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Address: 1 Tutukau Rd | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua, New Zealand
Phone Number: 64 7 333 7111
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Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
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Amazing VIP treatment

OK so maybe not VIP, we were the only 2 people booked on, but the tour guide made us feel like VIPS Great tour down stream on the scenic blast before shooting back to the start... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
James T
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OK so maybe not VIP, we were the only 2 people booked on, but the tour guide made us feel like VIPS Great tour down stream on the scenic blast before shooting back to the start with lots of spins and speed. Massive fun, thank you so much

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not know what to expect with the squeeze jet boat trip but after a leisurely but fast jet boat ride along the Waikato River we got to a destination which was nice but not extraordinary. We then disembarked and walked through water into a passageway with ever decreasing width. Some of the tourists could not make it through... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We (my 12 yo son & I) did the Geo2 adventure (Wai-o-Tapu, jet boat & Orakei). Wai-o-Tapu was OK in our opinion but a bit too touristy. The Jet boat ride was great fun ... our guide (Simon) was knowledgeable and interesting and the spins on the way back were terrific fun. The scenery en-route is spectacular (we did it... More 

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Thank MPW_Oz
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at NZ Riverjet The Squeeze, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for you reviewing our GEO 2 tour! It was a bit chilly this Queens Birthday Weekend! But you are right the fog just adds to the mysteriousness of the area. We are glad that overall you enjoyed your experience with us and hope that it was a trip that was memorable for you and your son! Thanks Again... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

I bought the Geo Overload 3 that included entrance into Waiotapu, the River Jet, and the Squeeze. I would save some money and skip the Waiotapu part of the day. We felt rushed through the park, even with arriving at 9:00 when they opened. We only had time to do the first loop of the park which consisted of mainly... More 

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at NZ Riverjet The Squeeze, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for taking the time to review you time with us! We are glad that you enjoyed your trip through the Squeeze and had a good time with your guide Simon! We are very sorry to hear that the photos of you weren't the best. Unfortunately poor lighting and steam in the squeeze can play havoc with... More 

Penrith, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Great people Great staff Very helpful and informative Loads and loads of action packed fun Was the most romantic setting I've ever experienced I would do it again without a doubt and would highly recommend to everyone!

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at NZ Riverjet The Squeeze, responded to this review

Hi Simone, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are glad that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to see you again one day! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Jetboat Slow tour in the beginning of the trip telling us history of the Waikato River being the longest in NZ and how the living conditions along the riverbank and their survival stories. Very Friendly Guide that was importantly and good as a conversation go-er. Afterwhich we were dropped off at Orakei Korako Geothermal Site (as we were the only... More 

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Springboro, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

My wife and I (tourists from U.S.) visited The Squeeze on Wednesday, March 23. Easy to book online and easy to locate (NZ Riverjet is just north of the Waikato River on Highway 5). We travelled down from Rotorua (1 hr). Tour was light (one other couple). Very friendly, helpful staff and base. They gave us wetsuits for the ride... More 

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at NZ Riverjet The Squeeze, responded to this review

Wow! What a review alright! Thank you so much for taking the time to let everyone know how much you enjoyed it. From reading this its definitely clear our squeeze tour is something very different, unique and totally wicked! Your awesome Matt! Thanks again, The Riverjet team. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This was easily one of the best things we did in NZ! Adam was an amazing guide and we were lucky enough to have the squeeze tour to ourselves. It's hard to describe the experience, just do it!!

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at NZ Riverjet The Squeeze, responded to this review

That's what we say, just do it! Thanks for your review we are glad you had a great time squeezn! The Riverjet Team. More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We did this jet boat trip on Easter Saturday 26th March 2016. We were a group of 12: 2 seniors, 4 adults, and 5 children aged 8 to 14. We were on a 50th Wedding Anniversary tour and chose the shortest of the Riverjet trips to suit the day's schedule. This was the "Scenic Blast" of about 50 minutes. If... More 

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Thank James K
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at NZ Riverjet The Squeeze, responded to this review

Hi James, It was a pleasure having you guys out here. Your group was awesome and we are super happy that you had a fantastic time! Hopefully we will have you all out here for the squeeze next seeing as you live not too far away! Was lovely talking to you and organizing something fun your family. Im glad I... More 

Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Having read about others experiences on trip advisor, we were really looking forward to this activity. It didn't disappoint. It's hard to believe that the "Squeeze" is natural. It is almost too perfect and amazing, it's like Disney in real life. I thoroughly recommend this activity. Our driver, Simon was fabulous.

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Thank KashKlan
Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at NZ Riverjet The Squeeze, responded to this review

Hi ya, I really like that line "Disney in real life" perfect! Thank so much for your review we are thrilled that you had a great time Squeezing! The River jet Team More 

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