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Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing

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Address: Rotorua City Lake Front, Rotorua 3040, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 7-343 7600
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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If ever a tourism operator lived up to its catch-cry of speed, spins and...

If ever a tourism operator lived up to its catch-cry of speed, spins and adrenaline, it’s Kawarau Jet. You only have to look at the smiling faces of passengers when they get off the big yellow boat to know they’ve had an awesome experience. With a wide range of exhilarating and inspiring activities to choose. Ourtrips range from 30 minutes of speed spins & adrenaline to 2 1/2 hours. Combined jet boating with the Manupirua Hot pools. This is only accessible by boat. No roads here. Great fun for all ages. Or try our Parasailing. We offer ten minute flights either tandem or solo. Sit back and enjoy the exhilaration of free flight and admire the great scenery, before returning to the flight deck for a smooth landing on our purpose built Parasailing boat.

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Jet Boat Tour of Lake Rotorua
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Parasailing on Lake Rotorua
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Lake Rotorua Hot Springs and Jet Boat Tour

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A must!

If you're in Rotorua, this place is a must! Fun, adrenaline rush and wicked staff. Wont be disappointed

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
mauk002
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you're in Rotorua, this place is a must! Fun, adrenaline rush and wicked staff. Wont be disappointed

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Rotorua District, New Zealand
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sorry guys but we were extremely disappointed with our ride today. After looking at your pictures online and the description, we felt as though this attraction is for either the elderly or kindergarten kids. Spins? None. Speed? We were overtaken by a flying duck. And adrenaline??? Nothing. Very dissatisfied. Will tell other locals NOT to recommend Kawarau Jets.

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, I am very sorry to read this review. I can't actually understand we did no spins ??. I have to say that the weather over the last month has been for exceptional jet boating which means a lot more adrenaline as the lake is not flat. Please email me at office@kjetrotorua.co.nz . If you can give me a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cam was our driver he was absolutely amazing, very informative and heaps of fun. We loved it!!! Thank you so much 😀 We will recommended this to anyone who will listen. Thank you so much, amazing way to end our stay in Rotorua 😀

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for your review. I am sure the trip woke you up for your drive after us leaving Rotorua. Travel safe. Cheers Fiona More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The crew, Cam n Will were excellent . Friendly n fun. The safety of the people was given a lot of importance.

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hello there, The boys are pretty cool. Its nice you get a great experience and you also feel safe with us. That's very important. cheers Fiona More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I decided to do the jet boat and parasailing package on our enth trip to Rotorua. It was truly a thrilling experience to be out there parasailing on the lake; the view was spectacular and the team that took us out were friendly and humorous. It was Tom who drove us around for the jet boat ride... More 

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, Thanks for your lovely review. Isn't it fantastic that you get to do two products in the one spot. We are certainly great for families. I will pass onto the boys . cheers Fiona More 

Hawera, Taranaki, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The driver of the boat Will was awesome he made the jet boat ride that much more fun. Definitely recommend everyone to do this 👍🏼 we had a large group and all fitted into their bigger jet boat.

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

hello there, Thank you for your review. Will is chuffed. Its great with groups as you get to go out all together which makes it even more fun. cheers Fiona More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thanks Tom, very informative and a lot of fun. Will definitely recommend to all our clients. Kevin and Rose.

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there Kevin & Rose. Thank you for your review. Yes indeed Mokoia Island is a very special place and to be able to land and show the Island off , we are very privileged to be able to do so. cheers Fiona More 

Haddington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great ride powerful boat spins etc.. fun staff entertaining would recommend..educational about the history and local area. .

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there Fraser, Thank you for your review. The combination of a exciting ride and history really works well. Next time come back and have a go with our parasailing. cheers Fiona More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on the Kawarau jet boat Lake Rotorua. It was a beautiful sunny but extremely windy day. My husband, master 4yr, miss 2.5yr and I were looking forward to the jet boat before driving off to Whitianga later that day. I was sure we wouldn't be allowed to go on the boat as the kids too young and the... More 

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, Our trips are really exciting especially with a bit of wind. Its nice that all of the family gets to go . We love hosting families. Maybe we have sown a seed for the young ones, they may want to be a jet boat driver when they grow up. !! cheers Fiona More 

Geelong, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first jetboat ride and had an absolutely amazing time, great fun, great guys thanks Tom and Cam it was awesome. Highly recommend this place.

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kjetrotorua, Owner at Kawarau Jet Rotorua & Kjet Parasailing, responded to this review

Hi there, We love your review. The boys are certainly passionate with what they do and are full of knowledge of the surrounding area. So glad you enjoyed your time with us. cheers Fiona More 

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