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Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze

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    What to Expect
    This adrenaline-packed jet-boat adventure on the Waikato River includes a water walk through The Squeeze to a nearby waterfall and natural thermal spa.

    Make your own way to the jet boat office located approximately 30-minutes outside Rotorua at your selected departure time. Following a safety briefing and orientation, snap on the provided life jacket and dry top or wetsuit as needed. Your 2.5-hour starts with a relaxing ride through the steep walls of Tutukau Gorge and past the Orakei Korako geothermal park.

    Relax as you listen to commentary on the remarkable landscape before the jet boat drops anchor. Then hop out and wade through the warm, shallow water, following your guide into The Squeeze, where sheer rock walls create a narrow gap in the cliff. 

    From here you’ll climb over boulders, shimmy through wedges and step around natural obstacles until you emerge near a cascading warm-water waterfall surrounded by thermal waters. Enjoy free time to wallow under the falls or soak in its warm pools before you retrace your steps to the jet boat for a return ride at high speed, full of 360-degree spins and twists all the way to the dock.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1 Tutukau Rd, Mihi 3083, New Zealand
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Driver/guide
    • All required equipment
    • Hot soup (in winter)
    • Entry/Admission - New Zealand Riverjet
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 8 years
    • Please bring a swimwear, towel, hat, camera. sunglasses, suncreeen and a change of clothes. In the colder months, warm clothing is essential
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had a brilliant few hours. Cam was great and made sure we all got the best experience possible. Would I recommend.......yes!
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    Response from Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
    Responded yesterday
    Thanks for your recommendation and review! The River jet Crew
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    We had a fab time with New Zealand River Jet from the moment we were picked up! Lemar and Cam were great and really looked after us on our trip. The journey to the Squeeze was beautiful and the Squeeze itself was a unique experience. Not to mention all the high speed turns and
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    Response from Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
    Responded yesterday
    Hi Sarah, awesome to hear Cam and Lemar looked after you so well. Customer service is one of our main priorities and focuses here at RiverJet. Thanks for your amazing review!
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    NZRiverjet was amazing! Such a cool experience with a very knowledgeable team! Shannon was an awesome guide and an even better jet boat driver! It was raining which made the tour even better and the water was super warm!! Thank you so much for such an epic experience team!
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    Response from Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
    Responded yesterday
    Hi Rachel, thanks for joining us! Was a pleasure to host you guys, even in the rain. Cheers, Shannen and the crew!
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    Tony was fantastic Had a ball want to do it again Thanks Tony for the experience it was Grouse the whole boat had a ball.. Highly recommended by all will be back soon for another shot
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    Response from Squeeze1, Front Office Manager at Tutukau Gorge Jet Boat Ride and The Squeeze
    Responded yesterday
    HI Robert, Tony and the rest of the crew would love to have you back! Awesome to hear you had such a great time. Thanks for taking the time to review your tour.
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    This trip had it all, with the appreciation of the natural beauty of NZ, excitement of the jet boat, and adventure to squeeze through the rocks to get to the warm waterfall. Shannen was a friendly driver/guide, who helped out kids (7 and 9) through the crevices and made the
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