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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$ 148.38*
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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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“waikato river” (51 reviews)
“jet boat” (96 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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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Reviewed 25 April 2017

We did the Squeeze as a family, with kids aged 8 and 10. It was amazing! The trip down river in the jetboat is interesting, as guides Tony and Jeremy explained about Maori culture as well as the history of the area. Out of the...More

Thank Pauline L
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Hi Pauline, Thanks heaps for your glowing review. We are happy you and the kids had a wicked adventure and that the squeeze was a highlight of your holiday! Yehaa! We appreciate your recommendation, maybe we will see you back again when the squeeze is...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

What fun I had on this trip! Zooming down the Waikato River, adrenalin pumping as we wizz close-bye tree/bank edges and doing spins! Jumping out to squeeze through a narrow but passable gap in the rocks to a waterfall with some warm water to enjoy....More

Thank 01donala
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Everything is all organised. Rash tops, croc shoes, raincoat provided. Enjoyed the commentary of life on the river. Got to the squeeze and it was well worth it and will go again with other friends who haven't been. What made our trip even better was...More

Thank 2brynj
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Jet Boating the Mighty Waikato is definitely one of the coolest ways to see a slice of paradise in NZ! Plus I bet you looked very cool zooming down the river in all that gear - especially them crocs! looking forward to having you back!...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

It was our first trip to the Squeeze and it was a very different natural experience! Due to the recent cyclone, the water was not as warm as it is usually but it was well worth the trip! We swim through some deeper water and...More

Thank Yam76
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Wow Thanks for your amazing review! It was a pleasure to have you on board with us! It seems like we ticked all the boxes for you (especially me hehe) but that makes us feel pretty awesome. Glad we could provide you with a true...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Sun out, so perfect day for some mighty Waikato adventures.. Debbie and Cook pumped volume into the squeeze for extra fun.. and thanks to our guide Jeremy who is the man!

Thank Alex W
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.

Thank Ruth K
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

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.

Reviewed 15 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...More

Thank Lynette M
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

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...More

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...More

Thank Xylaphlox
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

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.

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...More

Thank Leslie D
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

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.

Reviewed 10 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...More

Thank Jon L
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

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.

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pandora205
Hi - I'm a contact lens wearer. Would this be a problem if I do the Squeeze, in other words, is the water so strong that I could lose one? I often swim and shower with them in (as I wear monthlies) and I can't see far without them! We're visiting the area in April in case that's relevant. Thanks.
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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Tropicalflower414
A friend of mine is rather curvaceously proportioned. She would love to go but is worried about the "squeeze " part. Just how squeezy is it ?
13 July 2016|
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Response from Carly_Macg | Reviewed this property |
She should be just fine!
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lorih847chicago
HI! My cousin is concerned about the hike since she has 2 knee replacements. How long and how hard was it ? Thanks lori
16 January 2016|
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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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