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Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing

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Address: Rotorua City Lake Front, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand
Phone Number: 07 343 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*
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30-Minute Jet Boat Tour of Lake Rotorua
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$62*
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Parasailing on Lake Rotorua
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$91*
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Lake Rotorua Hot Springs and Jet Boat Tour

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Kawarau Jet Rotorua

Just went out on the Jet boat with Cam and Will for the 30min spin - my husband and I and our 8year old son. We all absolutely loved the experience it's certainly 5 star fun for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Michaela C
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Hamilton
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Was a bit choppy due to wind but still had great fun. Nice that they stop at points of interest and explain the history

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

Hi Chantell, Thank you for your review. Yes the wind has been up a bit lately. All adds to the excitement. There is certainly a lot to learn whilst out on the lake. Cheers Fiona More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just went out on the Jet boat with Cam and Will for the 30min spin - my husband and I and our 8year old son. We all absolutely loved the experience it's certainly 5 star fun for the family - lots of donuts and thrills!

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

Hi Michaela, Thanks for your review. I will certainly pass your comments onto Cam, he will be stoked. The beauty of our jet boating is that it is great for all ages. cheers Fiona More 

Woodville
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was one of the most awesome activities we have done in Rotorua. Our guide was hilarious as well as being very knowledgeable about the areas we were going to. The jet boat ride in itself was such a thrill and the price was very realistic! Thanks team, will definitely be coming back :)

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

Hi there, Great stuff, Looking forward to you coming back. We tend to get a lot of repeat customers . You could even try the parasailing as well. I will pass onto the boys . cheers Fiona More 

Rotorua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a amazing time, awesome staff, will definitely recommend to others, we worth it the Kids also had a blast.

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

Hi there, Thank you for your review. So pleased you all enjoyed your time with us. Come and try our Parasailing next time. cheers Fiona More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cam our tour guide was awesome! A great experience with great staff that made us feel comfortable and not too big for the jetboat. It was fun and educational and a great way to celebrate our honeymoon. Thank you.

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

Awesome, Congratulations and so pleased you could enjoy part of your honeymoon with us. I will certainly pass on to Cam your comments. cheers Fiona More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of fun, friendly service, great humour, Cam kept the kids entertained and shared lots of history which the kids have learnt from and remembered. Recommended

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

Hi there Shane, thank you for your review. I will pass onto Cam. He will be stoked. The area is certainly full of very interesting history and you get the excitement as well. makes for a great time. cheers Fiona More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boyfriend took me to rotorua for a birthday weekend away , and on our final day we decided to go on the jet boat .... we had a look online found a really good deal and off we went. The people who took us wore amzing , and we also got to learn abit about rotorua and it's history. It's... More 

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

What a lovely boyfriend you have. Sounds like you were spoilt rotten . Thank you for your review. I will pass on to the boys that they are doing a great job. cheers Fiona More 

Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the tandem parasailing and it was such a cool experience! The view of the lake was so beautiful. Would definitely go again!

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

Hi there, thank you for your review. The views are definitely worth seeing. next time come back and have a go with our jet boating. cheers Fiona More 

Hamilton, New Zealand
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

not as much adrenaline as there could of been, couple of circles and then just zig zagging across the water. Driver was well educated and interesting to hear about the history. I recommend spending your money on Huka falls Jet opposed to Kawarau Jet Rotorua.

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Thank bg53785
kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for your review. We generally do quite a few spins so not sure what has gone on. Great to hear our driver is explaining the local history well as our tour does have that component which most people really love and we certainly love to entertain people and they go away with a real buzz of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveled over to Rotorua from Whakatane for this experience for my partners 28th birthday, he was so nervous about it when he found out what he was in for (only half an hour before we arrived) the staff were very friendly and helpful and made him feel like he was in good hands. This was definitely an unforgettable experience for... More 

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

Hi Jonnelle, Thank you for your review. What a buzz that must have been for him. What a lovely partner you are spoiling him. cheers Fiona More 

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