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Jet Boat Tour of Lake Rotorua

Highlights
  • 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
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Jet Boat Tour of Lake Rotorua
From US$59.11
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Jet Boat Tour of Lake Rotorua
From US$59.11
Overview
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 (14)
1 - 5 of 15 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Jaymz is your man!

Very informative and fun ride. I learned so much about Rotorua in 30 mins! Loved the 360 spins and his funny comments. This activity is suitable for people of all body shapes and sizes

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Farnaz B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Absolute Fun

Had the best time on our 30min ride! Cant remember our driver but he was awesome and interacted with all of us and joked with us too! Great knowledge of Rotorua which was good considering we are from that region lol

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MamaDee68
kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review. The boys are very passionate about sharing their knowledge of the surrounding areas. Yes they are really great entertainers . I still get a laugh listening to them. :) cheers Fiona

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fantastic fun

Had a recent Jet Boat Tour on Lake Rotorua with Kurt. Was fantastic fun and very informative. All the staff were easy going, fun and great at their job. Highly recommended and so glad we chose to do it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Craig H
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile
Excellent

Really friendly staff. The jetboat tour was awesome. When to the island in the jet boat......lots and lots of waves and turns made along the way... talked about the island and wildlife on there.....

Thank sarahlovelady
kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2018

Hi there, Thank you for sharing this with us. We are stoked that you enjoyed your time with us and on Mokoia Island. The boys are really a great bunch. cheers Fiona

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile
Really Friendly Staff!

Amazing experience! Even when the weather was a little overcast! The Staff members were super friendly and helpful and also knowledgeable of the area. Bloody Beautiful area too! Highly recommend! 👌☺️

Thank 565clarer
kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Thank you so much for your review. We really do try and give everybody a special experience so it is very nice to be acknowledged. cheers Fiona

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