Taupō’s most exciting jet boat ride!

Rapids Jet

A White-Water Thrill
for all ages!

Rapids Jet offers a 35 minute jet boat journey for the whole family, from 5 to 93 (and up!). We promise an exhilarating ride of spins, squeals and peals of laughter with the odd splash of pure Waikato blue. And there’s nothing wrong with getting a bit wet when you’re having this much fun!

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Rapids Jet

  • Adult (16yrs+): $129.00 per person
  • Child (5 – 15yrs): $75.00 per person
  • Family Special – BIGGER SAVINGS!: $333.00 / $408.00*

Combos

  • Huka Falls River Cruise Combo: $149.00

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*prices for 2 adults & 2 children, or 2 adults & 3 children

  • A must do when in Taupō, was a fantastic ride and the staff are wonderful. Will be looking forward to doing this again!

    Janet & Greg - Auckland, 2021

  • Wow, an epic day full of action and incredible jetboating. Loved it! You guys rock.

    Mike McVey - Gisborne NZ

Looking for a special gift for Mum this Mother's Day? Treat her to an epic Jet Boat experience here at Rapids Jet, Taupō, we'll make sure she leaves full of adrenalin and smiling ear to ear! Purchase gift vouchers here:
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#TGIF The weekend is nearly here, time to go jet boating🌊🚤💙
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