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Hukafalls Jet

#5 of 42 Tours in Taupo
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Address: 200 Karetoto Road | Wairakei Park, Taupo 3384, New Zealand
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+64 7-374 8572
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09:00 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
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The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful...

The half hour of thrills, fun and excitement takes you along a beautiful river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff face and natural hot springs.Combine 360° spins and passing nature by incredibly close at disorientating speeds for an amazing must-do visitor experience, before even reaching the awe inspiring majesty that is the Huka Falls. From the unique vantage point on the boat you have the best water level view of Huka Falls – New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction. Hukafalls Jet is the only jet boat company operating in this stretch of the Waikato River.Closest jet boat operator to Lake Taupo and FREE transfers provided on request.

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US$91.81*
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Hukafalls Jet Boat Ride from Taupo
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US$160.85*
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Taupo Adventure Combo: Jet Boat Ride and Whitewater Rafting

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Truly exhilarating

Not what I was expecting. I would highly recommend this to any adrenalin junkies out there. Our driver was fantastic and the falls were beautiful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Odinakachukwu E
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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not what I was expecting. I would highly recommend this to any adrenalin junkies out there. Our driver was fantastic and the falls were beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ride on a jet boat, Rachel was a fun guide and made sure we were all safe. Got right up close to the falls which was brilliant. We all got a bit wet, but we're given suitable clothing and a life jacket. It's a fun ride.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the staff were so friendly and helpful. There was a small problem with our gift vouchers but they were so good about it all and getting it sorted. Our driver Sarah was fantastic and her driving was so impressive! Maneuvering between sticks and rocks in the water, we couldn't believe how close she would get the boat to them.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great way to see the river and the falls up close. Sitting in the middle front seat meant minimal spray. Bring your own waterproof jacket with a hood if you don't want to get soaked.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was great fun, the driver made it a fantastic experience, highly recommended and can't wait to do it again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best activity in New Zeland. It was so amazing full of fun. I was smiling all 30 minutes. We will do it tomorow again. I love it!!! U must do it. The jet is unique in the world

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An expensive excursion but worth it, our two kids, 5&6, absolutely loved it and so did we. The driver was incredibly good and had a great sense of humour too. And seeing that powerful waterfall up close and from another angle was just a great experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This experience is definitely worth it and unlike some places where they say 360 degree turns and do half, this was the real deal. Plus you really get very close to the waterfall. The river itself is beautiful and the views are pretty amazing. Trent, our jet boat driver did an awesome job and he did some very good manoeuvring... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband really wanted to do this so I went along with it but I'm not into anything on water so wasn't looking forward to it. We were staying in Taupo and it was a 10 min drive, plenty of parking onsite. You need to arrive about 10-15mins before your time. I'd recommend getting the free jackets they offer as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did this as part of 4 play combo deal. It's so much fun. Be prepared to get wet! They do have spray jackets to borrow. We went on the outside seats at the back of the boat and were soaked! Great for adults & older kids. You do get thrown around a bit which adds to the thrill. Amazing... More 

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Thank you for your nice review :) I hope you enjoyed your other 4 play activities. More 

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