly blue, sunny morning for it! Amazing views.

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your lovely view. Parasailing is an amazing experience and we love to show this off to our customers. cheers Fiona More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent trip with the driver Cam, being both knowledgeable and a barrel of laughs! Can't wait to come back and take a spin around the lake again.

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Yahoo, you visited Mokoia Island. It is such a magical place. We are really pleased that we can offer this to customers. Cam is hilarious :) cheers Fiona More 

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This experience was the first of the sort in our lifetime, and have to say very impressive! Will and Cam are very hilarious and provide plenty of laughs. The ride itself had the heart pumping, and even the "Serious safety Sally" of our group enjoyed herself! Cheers guys for the fun adventure and cultural learning experience and also letting me... More 

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Thanks for your awesome review. The boys love their job and are certainly customer focused. We love sharing our experience with customers and sharing our knowledge. Next time come back and try our Parasailing . Thanks again. cheers Fiona More 

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Cam was definitely the man...so funny...he farted ...but blamed the sulphur in the air. .begged us to give a great review if we enjoyed it...OR if it was crap his name was Tony...really lovely guy..great with your customers would highly recommend this ride to others...great time had by all..thanks Cam the man 👍👍👍👍👍

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Thank Liz K
kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, Thats a great review. Cam certainly has lots of character. I guess its easy to give people a great time when you have the utmost confidence that your product is amazing. Thanks again. cheers Fiona More 

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