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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$ 136.11*
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Jet Boat Ride on Waikato River Including Tutukau Gorge and Orakei Korako
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US$ 87.45*
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Waikato River Jet Boat Blast
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US$ 128.51*
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Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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“waikato river” (51 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 14 January 2017

We did The Squeeze and it was sensational. Special mention to our guide Jeremy. Informative and entertaining. His maori prayer near the start of the tour was inspirational, his knowledge of local history was eye-opening, also mixed in with plenty of humour and his exceptional...More

Thank Jason N
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2017

Hi Jason, Thanks for your fantastic review. We totally agree that the squeeze and Jeremy are awesome! He is an amazing asset to our company (Don't tell him I said that). Cheers! Shannen Fisher.

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

The 8 of us had a great time with the NZ Riverjet. Our friendly and skilful skipper and guide Jeremy took us on a wonderful jet boat journey up the beautiful gorge, guided us through a narrow path along a warm stream aka The Squeeze,...More

Thank Ai Wei L
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2017

Thanks heaps for your awesome review! I will be sure to pass your comments (even though his head is already big enough from his amazing reviews). Was awesome hosting all eight of you! The Riverjet team.

Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We survived a fun jet boat ride on Friday the 13th due to our excellent driver/guide JeremEy. We all loved Jeremy's Maori prayer at the start and enjoyed hearing about the local history and Maori culture. Scenery was amazing - would definitely recommend!More

Thank Olivia A
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Thanks for your review Olivia. I am Glad you survived! not the boat ride, but hanging with JeremEy for almost three hours! Jokes aside, we are proud that he is so passionate about our culture and so great at his job. 10 points to Jeremy!...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

Family day out with two teenagers in tow, we all had a brilliant time on The Squeeze experience. Jeremy our driver, has a special way of connecting with everyone on board with real NZ flavour beginning with a Karakea, very informative tour of the area...More

Thank mountainwave2017
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Thanks for your awesome review! We are glad Jeremy ensured you all had a good time, and that he tricked you into thinking he knew stuff! Laughs and memories are what we strive for. Thanks again, The Riverjet team.

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Family of 5 visiting from Wellington, we found each and every one of the staff members very easy and accomodating. The overall Jet experience and the squeeze were amazing! Jeremy was the coolest driver so so funny. 10/10 would do again!

Thank Brendan d
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

Hi Brendan, Thanks for the 10/10! We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and it was our pleasure having you all on board. We look forward to seeing you again one day! The Riverjet Team

Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Did The Squeeze with NZ Riverjet with Jeremy as our captain. What a great afternoon. 2 boat loads went and we were getting way more action from our captain. Jeremy was very entertaining, informative and funny with his commentry. Showed us a great time at...More

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

Hi and Thanks for the great review. We are delighted that you had a great time with Jeremy!

Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Had a mean time with our skipper Jeremy ! Great host and sense of humour kept us laughing the whole trip and has mad skills on the jet boat recommend for anyone had a blast !

Thank Jahnis B
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Thanks Jahnis. Was lovely to have you on board. We are glad he made you think that he knew what he was doing! Thanks again, The Riverjet Team.

Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Tony, our skipper, was awesome! Very highly recommended to anyone young and old. Very accommodating if any hiccups occur. Heaps of fun! Will be coming back again if given the chance.

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The staff over there are really nice. Me and my family chose the one has squeeze. Hot spring about 30 degrees felt really comfy. It's better have waterproof bag for ur phone or take GoPro with u. I hope I brought GoPro so that I...More

Thank Franfx
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

Hi and thanks for the great review and great tips to future guests! A waterproof camera is a definite must if going through the squeeze!

Reviewed 3 January 2017

Excellent value for money tour - jet boat ride, the 'squeeze' which is not to be missed and thermal pool soaking. But, what made the trip 5 stars was the driver/ guide Jeremy. If you can, ask for him. He really cares about customer service,...More

Thank LiaBW
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2017

Wow thanks for your review. He really is 5 stars alright. And I'm sure he will make sure we don't forget it. Thanks for squeezing with us, The Riverjet 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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