• Terms and Conditions - Rapids Jet

    COVID-19 Information


Updated 24 January 2022

Rapids Jet (operating at Nga Awa Purua Rd) have opted into the COVID-19 Protection Framework.

To access our location, staff, customers, and visitors (aged 12 and over) will need to:

  • Present your New Zealand My Vaccine Pass
  • Wear a face mask.
  • Social distance at least 1 metre apart
  • Scan into our location and actively use your scanner at other locations

Other measures undertaken by Rapids Jet include:

  • Frequency of cleaning regimes across all staff and areas will be increased
  • Life jackets will be disinfected after every trip
  • Hand sanitiser is available to use for both staff and customers

Please do not visit Rapids Jet if you have any of the following symptoms:

  1. New or worsening cough
  2. Fever or temperature
  3. Shortness of breath
  4. Sore throat
  5. Sneezing or runny nose
  6. Loss of sense of smell or altered sense of taste

Or if, in the last 14 days you have:

  • Had contact with a COVID-19 case
  • Been in attendance at a current location of interest
  • Left an MIQ facility
  • Travelled from an area with an evolving COVID-19 community outbreak
  • Travelled internationally
  • Had direct contact with a person who has travelled internationally
  • Worked or cleaned an international aircraft/airport or shipping vessel/maritime port
  • Worked in cold storage receiving imported goods internationally

Please note:

  • The owner of Rapids Jet is Tauhara North No.2 Trust.
  • Tauhara North No2 Trust policies align to Mana Tangata and Kaitiakitanga under an indigenous Matauranga Māori framework. This means we look after people and we support our people.
  • Our people including staff are not responsible for setting these policies. They are responsible for implementing them.
  • Attacks on our staff for implementing this policy won’t be tolerated and you will be politely asked to leave the site.

Covid Clean

  • 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

Happy Wellington Anniversary Weekend 🎉 
The team at Rapids Jet look forward to seeing all of you who are making the trip up to Taupō for the long weekend! Stay safe and have fun out there ❤️☀️🎉
Tripadvisor Amazing experience! So much better jet boating up rapids then just on a flat river. Great adventure with the family
Cool down with Rapids Jet this summer! 🎉

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Get amongst nature this summer, surf white water rapids and speed through the narrowest point of the Waikato River, on New Zealand’s ONLY white water jet boat ride! 🌊☀
Just like that, we are jumping into the New Year!🎉

From our Rapids Jet Whānau to yours, we want to wish you all a great 2022. Be sure to make time for friends, whānau, and adventure this year!

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Take the Whanau on Taupo’s Most Exciting Jet Boat Ride this summer! 

Book Now to secure your spot!! 

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Gain exclusive views of a large segment of the Aratiatia Power Station, seen from the best seat around - in one of our Rapids Jet boats!  Book here: https://www.rapidsjet.com/ 

The Rapids Jet experience is unlike any other! Come and join us for an exhilarating 35-minute boat ride, ‘surfing’ the Nga Awa Purua Rapids and soaring along the clear waters of the Waikato River. 

Visit our website to book now! 

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Have you heard about our famous Rapids Jet Family Special yet? Two specials, and over $100 in savings – and best yet – a whole lot of fun! Are you ready to ride? 

Find out more on our website under Prices and Combos! 

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Important- PLEASE READ ‼

As of today (3rd December 2021) Rapids Jet will be requiring Vaccine Passes, due to comply with the new Mandates put in place by the Government.

If this has any effect on your upcoming booking, and you haven’t talked with the team yet, we recommend getting in touch. You can also view the link in our bio, for all information regarding Rapids Jet & COVID-19.

Nga Mihi, The Team at Rapids Jet