Jet Boating

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

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.