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Hukafalls Jet

#5 of 41 Tours in Taupo
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Address: 200 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3384, New Zealand
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful...

The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs.Combine 360° spins and passing nature by incredibly close at disorientating speeds for an amazing must-do visitor experience, before even reaching the awe inspiring majesty that is the Huka Falls. From the unique vantage point on the boat you have the best water level view of Huka Falls – New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction. Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company operating in this stretch of the Waikato River.Closest jet boat operator to Lake Taupo and FREE transfers provided on request.

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$92.02*
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Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo
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$161.22*
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Taupo Adventure Combo: Jet Boat Ride and Whitewater Rafting

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Ahh-mazing!!

This was so much fun!! We got to experience the falls right up close and some 360° spins along the way! The driver was super well trained he got right up to the branches in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was so much fun!! We got to experience the falls right up close and some 360° spins along the way! The driver was super well trained he got right up to the branches in the water and spun right up against them without touching them with the boat with such precision - amazing! The water here is so beautiful.... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fantastic experience for our family. Not cheap, but an experience we'll remember forever. It was a good length of time so felt like value for money, and so exciting. The staff were great and very safety conscious. Well worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just back from our tour and my what An experience! Arguably the best ways to see the falls as you get right up and personal. Our driver Trent did an incredible job and had us all grinning like fools from the rush of it. Would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been on 2 other jet boat rides and this was just as good. As well as a fun ride, you end up right where the Huka Falls meet the river. It is awesome to be able to get so close to a powerful waterfall. One of our favourite activities on our trip to N.Z.

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Yay! Glad that Hukafalls jet was one of your favourite activities! :) Enjoy your trip More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in Taupo, and you have never gone jet boating, I would highly recommend this one. An exhilarating experience, but be sure to have something to cover your face in the winter.... particularly if there is some rain... It gets brutally cold on the face in the winter

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Little bit pricey but very good fun, very friendly staff and definitely an enjoyable experience. Would definitely recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Did the one in Queenstown bejore Christmas, but this one is something else. Longer ride, excelent driver and stunning view... you can even take your camara onboard to take pictrures!! Totally recommended!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely a must do activity if you like a thrill Was an awesome experience our driver was very talkative an daring driver sitting the front you don't really get wet 😜perfect spot The boat goes all the way up to huka falls and down to the dam Will be taking kids on this the next time 👌🏽

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

Absolutely Amaziiiiiinngg ! You should do it ! A lot of fun and adrenaline! There is a beautiful view ! Linda

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We told our three kids (13, 11 and 8) that we were going on a little boat ride up to the Huka Falls. They were moderately enthusiastic. The game was nearly given away when we were waiting on the pontoon one of the other boats came in really fast. I said to my daughter, "Don't worry. We won't get that... More 

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hahahahaha that sounds like so much fun! so happy you had a great time! More 

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