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Hukafalls Jet

200 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
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Ranked #7 of 42 activities in Taupo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural... more » Owner description: The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs.Combine 360° spins and passing nature by incredibly close at disorientating speeds for an amazing must-do visitor experience, before even reaching the awe inspiring majesty that is the Huka Falls. From the unique vantage point on the boat you have the best water level view of Huka Falls – New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction. Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company operating in this stretch of the Waikato River.Closest jet boat operator to Lake Taupo and FREE transfers provided on request. « less
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

If your going to Taupo, this should be number 1 on your list to do. The staffs, the captain of the jet and photographer were absolutely amazing people. Very good customer service. The ride, the spins and the experience of the driver is remarkable. Went with my family and they loved it. It is one of the best experience one... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Went on the jet last minute after visiting the prawn park what a great decision. The 360 spins and speed were awesome. Had a great time and had a real buzz afterwards. Got really close to the Huka falls which was a highlight. A must do if you visit a Taupo.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Our guide Jeremy & photographer Phil were great with the kids, made the trip fun for all. Great to see Falls & enjoy an exciting ride. Great souvenir shop with really affordable things.

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Perth, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Took my 9 y.o daughter on this trip. Was awesome fun. Felt completely safe in the hands of our driver Steve. Trip was money well spent. Highly recommend and would do again next time in Taupo!

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Adelaide, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Only jetboat which operates at hukafalls and better yet after your first spin you get to go again for something like $20, silly not to do it again. Our boat driver was a top bloke as well! Jetboats are a must when in new zealand and after reading reviews on tripadvisor, im glad we went with hukafalls!

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NZ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Get up REALLY close to the bottom of the amazing Huka Falls - unfortunately you will wet your pants, not because it's so exhilarating doing 360's in the boat or zooming just past the river bank but because you get that near them. Awesome fun - is a bit on the pricey side but if you prefer adventure to the... More

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Pelham, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

All of the talk could never live up to the experience! The ride to the falls is fantastic and the view of the falls is even better. I took my camera with no trouble, I just kept it under my rain gear during the ride. Be prepared to get wet hair even with the rain gear they provide.

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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Just what we needed! Our driver Jeremy was great, spinning was super fun and more of it would have been better! The falls were amazing to see and be under! Great fun :)

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

So much fun and suitable for all ages. I did this with my partner and his parents and we all loved it. Our driver (Jeremy) was awesome! He was hilarious yet somehow managed to be informative and professional at the same time. If you want the best view of the falls, this is the way to do it. Yes, you... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This is a must do in Taupo. Half an hour of high speed fun! Stunning views....you will get a little wet, but its worth it :)

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