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Rapids Jet - Taupo

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Embark on the ultimate, premier whitewater jet boating experience with Rapids Jet, as we navigate the powerful rapids of the Waikato river...

Embark on the ultimate, premier whitewater jet boating experience with Rapids Jet, as we navigate the powerful rapids of the Waikato river...

Highlights

  • New Zealand's best white water Jet Boating experience!
  • Enjoy adrenaline pumped action as you speed across the Waikato River
  • Feel the power and maneuverability as the jet boat navigates narrow channels and negotiates tight spins
  • Soak up spectacular scenery from the surrounding visited locations
  • Learn about the local and wildlife history from your expert driver guide

Don't miss New Zealand's best white water Jet Boating experience!

Blast through narrow canyons, and speed over the crystal clear waters of the upper Waikato River. Experience the thrill and manoeuvrability of this impressive watercraft as your jet boat negotiates tight spins and takes on the Nga Awa Purua Rapids with full V8 power and aggression; surfing the pressure waves and ripping up and down the white water.

The scenery on the river is spectacular and there is ample time to enjoy your amazing surrounds while learning about the wildlife and history of the area with your Kiwi owner/ drivers Rusty, Jimmy and Gazza.

Rapids Jet is set in the beautiful Aratiatia Scenic Reserve just 15 minutes drive north of Taupo and 50 minutes south of Rotorua and is guaranteed to get the blood pumping.

Adult $145.00
Child $85.00 (5-15 years)
Family Pack 1 $460.00 (2 Adults + 2 Children)
Family Pack 2 $545.00 (2 Adults + 3 Children)

What's included

  • 30 Minute white water jet boating experience
  • Informative commentary

Duration

  • Allow approximately 30 minutes for the whole experience

Location

Restrictions

  • Minimum age: 5
  • Child ages are 5-15 years inclusive

    A minimum height of 1 metre applies and all children must be accompanied by a fare paying adult

    Must wear footwear:(This is a requirement on the boat) Sandals, jandals, flip flops, thongs, sneakers, trainers

Notes

  • Accessibility:To get onto the boat, you are required to head down 25 steps to our jetty.

    Minimum numbers apply: Discount bookings confirmed with 6 or more people, full price bookings confirmed with 4 or more, smaller bookings waitlisted to confirm.

    Discounts exclusive to pre-booked online bookings through Bookme only.

    Location: Nga Awa Purua Rd, (off Rapids Rd) Aratiatia, Taupo

    5 kms(15 minute drive) north of Taupo or 75kms,(50 minutes drive) south of Rotorua, off SH5.

    Rapids Jet have safely thrilled over 140,000 passengers since 1993 - with thousands of hours experience driving jet boats both in NZ and overseas you can be sure you are in safe hands with Rapids Jet

Available Bookings from 14 Jul to 27 Jul 2024

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$135.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$87.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

  • Adult$109.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$85.00
  • Family Pack 1$460.00
  • Family Pack 2$545.00

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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sarahd18 from New Zealand wrote on 23 January 2022

You wont regret it!

The team at rapid jets made the experience a 10/10 for me. Lots of humor and fun. They listened and supported each rider along the way. Riding with Rapid Jets was definetly an experience my family will never forget.

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lilyk2 from New Zealand wrote on 12 December 2021

Great fun

Good banter, friendly service, great ride! Had a lot of fun, learned a bit, worth the price for the experience

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Brian Hamilton from United Kingdom wrote on 20 November 2022

Fantastic experience

Brilliant trip from start to finish - staff were very friendly and helpful. Plenty of thrills whilst speeding down the river.

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Aurora Passchier from New Zealand wrote on 17 January 2022

Okay

Staff were lovely but it wasn’t as exciting as I had hoped and so I thought it was a bit over priced and scenery was average.

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Michelle Rea from New Zealand wrote on 20 January 2022

Epic Ride

Had such a wicked time with my daughter, highly recommended!

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From Rapids Jet - Taupo

Kia ora Michelle, thanks so much for your review, Im glad you both enjoyed your experience with us! Nga mihi

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