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NZ Riverjet Thermal Safari

Highway 5 between Taupo and Rotorua | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, New Zealand
+64 7 333 7111
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Ranked #15 of 54 Activities in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
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Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

When we planned our trip from Hawaii to New Zealand, we had no idea what we were going to do. However, as we perused numerous attraction brochures and websites, one particular attraction kept popping up... NZ Riverjet Thermal Safari. Since part of our travels would take us to Rotorua for a couple of days, we decided to book the NZ... More

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

Mahalo Joe! We can't wait to see you back in summer time!! Next time round you will have to try The Squeeze! Your review is awesome, thank you so much! Adam and I both love our jobs and pride ourselves on sharing the amazing experiences NZ Riverjet has to offer. Thank you so much Charis More

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

While traveling through NZ I have visited many attractions from all over the country and the NZ Riverjet exceeded all of them. DO NOT MISS THIS ATTRACTION!! It's the best value for your money. It's the most entertaining - Adam was our driver and will have you laughing the whole time. It's the most professional - they make sure you... More

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

Gidday Dan! Wow we're pleased you took the time to post this review for us!! Thumbs up for joining one of our trips in winter! Be awesome to see you back in summer time! :) More

Mahina, French Polynesia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A special moment with a team of professionals. I highly recommend this activity rich in emotion, in an exceptional landscape. Very good animation and insightful comments throughout a trip punctuated by bursts of speed and quieter moments discovering an amazing nature trail. Thank you NZ Riverjet and a special thank to Adam our skipper. une animation riche et des commentaires... More

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

Hi Edgard, Wow thank you so much for your review, we enjoyed having you on board with us and hope to see you back in the summer! :) More

Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Great welcome and care taken to make sure everything went went all the way through. Well maintained kit - you need gloves and a beanie in winter largely because of wind chill. You won't get wet! Scenery en route to Orakei Korako is awesome and watch out for the birdlife. The geothermal bit of it is pretty good - Orakei... More

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

Thank you so much for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your trip with us :) More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great fun, great guide. It may have had a chill in the air, but the sun shone bright over a beautiful flowing river. What made it even better was the throbbing power of 500hp skimming our sleek black tinny at 30 knots down river, and 50 knots up, straight into that chill. But it was winter, and we were all... More

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

Thank you for your review, I love the way you described our trip! Thank you for joining us! More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The staff and driver of the boat were fun and knowledgeable. We had a blast and would totally do it again!!!

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

Hi Erin, Thanks for your review!! Next time you visit try The Squeeze!! More

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I picked this company as it offered jetboating for my teenage kids with some thermal exploring for all to enjoy. Adam our guide was very knowledgable and lots of fun too. The jet boating was awesome and I would recommend NZ river jet for their great packages and great staff.

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

Hi Kellie, Thank you for your review! We're glad you loved your wild ride with us!! :) More

Gorokan, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We booked the thermal safari through the information centre in Rotorua as they recommended. This experience was well worth the money spent rather then other jet boat rides on offer. I was there with my family and all ages enjoyed the experience!! Great guide and very friendly team!!

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

Hi Rachel, we're glad Rotorua I-Site set you off on the right direction! Yes we pride ourselves on the value of our tour and the bang for buck we provide our customers :) More

Street, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I went on this trip because I thought my son would enjoy it but I was amazed at how much I did too. We learned a lot from our very informative guide and the trip was a nice combination of river cruising, seeing the wonderful Orakei Korako and then the thrill of the jet on the way back with spins... More

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

Hi Jean, Thank you for your review! We're glad we exceeded your expectations. Next time you will have to come and do our squeeze tour! More

Greymouth
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely wicked. Adam our guide was very entertaining and friendly. Beautiful scenery. Well worth the money.

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

Thanks so much for your review and thank you for joining us. More

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