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Review of Rapids Jet

Rapids Jet
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Jet Boat is a New Zealand icon, and jet boating is a favourite activity for Kiwis. Set in the beautiful Aratiatia Scenic Reserve is New Zealand’s best white water Jet Boat Ride, Rapids Jet.Conveniently located just 15 minutes drive north of Taupo and 50 minutes south of Rotorua, Rapids Jet operates on the biggest rapids for commercial jetboating in New Zealand.Shoot through a narrow canyon, be exhilarated by spins on crystal clear waters, spot a trout and surf the pressure waves of the awesome Nga AwaPurua rapids. Take time to view the amazing surrounds of Aratiatia Scenic Reserve, and learn about the wildlife and history of the area with your Kiwi owner/drivers Rusty, Jimmy and Gazza.Our 35 minute blast guarantees an adrenaline rush! Since 1993, over 140,000 passengers aged 5-89 years have safely experienced the thrill of real white water jet boating with Rapids Jet.We have thousands of hours experience driving jet boats both in New Zealand and overseas, so you can be sure you are in safe hands with Rapids Jet. Let us share our love of jet boating with you, book a ride on Rapids Jet today.
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This is not because they cancel due to weather. It is the fact on the phone they said come in there still running even though another company has stop due to rain. When we arrived they said for us to wait to see if it cleared. 15 mins later weather had not changed so they cancel it. The thing is they said they would be running and they get us to drive the 15mins to their location to wait another 15mins to tell us it has been canceled. There a lot better thing we could be doing on holidays.

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Rapidsjet, Front Office Manager at Rapids Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

It is unfortunate that we didn't get a break in the weather so we couldn't get you out on the boat. We thought there was the possibility that it would clear and we could get you out there. We would rather cancel the trip than send you out there in bad weather and not have you enjoy the experience. We apologise for any inconvenience this has caused.

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