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Address: 10 Tutukau Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3083, New Zealand
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+64 7-333 7111
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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$140.18*
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Rotorua Geothermal Wonders and Waikato River Jet Boat Ride
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$119.05*
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Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
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$126.09*
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Jet Boat Ride on Waikato River Including Tutukau Gorge and Orakei Korako

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A fantastic day of fun and adventure

We were a large group and went on the riverjet tour that included the squeeze. This is a ton of fun and if you get the chance is a must do. The jet boat is a lot of fun especially... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jon L
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Saint George, Utah, United States
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Saint George, Utah, United States
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106 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a large group and went on the riverjet tour that included the squeeze. This is a ton of fun and if you get the chance is a must do. The jet boat is a lot of fun especially when they spin the boat around in the water. The squeeze was awesome to hike through and there are awesome... More 

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

Hi Jon, Was awesome to have your group on board with us to do the squeeze. Glad to hear that you guys had some wicked fun! Photos can be pretty unbelievable sometimes they are that awesome! Thanks so much for your review. The RiverJet Team. More 

Orange County, CA
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked our RiverJet excursion from the States before our trip to New Zealand. Our entire family from ages 4 to 80 had the greatest experience doing the RiverJet and the Squeeze with Tony. He made everyone including the grandparents comfortable. The ride to the Squeeze was beautiful and Tony was gave us some great information along the way. He... More 

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

Hi Ya, Thanks for your awesome review and recommendation. Was lovely to have you all on board, And ill be sure to pass your lovely comments onto Tony. the River Jet Team. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I have adventured up to Rotorua for a weekend including a NZ RiverJet Experience. Our guide Tony and his base team were simply fantastic giving relaxed, humorous and very clear instruction for a wicked adventure. During the journey Tony provided very interesting information about this area on the Waikato River. This is the perfect Kiwi representation (as... More 

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

Hi Andrew, Thanks a lot for your wonderful review. I am super glad you managed to get your car sorted and I hope you and your daughter enjoyed the rest of what sounded like a wicked weekend away! Glad we are doing kiwis proud :) Regards, The Riverjet Team. More 

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed March 22, 2017

A definite highlight of our 5 days in Rotorua. We had a tour all to ourselves just my husband and I. Jeremy was great. He gave us an amazing ride, answered all our crazy questions, but most of all we felt like we were the most important people and friends at the end of it. When we walked in, no... More 

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

Hi Julia, Wow, thanks for your totally wicked review. The 'private' tours don't happen very commonly so you guys must of had some luck up your sleeve. I agree about the tour being value for money. More bang for your buck! And I will pass your lovely comments on to Jeremy. We would love to see you here again on... More 

Cedar City, Utah
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 20, 2017

NZ Riverjet was fantastic all around. Our guide, Adam, was incredible--very informative, and saftety/comfort oriented while still being laid-back and fun. They outfit you completely (head to toe) in wetsuits, crocs, rain jacket (if needed) and PFD. It was beautiful along the river and the hike through the squeeze was great. Lots of times for photos. We took a school... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

This was my husband and my first time in New Zealand and this was one of the excursions we planned to enjoy. We were not disappointed!! It was well organized with very personable staff. Our jet boat driver, Tony, was an excellent guide and obviously a skilled driver!! SO much fun. We got off the boat for an hour to... More 

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

Wow thanks a lot for your awesome review! The Thermal Safari is a totally unique experience. Orakei Korako is so beautiful (just like the office lady)! Glad we were able to live up to your expectations and provide you with a fun filled adventure. Thanks Again! The River Jet Team. More 

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10 reviews
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic. What an amazing few hours we spent here. Tour guide knew his job and kept us fully informed throughout the entire trip and fully entertained. Highly recommended.

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Dover Heights
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 14, 2017

The Riverjet Squeeze Experience was booked in Australia. We were picked up from our cruise ship by Richard from Grumpy Tours. He is friendly, informative and efficient. From Tauranga its approx. 1.5 hours each way to Taupo (via Rotorua). Jeremy was our funny, mad but also knowledgeable driver. As there were only 6 of us it gave us more time... More 

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

Hi Peter, Naomi and Group, Thanks your for booking our cruising overland tour. It is totally worth the drive here from the cruise ship port isn't it! Glad you guys had a wicked time. Yes the Mighty Waikato has claimed a few hats, they are probably fish blankets now. Anywho, hope the rest of cruise was fun for you party... More 

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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

This is like no other Jet boat experience ! ! first you get a beautiful river cruise with spectacular scenery, with Jeremy (guide/comedian/driver). Then walk / squeeze through even more picture perfect bushland to a very private warm waterfall and pool, all with running commentary and very knowledgeable local info from Jeremy. Then after the short walk back to the... More 

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

Hi Peter, Thanks for your amazing review. I'm happy that we finally found someone who thinks Jeremy is funny! And the you had an awesome time in the beast and squeeze. Thanks for your recommendation, it is really appreciated! Regards, The Riverjet Team. More 

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2017

We had a great 3hr trip with the driver Jeremy who had a great sense of humour, was very knowledgeable about the local history and wildlife and have us a good thrill with his wild driving! This trip has everything you could ask for a little bit of a guided tour, lovely walk through the warm water and LOVED doing... More 

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

Hi Nicola, Thanks for your review. We agree that the tour is a mix of a lot of greatness! Thanks for recommending us too, and we would love to have you back so come anytime :) Cheers, The Riverjet Team. More 

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