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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$ 125.92*
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Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
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US$ 133.37*
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Jet Boat Ride on Waikato River Including Tutukau Gorge and Orakei Korako
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US$ 85.69*
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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10 Tutukau Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3083, New Zealand
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+64 7-333 7111
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1 - 10 of 385 reviews

Reviewed 4 days 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 26 July 2017

My husband and I came as part of a Master Joiner conference group so there was three boats full. Cam was our driver and he was awesome! Great sense of humour and excellent knowledge about the area and the river, I asked lots of questions...More

Thank sherbsfamily
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

WOW thanks so much for the amazing review. Glad your crew had a great time on the Waikato with us. Will pass your awesome comments onto Cam and the team. Your memories are our pleasure :) The RiverJet team.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Had a great ride today on The Brute with Cam. Me, hubby, Ms 14, Msr 11. We were the only guests on the boat. It was chilly but stunning. Great to see a part of the mighty Waikato river that we haven't seen before. Exhilarating,...More

Thank Doris1313
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hi there, Thanks for the review and recommendation! Glad Cam showed you a good time. Cheers, The River Jet team.

Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Tony was our jet boat driver for our trip and he was a great host - very knowledgeable about the area and with a great sense of humour. The boat trip to Orakei Korako was great with a few stops to learn about the river...More

Thank combatsmurf
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hi there, Thanks for the Lovely review, and I will pass you comments onto Tony. Glad you guys had a great time! The RiverJet team :)

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic afternoon in the Jet Boat. Amazing views and a real thrill. You do need the hour at the thermal safari - it's a lovely walk.....Cam was a terrific host and driver. Would highly recommend.

Thank Capes1
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Hi Ya, Thanks for the review and recommendation! Will pass your awesome comments on to Cam. The River Jet Team

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pandora205
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
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She should be just fine!
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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
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