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Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo provided by Hukafalls Jet

Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo

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Huka Falls can be seen from above, but it’s most exciting to get up close on the water. This jetboat ride on the Waikato River speeds past rugged cliffs to the base of the thundering waterfall. Entertaining live commentary accompanies 360-degree spins for a thrilling ride, with pickup available in Taupo.
  • Huka Falls jetboat ride on the Waikato River
  • Speed up to New Zealand’s most spectacular falls
  • Learn about the scenery with live commentary on board
  • Pickup and drop-off from selected Taupo hotels
Important Information
Departure Point
200 Karetoto Road, Wairakei 3377, New Zealand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 30-minute jet boat ride on the Waikato River
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • New Zealand's Goods and Services Tax (GST)
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Warm clothing including jackets, hats and gloves is recommended in cooler winter months.
  • Life jackets are provided and must be worn
  • The boat has heated handrails and spray jackets are provided in cooler months.
  • Cameras are welcome but carried at passengers own risk. Video cameras are not permitted for safety reasons.
  • All children must be at least 3 feet (1 meter) tall to participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • COVID-19 procedures: All travellers will need to sign in upon arrival for contact tracing, Social distancing will be enforced, You will be given facemasks, gloves and a buff to be disposed of in provided bins at the end of the trip, You will be required to use hand sanitser at check-in, at the beach unit and upon your return. Any high-touch areas will be cleaned and disinfected daily.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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batman2951 wrote a review Jun 2020
Port Waikato, New Zealand5 contributions1 helpful vote
- so great to have a $99 ticket - special running - Elliot was our driver and he was exceptional-highly skilled and great sense of humour . Just get on the water and enjoy Huka falls from this rad ride while this deal is on !! recommend a beanie to wear at this time of year
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Date of experience: June 2020
Abby C wrote a review Jun 2020
1 contribution
We arrived to go on our boat ride and got told it was canceled and we would have to wait for the next ride. We where no able to.wait fornthe next ride so we where then told.that we need to sort out our refund ourselves and we are still waiting for someone to get back to us. No
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Date of experience: June 2020
richjan6869 wrote a review Mar 2020
14 contributions2 helpful votes
A great experience - a thrilling, exciting jet boat ride through magnificent scenery and on a crystal clear, blue river - wonderful. Friendly, skilled, professional staff, who made sure that everyone had a great time. Thank you.
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Date of experience: March 2020
Patricia040 wrote a review Feb 2020
Rio de Janeiro - Brazil177 contributions29 helpful votes
We love it! The staff super nice and regardful. Boat ride excellent with 360 turns. Beautiful view from the Huka Fall. Excelent choice to do in Taupo.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Wayne L wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions
Fantastic and exiting as well as beautiful scenery as well as extremely skilled boat driver. Recommended very much
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Date of experience: February 2020
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By: Hukafalls Jet
The perfect activity in Taupo
Oh yeah, such a great thing to do while in Taupo, i really enjoy the welcoming, the boat trip with lots of Donuts.
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Most fun with your pants on
The most exciting water ride I've ever been on. If you get chopper piloting your boat you're in for a ride you will
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Awesome ride
This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip. The jet boat ride was awesome and we had a great driver. T
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Robert R
Jetboat and Thermal Springs Were Great
We took a jetboat ride to the Thermal area and back. Ride was amazing since the driver kept the boat at a fast spee
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The wow factor!
We took a jet boat ride upto the falls after a friend suggested it. Great way to see the falls and Elliot, our guid
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Hukafalls Jetboat
We went on the jetboat for the first time today & our driver Elliot was totally amazing. His skill at throwing the
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Elliot is the man!
Omg what an awesome day! We went not once but 3 times today and everytime was amazing, thrilling, entertaining and
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Do it
So much fun!!! Amazing time. Totally recommend. High speed adrenaline rush and the driver of boat was so skilful ge
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Great jet boat experience
We had teenagers and dads who went on the jetboat. They had an awesome experience all of them loved the ride and t
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Jenn S
Fun way to view the falls!
Had a beautiful day to be out on the river! We were traveling by car after touring Waimangu Volcanic Valley. Unfo
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Huka falls jet
Absolutely awesome we had elliot as our driver it was an awesome experience learnt abit about the area and had an a
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Awesome outing
We had an absolute ball. Well worth the outing. The kids were a bit scared but the driver assured them of their s
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Speed and Thrills
Amazing trip up and down the river. The staff is fun and make you welcome. They will do lots of spins. It is totall
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dan w
Great Fun
Alex was a great driver and after spending most of the day enjoying the thermo activity this was the perfect way to
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Great time!!
Had a great time, totally worth doing, would definately do it again and again!! ask for a raincoat if you don't wa
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Key Details
  • Huka Falls tracks, Hukafalls Jet
  • Duration: 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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