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Address: 10 Tutukau Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3083, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 7-333 7111
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Rotorua Geothermal Wonders and Waikato River Jet Boat Ride
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Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
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Jet Boat Ride on Waikato River Including Tutukau Gorge and Orakei Korako

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Squeeze Fun

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!

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Reviewed yesterday NEW 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
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 experience - so glad I did it. Lynette - Rotorua Isite

Thank Lynette M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 and knowledgeable guide that made us all feel special, like we were long lost friends.... More 

Thank Xylaphlox
Cornelius, North Carolina, United States
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 and he has a story to tell. A must go!!!

Thank Leslie D
Saint George, Utah, United States
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 around in the water. The squeeze was awesome to hike through and there are awesome... More 

Thank Jon L
Orange County, CA
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked our RiverJet excursion from the States before our trip to New Zealand. Our entire family from ages 4 to 80 had the greatest experience doing the RiverJet and the Squeeze with Tony. He made everyone including the grandparents comfortable. The ride to the Squeeze was beautiful and Tony was gave us some great information along the way. He... More 

Thank TripAngel7
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughter and I have adventured up to Rotorua for a weekend including a NZ RiverJet Experience. Our guide Tony and his base team were simply fantastic giving relaxed, humorous and very clear instruction for a wicked adventure. During the journey Tony provided very interesting information about this area on the Waikato River. This is the perfect Kiwi representation (as... More 

Thank AndrewEmmaHaig
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, Thanks a lot for your wonderful review. I am super glad you managed to get your car sorted and I hope you and your daughter enjoyed the rest of what sounded like a wicked weekend away! Glad we are doing kiwis proud :) Regards, The Riverjet Team. More 

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A definite highlight of our 5 days in Rotorua. We had a tour all to ourselves just my husband and I. Jeremy was great. He gave us an amazing ride, answered all our crazy questions, but most of all we felt like we were the most important people and friends at the end of it. When we walked in, no... More 

Thank juliareid2017
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi Julia, Wow, thanks for your totally wicked review. The 'private' tours don't happen very commonly so you guys must of had some luck up your sleeve. I agree about the tour being value for money. More bang for your buck! And I will pass your lovely comments on to Jeremy. We would love to see you here again on... More 

Cedar City, Utah
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

NZ Riverjet was fantastic all around. Our guide, Adam, was incredible--very informative, and saftety/comfort oriented while still being laid-back and fun. They outfit you completely (head to toe) in wetsuits, crocs, rain jacket (if needed) and PFD. It was beautiful along the river and the hike through the squeeze was great. Lots of times for photos. We took a school... More 

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