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“waikato river”(53 reviews)
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“thermal safari”(29 reviews)
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
10 Tutukau Road | Bay of Plenty, Rotorua 3083, New Zealand
+64 7-333 7111
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Reviewed today via mobile

I did the jet boat ride and the Orakei Korako experience and it was simply amazing! We had Cam as our driver and he was knowledgeable about the area and was able to explain some history whilst letting down the Waikato River. When you arrive...More

Thank PoppyWaye
Reviewed yesterday

Something for everyone. An informative, scenic cruise downstream, an interesting time exploring the geothermal area and then a spectacular, heart racing ride home. Just make sure you have a change of clothes afterwards :)

Thank reagansta
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We did the squeeze with Cam and he was a great guide, lots of cool information and a beautiful boat ride. Lots of fun at the end too! Definitely recommend to anyone looking to try jet boating

Thank sidpayne
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was great experience. Amazing scenery & The Squeeze was a great fun Thanks Shannon for a fun time

Thank Nana K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner booked our jet boat experience and I’m so glad he did! It was so much fun and Cam is such a funny dude and made the experience even better! Thanks so much guys! Keep up the awesome job!

Thank Voyager825341
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great afternoon....cruising up the river for around an hour then spending close to an hour at the Geothermal pools followed by a high speed jet boat ride back. Cam our guide and driver was a champion and made the whole experience really enjoyable....More

Thank Lawrence630
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic afternoon trip doing the squeeze. Cam was a great guide and driver! Loved walking through to get to the waterfall. The ride back was a lot of fun!

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience, an adrenalin rush and awesome scenery all in one. The Squeeze is an opportunity not to be missed! totally unreal! Cam and Shannon looked after us exceptionally, Cam, with his experience and knowledge of the area and great jet boat driving to match...More

Thank rickandhaylee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing experience! The driver makes you feel comfortable and was constantly making us laugh! She made the experience that much better. 100% would recommend!

Thank Climber822558
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome time. You go a bit slow on the way there. And you get about an hour and fifteen mins (possibly a little less) to explore orakei korako). On the way back the fun starts with spins and stuff. You most definitely get wet. lol.

Thank Duane O
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Response from Nichollette E | Reviewed this property |
I think you'd be fine. if in doubt, take pool goggles
13 July 2016|
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Response from Carly_Macg | Reviewed this property |
She should be just fine!
15 January 2016|
Response from 1YearLater | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lori We dawdled taking photos and enjoying the scenery and it was less than 20 mins each way, 20 mins playing/posing at the waterfall. Water on the walk was less than 600mm on 7 Jan 2015 but looks deeper in August: eg... More