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Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo

Highlights
  • 30-minute jet boat ride on Waikato River
  • Awesome thrill ride with trick turns and power brakes
  • Amazing scenery along the river, including spectacular Huka Falls
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Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo
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Overview
Spin and speed your way to Huka Falls during a thrilling 30-minute jet-boat ride on the Waikato River. Hold on tight as you zip over the crystal-clear waters past rugged cliffs and native bush on New Zealand's longest river. Feel the power of the thundering waterfall up close as it blasts into the turbulent pool. Round-trip transport is included from hotels in Taupo.
What to Expect
Get ready to experience the ride of your life during a Waikato River jet-boat ride. After pickup from your Taupo hotel, it’s a quick drive to the shores of New Zealand's longest river, which drains Lake Taupo. 

Your adrenaline-pumping adventure takes you to the mighty Huka Falls, considered the country’s most visited and photographed natural attraction. Get a dramatic front-row view of the 36-foot-high (11-meter) waterfalls as they thunder through the ravine with incredible force.

Listen to entertaining and informative commentary during 30 minutes of jet-boating excitement, complete with 360-degree spins past cliff faces and native forest. Your white-water adventure ends with hotel drop-off in Taupo.
Reviews (145)
1 - 5 of 138 reviews
Reviewed today
Awesome fun

Our family of 4 went on this ride today. It was an awesome ride and we all had a blast. Back left hand gets absolutely soaked. Highly recommend although the video and photo package was expensive and only has 3 minutes worth of footage and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andrea E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Awesome Experience

An incredible experience suitable for all levels of thrill seeker! The guide Brendan was hilarious and a great driver. The scenery is spectacular and the adrenaline rush unreal. I’d do this again next time because I did not stop smiling and laughing the whole time!

Thank melbschick18
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Brilliant

The jet boat ride was thrilling and took you along some amazing scenery. You also got to find out some interesting stuff about the local thermal plant and dam. The staff were awesome especially our driver Liam who was understanding and turned back when our...More

Thank mcg1978
Reviewed 1 week ago
Pure fun

That was an unforgettable fun in a beautiful place with competent staff. So many turns will always be remembered. An absolute must for the Huka Falls👍👍👍

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Leo281158
Reviewed 1 week ago
Awesome experience and a must if you're in Taupo!

Huka Falls is definitely one of the best things to see in Taupo. While you can get a good view from the trails above the falls, this is the best and most exciting way to get up really close. For just under $100 USD, you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank blackdynamighty
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Response from Dave P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I can't help. We were customers and drove to the Jet Boats. Really great fun!
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