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Jet Boat Tour of Lake Rotorua

  • Lake Rotorua jet boat ride
  • Board a powerboat for a 30-minute narrated tour
  • Spin and speed through the water on an adrenaline-inducing trip
Jet Boat Tour of Lake Rotorua
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Jet Boat Tour of Lake Rotorua

Blast around Lake Rotorua on a jet boat tour! An expert driver spins you around on an adrenaline-infused adventure and delivers you at top-speed to all of the iconic landmarks. Experience 30 action-packed minutes of family-friendly fun as you hear live narration on the history of the area. Select from multiple departure times; spray jackets included.

What to Expect
Make your way to the Rotorua Lakefront at your scheduled departure time; the 30-minute jet boat tour departs on the hour throughout the day. Take a seat on the big yellow powerboat and hold on tight for a wild ride on Lake Rotorua. All passengers are supplied with a spray jacket and life vest to ensure you are safe and warm throughout the journey. 

The driver expertly maneuvers your jet boat at high speed, with adrenaline-inducing spins and tight turns. Motor past landmarks such as Kawaha Point, Mokoia Island, and Sulphur Bay. Hear the history of the land and the people that have shaped Rotorua into the cultural capital of New Zealand's North Island. 

This action-packed adventure concludes at the same convenient lakefront location, just a 5-minute walk from the city center and a short stroll from most hotels.
Reviews (8)
1 - 5 of 8 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2018
First Timers!!!

Initially this was a trip for the girls as they had not been on a jet boat before. After a couple of amazing spins and a shower (well done by the way Kurt) it turns out my husband hadn't either!!!! Absolutely awesome trip. Kurt kept...More

Thank Kim B
kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Well done you having a go!. Thank you for your review. I will certainly pass this onto Kurt. He will be chuffed. cheers Fiona

Reviewed 16 April 2018
Awesome Experience and great guide

We did the 30 minute trip around the lake - We had Will as our guide/driver, he was fantastic from the moment we hopped in the boat... Witty, Knowledgeable. You felt safe at all times Would recommend to anyone when in Rotorua. We are lucky...More

Thank Ben A
kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hi there , Thanks for your kind review. Will is pretty cool as is the jet boat experience. Come back and have a go with the Parasailing next time. cheers Fiona :)

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

What an incredible experience. The people were amazing and very hospitable - great to talk with and went the extra mile for us. A special thanks to Kurt who made this trip super cool for our family.

Thank CraigP2386
kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi there Craig, we love to hear these kind comments. I will pass onto Kurt for you. Thanks for taking the time to review. cheers Fiona

Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile
Amazing fun!

This was an amazing trip around the lake, informative and absolutely great fun! Loads of spins, got drenched and absolutely loved it! Driver was great, with a friendly team and made this trip memorable!

Thank Dukesenigal
kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Hello there, naughty drivers getting you wet :) That's awesome that you enjoyed your time with us. There certainly is a lot of history to be heard of the surrounding area. cheers Fiona

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Jet Boating of Rotorua Lake

Came here for a holiday with the bestfriend, this activity was really fun and would definitely recommend it to others and do it again. Especially the jet boat driver he was very entertaining had a laugh here and there. But yes overall it was amazing...More

Thank Jebrina C
kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

Hello there, Thanks for your review. I know who you are talking about :) It is a cool experience to share with your friends. cheers Fiona

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