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Hukafalls Jet

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Address: 200 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3377, New Zealand
Phone Number: 6473748572
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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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$83*
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Waikato River Jet Boat Ride from Taupo
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This is great fun even for us oldies. If you dont mind getting a bit of water on your face this is the ride for you. Great view under Huka Falls

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Sandy W
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Taupo, New Zealand
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Taupo, New Zealand
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is great fun even for us oldies. If you dont mind getting a bit of water on your face this is the ride for you. Great view under Huka Falls

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Thank Sandy W
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am definitely an adrenalin junkie and this boat ride is definitely equal to jumping off a bridge. Mike was the best driver/tour guide. He made the ride even better!

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Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Loved this, getting up close to the falls was awesome, lots of speed and spins, fully recommend this experience

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Thank 05jojo
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a wet, winters day when we took a ride but that didn't matter , still heaps of fun and the heated hand rails were a bonus. Good fun, and great to get up close to the huka falls.

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Thank Teena H
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hukafalls Jet is really fun! Had a great laugh and a good scare on this boat. Staff is amazing. You'll have an amazing view of the Huka Falls and bring your phone with you for a great picture!

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Thank Myriam O
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a good time the guys were hilarious joking about. We got really close to the falls such a amazing experience fully recommend it to anyone young and old

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Thank Tania K
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12 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely a must when visiting Taupo! The ride is 100 % nonstop thrills and fun, and you really get up close and personal with the amazing Huka falls. We were lucky on the weather, as it had just stopped raining (which can cause the company to cancel the ride, as the rain can be painful). The 360 degree spins are... More 

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Thank Roland D
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great and fun attraction for anyone that loves speed! Our skipper Liam was great the way he drove and his commentary on different landmarks along the river. He was great and the 360s were so much fun, the heated hand bars were an awesome plus, since it was a big chilly! Would highly recommend!!

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Thank cmorgan09
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Hukafalls Jet, responded to this review

Hi cmorgan09 - thanks for your primo review! We love hearing that peeps had a great time ;-) We are ALL lovin' the heated handrails at the moment!! More 

Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took the jet on a cold, rainy day. We were offered the chance to change the booking due to the rain but chose to go ahead. Were were provided with rain ponchos and safety glasses as the rain is quite intense at 80km/h! Loved the heated handrails! The staff were friendly and fun. The ride itself was exciting and you... More 

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Thank Anne G
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Hukafalls Jet, responded to this review

Thanks Anne G - love your review! Gives us warm fuzzies (even in winter!) to hear people love the experience! More 

Hamilton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly loved this adventurous trip towards the Huka Falls. The jet boat driver was a font of information as well as being an expert in 360 ° spins! An absolute blast. Viewing the majesty of the falls from below was an awesome experience. While the jet boat ride is not the cheapest of activities to do... More 

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Thank Rachel C
shelley_burnett, Guest Relations Manager at Hukafalls Jet, responded to this review

Thanks for your awesome review Rachel C! Glad you had a brilliant time :-) More 

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