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New Zealand Riverjet

10 Tutukau Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3083, New Zealand
+64 7-333 7111
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US$ 123.92*
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Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
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US$ 131.26*
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Jet Boat Ride on Waikato River Including Tutukau Gorge and Orakei Korako
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US$ 84.33*
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Waikato River Jet Boat Blast
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
10 Tutukau Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3083, New Zealand
+64 7-333 7111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The team at NZ Riverjet provide a great personalised service. With 5 kids, our family is a bit larger than the standard 2+2 family, so activities like this quickly become unaffordable. However Shannen was great to deal with and was able to get us all...More

1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super fun!! They were really nice, friendly and safe! During the ride Cam kept us entertained by making us laugh while he taught us about the history of the area! I highly recommend going on this tour!

Thank Stefanie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted to do something different to just being on a jetboat and the squeeze was one of the options. warm friendly crew. Found the price reasonable. The whole journey was quote informative and Tony was an excellent guide. The squeeze is worth every dollar that...More

Thank drgijoe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This would have to be the best jet boat adventure ever. Coupled with the squeeze, it is awesome way to spend a day. Ask for Cameron, brilliant tour guide and driver.

Thank Fuzzy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing time without knowing what to expect. The staff were all awesome and helped with the enjoyment on the trip. Cam, our host and driver, made us all feel very comfortable and made our trip enjoyable. All of the staff were very friendly...More

Thank Tsha M
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I had not idea what to expect going into this tour but it did not disappoint! We had a great time. Our group took the jet boat to "The Squeeze" for the day dropping off some others at the geysers along the way. The jet...More

Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

My first time on a jet ride and it did not disappoint! My partner had been on a couple more and said this one was the best. Even though it rained it was still an amazing trip. Cam the driver was very exceptional at his...More

Thank Laney336
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

Hi Guys, Thanks for your wonderful feedback! So great to hear you had a good despite mother nature not playing ball. Hope the rest of your weekend was just as fun! Thanks again, The RiverJet crew.

Reviewed 26 August 2017

Cam our Riverjet Driver was an entertainer and a great tour guide. We booked this tour (the ultimate squeeze) last minute and it was more than worth the cost. Never boring, good laughs and really friendly people who worked there. Do it, you won't regret...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Had an awesome time. Cam was our driver and was fantastic. The Squeeze was extremely high but added to the challenge. Even had my 4 and 7 year old enjoying it. Speed boat back was amazing. Thumbs up to the tour.More

Thank Lynette S
Squeeze1, General Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hi Team. Thanks for the awesome review and really glad to hear that you and your family rated the experience so highly. We always appreciate our clients feedback but even more so when it is so favourable. Travel safe, take care and thanks for choosing...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome tour down the Waikato with our driver Cam. Fun, entertainment, education and thrills were just part of the experience. Ages from 9yrs to 88 yrs well catered for and treated with care. GREAT FUN! Thank you NZ Riverjet.More

Thank Susan N
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Hi Susan, Thanks so much for your lovely review. We agree that there is fun and adventure to be had with everyone! No matter your age.. The Oldest person we have had on our tour was a 100 year old man travelling around the world,...More

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15 March 2017|
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Response from Nichollette E | Reviewed this property |
I think you'd be fine. if in doubt, take pool goggles
13 July 2016|
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Response from Carly_Macg | Reviewed this property |
She should be just fine!
16 January 2016|
Response from 1YearLater | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lori We dawdled taking photos and enjoying the scenery and it was less than 20 mins each way, 20 mins playing/posing at the waterfall. Water on the walk was less than 600mm on 7 Jan 2015 but looks deeper in August: eg... More