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About Goldfields Jet
Your experience starts as soon as you arrive in the stunning Kawarau Gorge. Step aboard one of our high-spec purpose built V8 Jet boats and hold on tight for a unforgettable experience through the Kawarau Gorge. Your highly trained driver will navigate the shallow braided waters of the Bannockburn Arm. Power up stream, racing past canyon walls before arriving at the impressive Staircase rapids. The only trip to offer shallow braided water, deep rapids and 360 spins in one adrenaline hit. No need to look anywhere else - Experience the best! Not the rest!
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Paige K wrote a review Aug 2020
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Awesome experience and great value for money. Shaun was a fantastic driver and very knowledgeable about the history and development and changes of the river and area.
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Becky Dodunski wrote a review Jul 2020
Eltham, New Zealand2 contributions
My 10 and 12 year old daughters LOVED the 360 degree spins! Really interesting jet boat ride in the goldfield River. Highly recommend 10/10.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Jaz wrote a review Jul 2020
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So much fun & learnt a bit about the Kawarau Gorge & local history, jet boat driver was awesome, highly recommend.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Response from Camjones21, Owner at Goldfields Jet
Responded Jul 9, 2020
Thank you for your awesome review. Hope to see you back again!
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Doug D wrote a review Mar 2020
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Jet boats in NZ are their own genre; Goldfields Jet does it really well. The main gig is close calls with sharp rocks, and requisite Hamilton turns done with gusto. (Prepare to get thoroughly soaked if you're sitting in front, and take the offer of the spray jacket, you'll need it.) The Kawarau Gorge is (sorry) gorgeous, and running the jet is the best way to see it from the inside on the water. The tour guides do a great job of working in local mining history as well as geological history of the canyon. If you're at all into wine tours, take advantage of the combo deal to have lunch and a wine flight at nearby Carrick Vineyard -- you'll get boated downriver to the spot, the food is amazing, and the wine is delightful. Goldfields Jet really goes the extra mile with this offer.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Camjones21, Owner at Goldfields Jet
Responded Jul 9, 2020
Thank you Doug, we agree now lets tell the world!
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Virginia P wrote a review Mar 2020
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Absolutely mind blowing experience, Mike the driver was fantastic and had Alot of knowledge about the area. Amazing views, was the highlight of my trip. Would highly recommend!!!!!!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Camjones21, Owner at Goldfields Jet
Responded Jul 9, 2020
Thanks Virginia glad you had a great time!
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