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Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing

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Address: Rotorua City Lake Front, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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+64 7-343 7600
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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$62.62*
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Jet Boat Tour of Lake Rotorua
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$62.62*
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Parasailing on Lake Rotorua
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$92.09*
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Lake Rotorua Hot Springs and Jet Boat Tour

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So awesome

I've never been on a Jet Boat before so I was really steeping out of my comfort zone on this one but it was so awesome. The wind in my hair, good company beside me and a amazing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Princess P P
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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've never been on a Jet Boat before so I was really steeping out of my comfort zone on this one but it was so awesome. The wind in my hair, good company beside me and a amazing driver. Our driver/tour man (Cam) was really interesting when he spoke on Mokia Island. I had no idea a lot of people... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the best time ever. Original booking time postponed due to weather. The Team @ Kjet Parasailing kept in regular contact. Then it was all on. Wow, what an experience. So glad we did not miss out. Great time, awesome Team.

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

I am so glad you didn't miss out. !!. The weather has been a bit naughty lately. I will pass onto the staff .Thanks for the lovely review. cheers Fiona More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy location on the lake front and it does what it says on the tin. The firm is very flexible with its arrangements and they do try to accommodate. We did the combo of Jet boat and double Parasail (which is not always possible to do). Safety did come first which is mighty important and stern words to those "silly"... More 

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

Hello there, Thanks for your lovely review. So pleased you tried both of our experiences. Yes safety is important to us and at times we have to make sure we get it across to people especially for the Parasailing :) Enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand. cheers Fiona More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I booked a parasail and jet boat combo which we both very much enjoyed! We were very lucky to have beautiful weather and a calm lake. The tandem parasail left us in awe with beautiful views and some excitement from getting dipped into the water The jet boat was absolutely awesome thanks to the our driver Will!... More 

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

Hello there, Isn't it neat that you can do both the jet boating and parasailing in the one spot. They really compliment each product. Thanks for the lovely review. Safe travels. cheers Fiona More 

Maryborough, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant experience on the lake with Cam the driver and his commentary. Highly recommend doing this when in Rotorua

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

Hi Tim, Thanks for your review. Cam does a great job. They love giving all customers a great experience. Come back and try our parasailing next time. cheers Fiona More 

Caboolture, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jet boating in Rotorua was an awesome experience!! We had never done it before, and absolutely loved every minute of it! Wil the driver was an absolute card, with an awesome personality. We highly recommend this to anyone who is thinking of doing something different, or even contemplating giving it a go.

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

That's an awesome review and we love to hear that we get repeat customers. Will does love his job and a pretty cool job he has. cheers Fiona More 

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39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The 30 minute jet boat ride is worth every cent! Cam, our driver, seemed to have great trouble steering in a straight line as the whole journey we were twisting and turning and occasionally coming to a halt in an awesome 180 degree turn. Water spray was everywhere as were the grins. Cam told us about some of the local... More 

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

Hi there , haha yes they never seem to go in a straight line. Thanks you for your review and we are stoked you enjoyed your time with us and Cam. Cheers Fiona More 

Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Much more then just a jet boat ride! A very good balance of adrenaline, history of the area, things to do in Rotorua with some cheeky banter thrown in. We had a very good time and would strongly recommend this to anyone who has a few hours to spare and doesn't know what to do.

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

Hi there, Yes we are perfect for if you have time to kill. jet boating and parasailing in the one spot is simply awesome. Thanks for your review. cheers Fiona More 

Hawera
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic experience and would do it again. Really enjoyed the stories and wonderful driver....you did a Terrible AKA AMAZING job.

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

Hello there, I just love seeing these awesome reviews. So do the boys. It really makes their day. I think they have really cool jobs especially meeting all you cool people. cheers Fiona More 

Taranaki Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome fun. Thrilling jet boat ride. Very funny and skilled host/driver !! Even learnt some history which was intriguing. Would definitely do it again in the future. Absolutely loved the experience. A++++++±+++++++++++++++

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

Hello there, Wow sounds like you had an awesome time. Its fantastic how we can combine jet boating with a lot of history information of the area. cheers Fiona More 

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