• The 'Squeeze' - Special!
New Zealand River Jet
    The 'Squeeze' - Special!
    Squeeze through narrow crevasses, stunning native NZ bush to a natural Hot Water pool, hang on tight for an exciting Jet boat ride home. Over two hours of fun at $159 Special Tuesday and Thursday 11 am only for $139 up to 15 December 2016
  • Scenic Blast
    Only $95 per person
  • Chalk'n'cheese
    'The Squeeze' and 'Rapids Jet' Enjoy a slice of New Zealand scenery only a select few have ever seen. Then... 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.
  • Family Thermal Safari Ride
New Zealand River Jet
    Family Thermal Safari Ride
    We will make your day at New Zealand’s only jet boating thermal safari. Book this awesome deal for the family. No other activity offers this many of New Zealand's top attractions and thrilling jet boat ride. This is just perfect for the family.
  • Jet Boat-Floatplane Thrill Ride
New Zealand River Jet
    Jet Boat-Floatplane Thrill Ride
    Scenic Floatplane rides, Orakei Korako Thermal Valley and New Zealand Riverjet. This is probably one of New Zealand’s best combo deals including sight seeing, thermal valley and thrills on Riverjet.
  • Testimonials
    Thank you very much for making me feel welcome.
  • Testimonials
    The day was simply great! Trent was a very likeable guy with a good sense of humor and very knowledgeable.
  • Testimonials
    Thank you very much to you and the team at Riverjet we had a fabulous time.


The New Zealand Riverjet base is located between Rotorua and Taupo, on the corner of State Highway 5 and Tutukau Road (beside the Waikato River). We are situated 44 kms from Rotorua and 34 kms from Taupo right on the Highway. It’s easy to find.


Arrival times - self drive

11:00am departure, please be at base by 10:45am at the latest

Other times by request


From Rotorua:  Follow State Highway 5 south, on the main road to Taupo. 44kms to base, approx 40 minute drive. (When you reach Golden Springs village, you have less than 2 kms to travel to arrive at the New Zealand Riverjet base.)

From Taupo: Follow State Highway 5 north, on the main road to Rotorua. 34kms to base, approx 30 minute drive. (When you reach Piripiri Road, on your right, you have less than 2 kms to travel to arrive at the New Zealand Riverjet base.)

What to bring:

You are welcome to bring a camera on board to capture the magnificent scenery you will encounter on the way. In the summertime, it is recommended to bring sunglasses and sunscreen for protection and in the colder months, warm clothing is essential. Riverjet can supply sunglasses, gloves and full length spray jackets free of charge.

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New Zealand River Jet
contact homeFree Phone. 0800 748 375
phonePhone. +64 7 333 7111
faxFax. +64 7 349 2993
MailPostal Address. PO Box 6033 , Rotorua , New Zealand
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