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Address: Rotorua City Lake Front, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 343 7600
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Description: If ever a tourism operator lived up to its catch-cry of speed, spins and...
If ever a tourism operator lived up to its catch-cry of speed, spins and adrenaline, it’s Kawarau Jet. You only have to look at the smiling faces of passengers when they get off the big yellow boat to know they’ve had an awesome experience. With a wide range of exhilarating and inspiring activities to choose. Ourtrips range from 30 minutes of speed spins & adrenaline to 2 1/2 hours. Combined jet boating with the Manupirua Hot pools. This is only accessible by boat. No roads here. Great fun for all ages. Or try our Parasailing. We offer ten minute flights either tandem or solo. Sit back and enjoy the exhilaration of free flight and admire the great scenery, before returning to the flight deck for a smooth landing on our purpose built Parasailing boat.
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Absolutely awesome!

Did the Jet boat thrill across Rotorua through Ohau Channel to Rotoiti Hotpools. Highlight of my trip - had fabulous time and Tony was a fantastic host - explained all the local... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Did the Jet boat thrill across Rotorua through Ohau Channel to Rotoiti Hotpools. Highlight of my trip - had fabulous time and Tony was a fantastic host - explained all the local history. This is a must do even if you are a local - not just for the tourists! Hot pools were magic.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We had a great experience going on our jetboat ride on the lake. Our two children loved it, finding it exciting, interesting, and fun! Thanks so much!!!

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Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a great alternative for those who want to have some fun however may not be able to participate in the more adventurous activities. The Jet boat is a little pricy at $85/person however the history lesson and tour of the lake was worth it. The sulphur smell wasn't too bad in the morning. The photos are expensive if... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Never having gone jet boating before none of us we're quite sure of what to expect, though being a pricey activity we expected to have a good time. We did. Not just a good time though, a bloody awesome time! The boat was super fast and the spins were plentiful, as were the laughs! Tony, our driver and guide was... More 

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kjetrotorua, Manager at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review. I will certainly pass on to Tony that he is appreciated. Thanks again. cheers Fiona More 

Oamaru, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

this trip is really good value for the time that we spent away both soaking in the hotpools and on the water. Our driver was a lovely man who made us all feel very comfortable. Many thanks for a very enjoyable day.

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kjetrotorua, Manager at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review. The Hot pools are certainly a hidden gem worth going to. Glad you enjoyed. Cheers Fiona More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It was a really good trip. I enjoyed it a lot, I think that it is the most fun thing I have done in Rotorua, I would like to go again with my friends or family, lots and lots of fun. The driver did a very good commentary during the ride on lake Rotorua, I learned some local history and... More 

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your review. It is very important to us to know we are on the right track of giving our customers a great experience. Cheers Fiona More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Such an amazing time! Fiona is such a lovely lady and Tony was an amazing Guide full of laughs! Trip well worth checking out! Jen & Christine Ontario Canada

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for your review. Its nice that I get a mention occasionally and not the boys all the time !!! LOL. . Hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in New Zealand. cheers Fiona More 

Bodmin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Loved this , first time ever in a jet boat and the driver was both very knowledgable and funny, we had a great trip !

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Fiona K, Manager at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hello there, Thanks for your review. We are pleased that enjoyed your time with us. cheers Fiona More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The best thing I did in my time in Rotorua, a wonderful experience ad adventure parasailing above Lake Rotorua with the helpful team at Kawarau Jet, highly recommend this activity while you're in Rotorua, try it, you won't be disappointed!

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Fiona K, Manager at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hello there, Thank you for your time to review. Please you had such a great experience. cheers Fiona More 

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

What an excellent experience!!!!!!!!! We are extremely happy that we did the Parasailing on the perfect day Lots of fun, nice people, beautiful view Highly recommended activity in Rotorua!!!!

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Fiona K, Manager at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. It is great that we can thrill people from all over the globe with our Parasailing. cheers Fiona More 

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