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Jet Boating

A New Zealand jet boat ride will take you powering through narrow river gorges, almost brushing against sheer rock faces; or skimming across the surface of water channels that weave through the shingle banks of braided rivers. You will be left breathless with exhilaration and howling with delight!

Jet Boat Huka Falls near Taupo

One of the best rivers for a high-adrenaline, thrill-delivering ride is along the Waikato River up to the Huka Falls near Taupo. 

This half hour of fun and excitement takes you along the beautiful Waikato River, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and hot water streams. You’ll travel in a state of the art jet boats at an incredible 80km an hour and along the way you’ll experience thrilling 360 ° spins.

Pricing: Jet Boat Huka Falls near Taupo

Adult From NZD$135 / Child From NZD$89

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Jet Boat the Shotover River near Queenstown

The famous Shotover River close to Queenstown is one of the most popular jet boating locations in New Zealand where you have the classic experience of flying inches from the rocky walls of steep gorges.

Take a unique breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow canyons, and hold on tight for Queenstown’s only exhilarating full 360° spins.

Combining the classic New Zealand invention of the jet boat with the Kiwi culture of adventure, Shotover Jet has become part of the fabric of what is quintessentially 'New Zealand' and is a holiday highlight for many visitors.

Pricing: Jet Boat the Shotover River near Queenstown

Adult From NZD$155 / Child From NZD$89

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Dart River Wilderness Safari - Half-Day Jet Boat Tour!

Take an epic jet half-day boat journey down the Dart River from Glenorchy (near Queenstown) deep into the heart of the stunning Mount Aspiring National Park. Explore the ancient beech forests and learn about the rich history of the area from your guides.

This is an exhilarating and spectacular journey deep into the heart of the world-renowned Mt Aspiring National Park with the only jet boat operator allowed on the Dart River. The sheer diversity of what’s on offer means you experience a unique combination of breathtaking scenery matched with exciting jet boating on braided, glacier-fed rivers. Highly informative guides add the personal touch, talking about the area’s history, the Greenstone trail and Māori legends. Walk amongst ancient beech forest unchanged for 80 million years and view the scenic backgrounds for many Middle Earth movie scenes. An authentic New Zealand experience in an untouched world.

Pricing: Dart River Wilderness Safari - Half-Day Jet Boat Tour!

From NZD$259 per person.

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