Speed, spins and cultural jet boating excursion on Lake Rotorua
Speed, spins and cultural jet boating excursion on Lake Rotorua
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
  • Spoken languages
  • Duration
    30 min
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

Feel the rush and the power as the V8 pushes you through the water at approximately 80 km/hr, while the professional drivers thrill you with speed, spins and adrenaline.

Visit iconic landmarks such as Kawaha Point, Mokoia Island and Sulphur Bay and learn the history of the area, the people and the events that have shaped this special place into the cultural and event capital of New Zealand.

The convenient Lakefront location is situated only 2 mins walk from the centre of the city and a short stroll from the majority of the hotels and motels. There is a free pick up and drop off service available for all customers so you don't have to worry about transport.

minimum 5 y/o
Starting time: 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm,
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Offer Description

With a total carrying capacity of 57 people, Kawarau Jet Rotorua is the perfect choice for your group or team building exercise. For the last five years KJet Rotorua has also been using high octane biofuel containing 10% bioethanol. All boats use the tried and trusted Hamilton 212 jet units and adhere to the highest safety and maintenance standards.

KJET.3 Purpose built Jet Boat made specifically for the conditions on Lake Rotorua. The boat runs a 350 V8 Chevy motor and is surveyed for up to 11 people.

KJET.4 This is the newest boat in the fleet with its sleek design turning heads whenever it hits the water. It is running an experimental motor based on an XR6 Turbo Engine. Once the Research and Development is complete it will have twin engines, making it one of the fastest commercial Jet Boats in the country. This boat is surveyed for up to 18 people. It too was designed and built specifically for use on Lake Rotorua.

KJET.5 This is the "Big Boy" of the fleet and runs two Chevy 350 V8's. It is surveyed for up to 28 people and has a top speed of 85km per hour.

Activity requirements

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure to sign in for the activity.

Special terms

Children under 5 go for FREE!

  • Life jackets and spray jackets
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Gloves, scarves and a woolly hat for the winter months
  • Sensible footwear
Meeting point
Kawarau Jet Rotorua: Lakefront drive, City Lake front, Ohinemutu, Rotorua 3201 Get directions


Average rating
5 / 5
Very good
Lots of fun!
  • 5 / 5

Great experience! Lots of fun

Best jet boat ever great guide
  • 5 / 5

Fantastic crew and boat - got wet but loved it! Good laughs and even better scenery

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