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Jet Boat Tour - Rakaia Gorge

Adrenalin-pumping Jet boating in the most majestic and scenic river and mountain enviroment. History, nature and fun delivered by highly informative and skillful drivers.


For an adrenalin-pumping experience you'll never forget, find a deal and jump aboard Discovery Jet and blast along the Rakaia River.

Watch the video!! - REAL Jet Boating! with real experts.

Hang on tight as our driver skillfully weaves the jet boat through the intricate network of braided river channels, skimming along stony banks and through gushing crystal clear waters rich with salmon and trout.

As you journey through the gorge, the wind ripping through your hair and water spraying with every carefully-calculated twist and turn, soak in the towering coal and limestone cliffs. As you open to the top of the gorge embrace the magnitude of the majestic Southern Alps and Mt Hutt. Feel the excitement as your driver spins the boat 360 degrees.

Our drivers know the river like the back of their hand and will unveil to you all its glittering treasures.

This trip is a 30 minute river blast, but if you are seeking further adventure, - whether you are looking for a foot-to-the-floor thrill-seeking experience or a more sedate, leisurely ride along the river we can tailor-make a jet safari for you.

Adult $75.00
Child $50.00

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • Please Note: Children under 5 years are free with a FULL fare paying adult.

    The Trip times below are indicative only - Trip times are dependent upon weather and river conditions. You must contact the Operator to confirm your Trip. You must also provide a contact number when booking.

    When booking special Bookme hot deals, the operator in very rare occasions, not withstanding all endeavors, - may have to reschedule the time slightly if load requirements dictate. Please contact the operator as per instructions on the booking reference several hours before the scheduled trip to discuss weather and river conditions.

Available Bookings from December 01 to December 07

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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Wed 2 Dec
Thu 3 Dec
Fri 4 Dec
Sat 5 Dec
Sun 6 Dec
Mon 7 Dec

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$50.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Adult$59.00
  • Child$50.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$59.00
  • Child$50.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$50.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$59.00
  • Child$50.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$50.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$59.00
  • Child$50.00

2spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$50.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$59.00
  • Child$50.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$50.00

3spaces priced from:

  • Adult$59.00
  • Child$50.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$75.00
  • Child$50.00

5spaces priced from:

  • Adult$55.00
  • Child$50.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Tessa Hollis from New Zealand wrote on 02 December 2019

So. Much. Fun!

The scenery was absolutely stellar. Blair was awesome and super knowledgeable. Could not recommend enough

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Thanks Tessa glad you had such an enjoyable experience with us.

nicolem5 from New Zealand wrote on 18 November 2020

Awesome!

Blair was awesome and the view of the mountains are amazing! We had a great time, thanks!

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Thank you for the great feedback glad you enjoyed the trip.

Catalina from Chile wrote on 04 October 2020

Very nice

Amazing views of the mountains.

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Thanks for the review we think it’s a pretty good office to.

donnav from New Zealand wrote on 20 September 2020

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Really enjoyed the trip, thanks

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Thanks for the review glad you enjoyed it.

Melissa from New Zealand wrote on 27 July 2020

Awesome Trip!

Kids and parents loved it! Took our 5 and 7 year old girls and they loved it! Perfect activity and tour. Really enjoyed spending this money with a local company. Well worth it!

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Thanks for the great review Melissa glad you all had a good time.

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