• Cruising Overland
New Zealand River Jet
    Cruising Overland
    Tour includes: NZ Riverjet Jet Boating • Entry to Orakei Korako Thermal Reserve or The Squeeze Rainbow Mountain • Mud Pools • Refreshment and comfort stops will be made during your journey and also time for lunch


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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