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Address: Highway 5 between Taupo and Rotorua | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7 333 7111
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Unbelievable experience. My wife and I both think it's a MUST DO in New Zealand. The staff were very friendly and went out of their way to give us a perfect afternoon not only on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Unbelievable experience. My wife and I both think it's a MUST DO in New Zealand. The staff were very friendly and went out of their way to give us a perfect afternoon not only on the river but great tips on how to spend the rest of our day. Will defiantly go back there next time we are in New... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Had a lovely cruise down the river with our guide pausing to give us information and answer questions. The thermal park was great also, good to be able to see as much as we wanted to see. The trip back was heaps of fun and our kids (aged 14, 12 & 9) had a blast. Thanks Adam and Shannon for... More 

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Squeeze1, Manager at NZ Riverjet Thermal Safari, responded to this review

Hi Vicki Thanks so much for your review! We're thrilled you had a great time on our Thermal Safari tour. Kind regards Charis Marriner More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Went on the tour recently and although we wished there were more people there, it was a good morning activity in winter. Staff were excellent and made the experience a good one.

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Squeeze1, Owner at NZ Riverjet Thermal Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Sadly we cannot control how many people chose to come on our tour. We require a minimum of 2 people for a morning tour to run, this is to avoid disappointing those who wish to come on board and only have 2 people in their party. Kind regards Charis Marriner More 

Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It was my first time jet boating! First we took it at a slower pace down the waikato and friendly guide and boat driver explained what we were seeing. Then we had an hour walking around the surreal thermal park Orei Karei before heading back to our boat named the Boss for a thrilling jet boating ride back! No fewer... More 

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Squeeze1, Manager at NZ Riverjet Thermal Safari, responded to this review

Hey Pei, Thanks for choosing us for your first jet boat ride! Sounds like you had a blast! Awesome review thanks. More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is such a good tour. Don't be deterred by it being out of town. We went on one of the first trips of the day when the river was really still, and the reflections made it especially beautiful. The jet boat ride is a great way to see the river, and our guide stopped several times on the way... More 

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Squeeze1, Manager at NZ Riverjet Thermal Safari, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We're glad you managed to fit our tour in, we think it's pretty spectacular as well. Next time give our Squeeze tour a go. You won't be disappointed! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This was brilliant, a really fun jet boat ride and then we go to experience the volcanic activity of Orakei Korako. Our guide was extremely professional and knowledgeable - both staff we met were really friendly and helpful.

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Squeeze1, Manager at NZ Riverjet Thermal Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review, we're glad you loved it on board with us :) More 

Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Safari was excellent and would highly recommend to anyone. Fantastic ride in the jet boat and seeing the thermal park was a great experience. Excellent driver who was very informative and pointed out all the areas of interest along the way.

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Squeeze1, Manager at NZ Riverjet Thermal Safari, responded to this review

Hi Helen, Thank you so much for your review. We're glad you had such a great time on board with us :) More 

Morwell, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

First time in a jet boat and now can't wait to do it again. Scenery was beautiful , informative narration of local legends and historical facts by our skipper Nick. But highlight was the return trip with the very skilled driver a lot of fun , enjoyed every minute. Gav and Vic Australia.

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Virgin Jetboaters! I love it :) Thanks for letting us pop your cheery, we're glad you had such a great time on board with us! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Never been on a jet boat before, was a bit nervous. The staff were amazing and very reassuring throughout. By the end of the thermal safari we were left wanting more. The ride to Orakei Korako thermal valley was scenic and informative, and really enjoyed the walk through the thermal valley seeing many unique sights. Our trip back to base... More 

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Squeeze1, Manager at NZ Riverjet Thermal Safari, responded to this review

Hi Karen, Thank you fro your review! We're glad you had such a great time on our trip and even went on to take advantage of our combo deal with Rapids Jet!! Thanks for joining us, we hope to see you next time for the Squeeze tour :) More 

Templepatrick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We had a lovely trip out with the driver Adam. Interesting safari down with story's and animal spotting, then a self guided walk around a geothermal park and finally a white knuckle ride back. This met all of our expectations and we had a great day. Defiantly worth the money!

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Squeeze1, Manager at NZ Riverjet Thermal Safari, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your amazing review! Glad to her you had a white knuckle trip home haha More 

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Address: Highway 5 between Taupo and Rotorua | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7 333 7111
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua

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