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Hukafalls Jet

#5 of 39 Tours in Taupo
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Address: 200 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3384, New Zealand
Phone Number: 6473748572
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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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We wasn't too sure what to expect but it was a great experience. The jet boat was invented in New Zealand and we had a great time. The boat goes incredibly quick and gets really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Tony B
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We wasn't too sure what to expect but it was a great experience. The jet boat was invented in New Zealand and we had a great time. The boat goes incredibly quick and gets really close to the Falls. You can get some great pictures with the Falls in he background

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Done a few jet boat rides and this one is up there with the best of them especially if you love the 360 degree spins. I lost count of how many we did and loved every minute of every one of them. The trip up and down the river was great in itself, skimming close to rock cliffs and passing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Once in a lifetime experience everyone who does it will remember don't be put off by price it's worth every cent. Don't hesitate go and do it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on a very wet day in mAy and weren't sure if we were going to be able to go out, but the staff were great so helpful and we manage to do the trip. The falls were amazing from that angle and the experience was well worth it

Thank Capitolabarmaid
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited last April, having done Jet Boating in the USA before i wasn't expecting to get massive thrills off this. However after 5 minutes on the boat weaving in and out of trees I was high on adrenaline. Our guide was great and catered for all the different nationalities on board.

Thank Luke T
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was our favourite experience during the 1 week trip to New Zealand. Highly recommended for everyone who likes thrill....Sarah is an excellent driver!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I travelled down from Auckland with our U14 Rugby League team for thier EOS trip. The staff at Huka Falls Jets were accomodating and supportive leading up to, during and after all was said and done. We arrived at 9.15am on Sunday 11th September, the weather was superb, the staff and drivers amazing! The experience - once in a lifetime!!!... More 

Thank Vin L
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rmb ur sunglasses as it can be a little hard to keep ur eyes open. Ride was fun and fast but prices can be a little friendlier for a 30min ride.

Thank ianto14
Napier, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must do on your Taupo itinerary. So much fun. Really thrilling, but the drivers are so good at what they do. Although quite expensive, it's well worth it. Spray jackets provided, which are really necessary. The handrails are heated thankfully, as it's pretty cold on the river. Wear a hat to cover your ears, as the boat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Had done the huka falls walk before but never the Jets. We decided to book last minute. We got picked up from the I site by a friendly lady who drive us straight to the location. We were able to leave out bags securely behind the counter. The caprain of jet boat was entertaining and knowledgeable about the dam and... More 

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