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Address: 1 Tutukau Rd | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3083, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-333 7111
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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$116.26*
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Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
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'The Squeeze' tour was absolutely fantastic. Jeremy was such a great guide, very informative on Maori culture and history as well as making the experience a load of fun! Highly... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
JFNOL
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Victoria, Australia
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Victoria, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

'The Squeeze' tour was absolutely fantastic. Jeremy was such a great guide, very informative on Maori culture and history as well as making the experience a load of fun! Highly recommend this tour, the squeeze is incredible, the water is amazingly warm and pleasant! Thanks again!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have done other jet boating trips in NZ but this was unique. Adam started off cracking jokes but then could also talking about the Maori history and ecology of the area which was very interesting! I would highly recommend the trip to anyone :)

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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was such an amazing experience! My family and I did 'The Squeeze' tour with Jeremy and it was such good fun! He made us feel really welcome and was hilarious. The Maori history of the area was also an intriguing added bonus. I would definitely recommend this to everyone!

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi Lisa, Thanks so much for taking the time to review your time with us! We are glad to hear that you and your family had such a good time with Jeremy on the squeeze tour. I will be sure to pass on you your great feedback to him! Thanks Again and hope you enjoy the rest of you travels.... More 

Clarksville, Tennessee
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had an amazing tour with this company in November 2016 on the three hour thermal cruise to Orakei Korako, Our guide, Adam, was full of information and incredibly patient with my 4-year-old's questions. The views were stunning, Orakei Korako itself was my favorite thermal area that we visited and we loved all the spins on the way back. Well... More 

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi there, Great to hear some really positive feedback on not only the sights but our wonderful guide Adam as well! I will be sure to let him know that you guys enjoyed you trip with him. Orakei Korako is absolutely stunning and we are glad that you chose to journey there with us and enjoyed the thrilling ride back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an AMAZING adventure...we did "the squeeze" tour with Jeremy & we had such a great time. Jeremy made us feel so welcome & was such a character...so lovely...highly recommend anyone to go on this tour as you will be smiling all afternoon!

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi, Many thanks for the awesome review of your time here at NZ Riverjet. I will definitely let Jeremy know you had a great time with him on your journey through the squeeze. Thanks again The Riverjet Team More 

Tauranga, New Zealand
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome experience, tour guide Tony was amazing, could really see the staff love their jobs and it really comes through in the experience. Thanks for an awesome day guys!

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi Mariana, We find it hard not to love our jobs when working in such a beautiful environment! Thanks for coming out and for taking the time to share your experience with us. We love reading everyone's views on the trips; I will be sure to share with the rest of the crew. Thanks Again The NZ Riverjet Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Had an absolute blast! Even when it bucketed down. Tony was a great guide and a fantastic driver. It's always reassuring knowing the person leading has a real passion for what they do. Never have I been on a jet boat ride that is more than just speed and spins. The extensive knowledge and pride in the area and hidden... More 

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi Elisha Many thanks for the awesome review. The weather is one thing we can't control but it sounds like you guys had an awesome time, regardless. I will pass your comments onto Tony. He will be stoked to hear that you had such a memorable experience. Team N.Z Riverjet :) More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

We savoured a wonderful jetboat ride up to mighty Waikato River with the driver, Adam, switching the engine off for delightful periods to allow us to drift with the current and really admire the natural beauty. Adam began the trip with a traditionally authentic Maori mihi (greeting) and pepeha (personal introduction) and generously shared his knowledge of the history and... More 

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi Robert, Thanks for the great review! We are glad you enjoyed your time both on board the boat and at Orakei Korako! Thanks again The Team at New Zealand Riverjet More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

Excellent few hours. Trip is broken up into three phases, a slower boat ride with stops to discuss the river, local history and geology. Then a walking tour of the thermal area and then a more rapid and exciting ride home. A great mix, with something for everyone. Tip - Check out the trout and eels from the deck of... More 

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Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at New Zealand Riverjet, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, Thanks for the great review! We think that breaking the tour up into the three stages means that we have something for everyone to enjoy! Thanks Again, The Team at NZ Riverjet P.S. I love the tip to check the trout and eels out from the cafe as well !! More 

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Had an awesome jet boat ride! Adam was great, looked after us and told us about the area. Would highly recommend!

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