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Address: 200 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
Phone Number: 6473748572
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Description: The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful...
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.
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Waikato River Jet Boat Ride from Taupo

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Expensive, but outrageously fun!

This isn't the most economical way to see Huka Falls, but it is a super-fun way to see them from the bottom. Jeremy, our driver, was entertaining and informative. It was a real... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Midlothian, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This isn't the most economical way to see Huka Falls, but it is a super-fun way to see them from the bottom. Jeremy, our driver, was entertaining and informative. It was a real thrill ride. They provide big jackets, however, the jackets don't have hoods, and you will get a little wet. Regardless of the season, bring your sunglasses or... More 

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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

If you're on a limited budget, don't do this. It's expensive and short, and you don't see anything you can't see for free. However, if you're all in (financially), this is a one and done type thing. It's adventurous and interesting. It was a little annoying to be asked to purchase photos at the end. For the price we paid... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

That's what i call driving a boat. Great experience with great driver. I totally recommend this for everyone who loves speed and beautiful sights.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The whole experience at Huka Jet was very good. Excellent trip up the river offering wonderful views of the Huka Falls.

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Vientiane, Laos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I'll admit, I had low expectations of a rip-off tourist activity but we thoroughly enjoyed it! You get a different aspect of the Huka falls and a fun ride up and down the river past a power station and beautiful scenery, dodging ducks and swans on the way. Tips: If you want a real thrill get the front seats or... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We took our four kids (age range 6-15) on the Huka Jet on the way home from our winter holiday to the Mountain. Excellent fun for the whole family! A great adrenalin buzz :) Wear warm clothes :) We really liked our driver too - lots of fun and great info of the area and the attraction. The 360 spins... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Awesome ride today on the Huka jet - took my friend visiting from Canada! She absolutely loved the 360 spins and adrenaline rush! Our driver Liam was awesome- very knowledgeable and a real joker - topped the experience off!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Thrilling ride from the Dam to the falls with spins and close calls with the edge a truely thrilling ride with a stop at huka falls to take in the beauty and the spectacular falls from right upclose and Personal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Wow Jeremy was a great driver with a lot of skill! What a great half an hour ride! It was fun and informative. Loved the 360s!

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Taupo, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Cannot think of a better way to enjoy Huka Falls and the Waikato, our trip was excellent from start to finish. A big thank you to our driver Liam.

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Additional Information about Hukafalls Jet

Address: 200 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
Phone Number: 6473748572
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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