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Address: 10 Tutukau Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3083, New Zealand
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+64 7-333 7111
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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US$143.44*
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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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NZ Riverjet the Squeeze Has it All

The boat trip starts out as a leisurely ride but ends with 360 turns and twists. My teen kids loved this day the best because of it. They also found it way cool to trek through... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 April 2016
jellybean33
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Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

The boat trip starts out as a leisurely ride but ends with 360 turns and twists. My teen kids loved this day the best because of it. They also found it way cool to trek through rocks and greenery to warm water falls. Heartily recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

My wife and I had originally booked a 45 min trip but due to the fact we were the only ones Adam kindly upgraded us to the Thermal Spring tour. Adam was a fantastic guide with lots of information about the mighty Waikato River, we thoroughly enjoyed our tour and would recommend this to all. And hold on for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

My wife and I did the Squeeze tour for the day. We had an amazing experience. This tour is a must see. Our tour guide Adam was very welcoming from start to finish, taking us through New Zealand's beautiful scenery and natural waterfalls. Highly recommend.

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

Hi Matthew, Thanks for your review. Its lovely to hear that you and your wife had a brilliant time in the squeeze. Very beautiful isn't it! The Riverjet Team More 

Grimsby, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

This was lots of fun to do. A first time event for us. See lots of neat scenery but experience it with great excitement.

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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

We enjoyed our RiverJet tour immensely. We chose the Thermal Safari that gave us a 1 hour or so stop at the thermal area Orakei Korako and then a fun ride back to the base with lots of speed and spins. It was a good combination of everything. Our driver was very informative. Highly recommended!

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

Hi Maria, Thank you for recommending us! We are glad you had a fabulous time on our tour. We appreciate your review. The Riverjet Team. More 

Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I did two different jetboat tours. I enjoyed the swimming aspect of this one and the squeeze is really cool to see. What I was concerned about was the fact that the boat is on a quiet river where a lot of birds and other animals are living. We were skimming right up to the sides of the river quickly... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

I've probably done most of the adrenaline and cultural activities possible in NZ and have to say that this one was my favourite. I didn't think i'd enjoy it as much, as i am quite an adrenaline junkie, but the mix of cultural knowledge, kiwi sense of humour and driving skills of our guide made it an unforgettable experience :)

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

Hi Sophie, We do like to think we are unforgettable, especially our good looking drivers... Any whooo, sounds like you had a great time experiencing our unique adventure! Thanks for your fantastic review, The Riverjet team. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Having already had an exhilarating jet boat ride at Shotover we were doubtful about taking another. However our B and B recommended this and it was a completely different experience. A longer ride along a beautiful section of the river followed by a short boat ride across the river and a walk around the delightful low key thermal park. A... More 

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

Hi John, Thank you for your review. Yes we are totally different aren't we, but still great fun! Glad you a delightful time here with us. Thanks, The Riverjet team. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

We booked in at the spare of the moment. We had a great experience from when I rang to book until the very end. Great fun, great people, exciting adventure. We'd love to bring the family back to experience it.

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

Hi Mandy, What great last minute decision. We have our phone on most of the day and night so we can accommodate for these 'spare moments' so Im glad that was handy for you. We would love for you to come back with the family so they can get in on the fun too! Thank for your lovely review! The... More 

Auckland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

The scenery was amazing, the tour guide (Adam) was exceptionally knowledgable and the service went above and beyond. The experience was phenomenal and so much more than we expected. This is a trip 100% worth doing!

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

Well thank you very much Jacqui! So glad that you had a great time and we were you number one 'thing' as you called it. We do agree, 100% worth it! Cheers, The Riverjet team More 

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