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Waikato River Jet Boat Ride

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Waikato, New Zealand
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icon35 minutes  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
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(888) 651-9785

Overview

Zoom over the waters of the Waikato River on a jet boat during this 35-minute excursion. With a guide in the lead to providing commentary on the local sights, surf the Nga Awapurua Rapids, shoot through canyons, and admire the purity of the clear waters. This small-group tour can accommodate 11 people per boat.
  • Explore the Waikato River on a jet boat
  • Surf rapids and admire picturesque scenery
  • Several departure times to fit your schedule
  • Small group of just 11 people
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Experienced Professional Guide
Fitted Life Jackets provided
Waterproof Jackets provided
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Parking and Bathroom Facilities Available
Souvenir photos (for purchase for NZ$45)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Nga Awa Purua Road, Waikato 3378, New Zealand

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 5 years or 1 meter tall
  • Family Pass includes 2 Adults and 2 Children
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Rapids Jet

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Waikato River Jet Boat Ride?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Waikato River Jet Boat Ride.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Waikato River Jet Boat Ride?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Waikato River Jet Boat Ride.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Waikato River Jet Boat Ride?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 11 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Waikato River Jet Boat Ride.

Traveler Tips


  • "If you want to reach the fall, you need to look for another operator." See review

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Exciting experience!
SamsonIp
, Jan 2020
It was our first time to ride a jet boat. The river was beautiful. A lot of bumping and spinning. 35 minutes was quickly passed. It was fun, and also safe. But please note that this ride does not go to the Huka Fall. If you want to reach the fall, you need to look for another operator.
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Product code: 57188P1

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