• Ultimate Thermal Safari
New Zealand River Jet
    Ultimate Thermal Safari
    New Zealand Riverjet’s awesome 6 hour Ultimate Thermal Safari. Experience the scenery of the mighty Waikato River and the stunning Tutukau Gorge. Encounter native bush and abundant wildlife that will leave you with a lasting impression.

    Six hours of fun at $225

  • The ULTIMATE Squeeze!
New Zealand River Jet
    The ULTIMATE Squeeze!
    The ULTIMATE Squeeze includes pick-up from Rotorua or Taupo for only $225. Guided stops on the way and the full Ultimate Squeeze experience.
    Seats are selling fast.


    BOOK NOW for a total of 6 hours of adventure for only $225!
  • Exclusive River Jet Tours
New Zealand River Jet
    Exclusive River Jet Tours
    We can offer our extraordinary tours exclusively to our guests! All of our tours can be booked exclusively for VIP's. Guests will have the boat all to themselves which includes one of our most experienced drivers, a guided tour of the river and all required equipment!
  • The ULTIMATE Thermal Safari
New Zealand River Jet
    The ULTIMATE Thermal Safari
    The ULTIMATE Thermal Safari includes pick-up from Rotorua or Taupo for only $225. Guided stops on the way and the full NZ Riverjet Thermal Safari experience including the majestic wonderland of Orakei Korako.


    A total of 6 hours of adventure for only $225!
    
  • Testimonials
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  • 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.
    

Cruising with New Zealand River Jet

Have you heard the stories of all the hidden treasures buried in the canvas of New Zealand's landscapes; the bright coloured terraces, bubbling mud, steaming geysers, hidden caves, silica terraces, tight rock formations and mystical hot spring waterfalls? What if we could take you there? Prepare yourself for the thrill of this fantasy destination.

Welcome to the city by the sea. Your ship has just docked in the most vibrant city of Tauranga - in one of the most strikingly beautiful places on earth. It is time to explore and what better way to experience the heart of New Zealand's culture, history, nature and geothermal than by Jet Boat!

Let us take you to another world, our friendly team at River Jet NZ will whisk you away on a shore excursion like no other. Taking you on an adventure of a lifetime, you will experience winding rivers, dense native New Zealand bush, geothermal activity, Maori history, hot pools and waterfalls, stepping back in time to experience some of the world’s most incredible natural wonders. A tour that has it all, we want you to vagabond with us on a voyage that combines the thrill of iconic New Zealand jet boating and satisfies all wanderlust.

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Tour Options
The Squeeze – New Zealand's highest rated Jet Boat tour.
Visit: The Squeeze


The Thermal Safari – Visit Orakei Korako rated by Lonely Planet as one of the top 5 geothermal parks in the world.
Visit: Thermal Safari


Trip Advisor Reviews
Visit: Trip Advisor


Suggested Itinerary
(Times may vary due to ship sail and dock times)
8:00am pick up from Tauranga Port
9:30am arrive at Rainbow Mountain for a short bush walk to the Crater Lake.
10:00am arrive at Waiotapu Mud pools
10:30am arrive at NZ River Jet
11:00am depart for Thermal Safari or Squeeze Tour (2.5 hours)
1:30pm arrive back at Riverjet base
2:00pm depart Riverjet base
3:30 to 4:00pm arrive back at Port

Travel Options

1: Pick up and drop off service. Leave the driving to the experts whilst you sit back and enjoy the stunning scenery. Includes guided stop over’s at two of the area’s most popular natural attractions.
Enquire regarding pricing as cost varies depending on number of passengers.

2: Hiring a car is another option! Book your tour online with us, and then drive yourselves to and from our base (only 1.5 hours from the dock).
Visit: NZ Rent a Car



Enquiries
With all enquiries please include the following:
• Cruise ship details, date and times
• Number of passengers in your group (include number of adults/children)
(Small and large groups welcome)

Email: sales@riverjet.co.nz
Phone: +64 7 333 7 111

Cruising Overland Information

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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