• Exhilarating jet boat ride down the Waikato River

  • Adrenaline-pumping 360-degree spins & sharp turns

  • Stunts such as slides, twists & power-brake stops

  • Magnificent & awe-inspiring views of the rushing Huka Falls

  • Riding past spectacular natural vistas with an expert driver


Feel the wind rushing through your hair on this exhilarating 30-minute jet boat ride at Huka Falls. Make sharp turns and heart-stopping 360-degree spins as you manoeuvre through the Waikato River with your expert driver.

On this thrilling jet boat ride, feel the shaking force of the engine and cut through crystal-clear water at blistering speeds. Hold on tight as you twist, spin and power brake along the way. Your tiered seats provide you with the best possible view of the passing landscapes.

Before your ride ends, experience the famous "Hamilton Turn" – a 360-degree spin that ends in a huge spray of water as you circle back into your own wake. From your comfortable and safe seat on the boat, marvel at the awe-inspiring views of the Huka Falls cascading down the majestic Waikato River.


  • 30-minute jet boat ride

  • Waterproof poncho

  • Roundtrip transport to and from your Taupo hotel (optional)

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


  • Any expenses that are not mentioned in the inclusions

Additional Information

  • You must be at least 3 feet 3 inches (100 cm) tall.   

  • Children aged 15 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • If you have a heart condition, you should not participate.

  • If you are pregnant, you should not take part. 

  • If you have back, neck, joint or muscular problems, you should carefully consider whether or not to participate.  

  • If you have limited mobility, you should not take part.   

  • Minimum numbers for some of the departures so please ensure you enter a contact phone number where we can contact you should we need to reschedule your departure at all.

Hours & Pricing

All year 10:00am, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 2:30pm and 4:00pm

Duration: 30min ride (allow 1 hour)






* Price valid until 30th September 2019


        200 Karetoto Rd, Wairakei 3330, New Zealand


How to Book

  1. Please fill out and submit the booking form. Once the form received, our team will check on the booking's availability on the date and/or time you prefer, otherwise, we will get in touch with you with an alternative date and/or time.

  2. Once the booking's availability confirmed, a payment link with the total amount to pay will be sent to you . Please complete payment as soon as possible to secure the booking as the availability can be changed from time to time. 

  3. Once the payment received, we will confirm your booking within 1 business day and a confirmation voucher will be sent via email.

How to use

  • Upon confirmation email received, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience.

  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction.

  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control

  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Cancellation Policy

  • Once booked and paid, there are no refunds for cancellations or no-shows.