Rotorua Riverjet - Ultimate Thermal Safari
Rotorua River Jet - Ultimate Thermal Safari
The Waikato River is the most important waterway of New Zealand’s North Island. It’s also the longest and one of the most beautiful rivers in the country. The magnificent Waikato is 425 km (264 miles) long in total and it carries a heavy load of ash from the volcanic highlands. They take you through the stunning Tutukau Gorge. On your way to Orakei Korako, you will see abundant bird life, majestic pine forests and several trout feeding areas. The steaming volcanic activity right on the river banks is in one word spectacular. At stops along the way your drivers will explain the history and significance of this beautiful area. This fantastic jet boating trip is not just about the world famous 360-degree spins. It will also give you a great insight into New Zealand’s fascinating culture and heritage.
HighlightsMighty Waikato River Volcanic highlands
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No other activity in New Zealand offers kiwi iconics Riverjet and Orakei Korako combined into one awesome day combo!. Jet Boat down the Waikato River through the spectacular Tutukau Gorge. See abundant bird life, pine forests, steaming volcanic river banks and trout feeding areas on your way down to Orakei Korako; one of New Zealand’s most popular geothermal attractions. Walk around this magnificent thermal reserve, see boiling mud, geysers and silica terraces. This awesome adventure brings you up close to a slice of New Zealand scenery only a select few have seen. The stunning scenery of the mighty Waikato River makes you feel like time stood still as you gently cruise through the spectacular Tutukau Gorge where the canyon walls rise dramatically up to 50 metres above the water. The stunning native bush and abundant wildlife you’ll encounter will leave you with a lasting impression. During several stops along the way our drivers explain about the rich history of the area and its unique wildlife. Even though the beautiful surroundings of the Waikato River are an important part of the safari, we also like to –in good kiwi fashion- offer you a bit of excitement. The jet boat takes you close to obstacles in the water and we shoot at full speed towards the river banks. And of course you’ll experience the legendary Hamilton spins. We tailor all our rides to suit the needs and adventure feel of all passengers, making sure it is a safe and enjoyable experience.
Duration : 6 hours
Departure Location : 1 Tutukau Rd -Mihi 3083 Rotorua
Departure Time : 11am
Departure Dates : Every day
Pace : Adventure
Level of fitness required: Very Easy
What to bring
Swimsuit and towel
- Spray jackets and gloves if the weather requires so.
- Where the date of cancellation is a date 45 days or more before the start of the tour, the cancellation fee will be equivalent to the deposit paid
- Where the date of cancellation is a date 30 to 45 days before the start of the tour the cancellation fee shall be 25% of the contract price
- Where the date of cancellation is a date 7 to 30 days before the start of the tour the cancellation fee shall be 50% of the contract price
- Where the date of cancellation is a date 7 days or less before the start of the tour the cancellation fee shall be 100% of the contract price
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