Huka Falls Jet
The 30-minute adrenalin-filled trip, skims close to cliffs and trees at an incredible 80km an hour. Get ready for the thrill of 360º spins as you make your way down to the Aratiatia Dam and back to view from the base of the spectacular Huka Falls, all in a beautiful river environment. Safety is paramount and the drivers are experienced professionals.
Life jackets are provided and spray jackets in cooler months. Children must be over 1m tall in order to ride the Huka Falls Jet and the Rapids Jet.
Rapids Jet boats the biggest and longest rapids that spill from the Aratiatia Dam daily. Shoot through narrow canyons, be exhilarated by the spin on crystal clear waters, spot a trout and surf the pressure waves of the awesome Nga Awapurua Rapids. The riverbanks are lined with fantastic native bush and steaming hot springs.
Trips depart to coincide with the release of water from the Aratiatia Dam, four times daily.
Life jackets are provided and spray jackets in cooler months.
Orakei Korako with NZ Riverjet
A 2-3½ hour round trip with New Zealand Riverjet incorporates a unique geothermal wonderland as well as an exhilarating jet boating experience. Encompassing one-hour of jet boating, with views of the stunning native bush and abundant wildlife through the magnificent Tutukau Gorge where canyon walls rise dramatically a 50 meters above the magnificent Waikato River.
Visit the Hidden Valley of Orakei Korako. This enchanting, natural geothermal park has fabulous walks around steaming cliffs, amazing hot pools and the awesome Aladdin’s cave, an extremely rare geothermal cave.
New Zealand Riverjet site is located approximately 34kms from Taupo. Transfers may be arranged at an additional cost.
NZ Riverjet & The Squeeze
A 2-3½ hour round trip with NZ Riverjet incorporates a unique experience as well as an exhilarating jet boat ride. Encompassing 1-hour of jet boating, with views of the native bush and abundant wildlife through the magnificent Tutukau Gorge.
You will disembark from the boat in knee-deep warm water and head towards a narrow gap in the cliff face. Squeeze your way through crevasses, climbing boulders, wading through waist deep warm water and emerge in stunning native New Zealand bush. You will have the opportunity to soak in the atmosphere while relaxing in the thermal waters of a naturally heated bathing pool.
New Zealand Riverjet site is located approximately 34kms from Taupo. Transfers can be arranged at an additional cost.
Orakei Korako Thermal Valley RiverJet & Scenic Floatplane Combo
Embark from Taupo lake front and fly over the volcanic region on your way to Orakei Korako Thermal Valley where you will find mud pools, steaming cliffs, hot pools, silica terraces and the amazing Aladdin’s Cave. Then the thrilling return trip on a Jet Boat down the mighty Waikato River, through the Tutukau Gorge, past rural farmland and pine forests while experiencing the handling ability of the Hamilton Jet Boat and its 360˚ spins!
Departing from the Riverjet straight onto the Floatplane for your return trip back to Taupo lake front.
Please note this trip is not exclusive.
All prices quoted above are inclusive of a 15% Goods and Services Tax (GST).