Huka Falls Jet

Starts in : Ends inDurationPrice ($NZD)
Taupo  : Taupo30 minutes135   


Nothing gets you closer to the majestic power of the magnificent Huka Falls.  Get set for a thrilling half-hour jetboat ride, filled with our world-famous 360° spins. This is the ultimate ‘up close and personal’ adventure thrill!


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Tour Details


Group Size : 1-14 people.

Duration  : 30 minutes.

Departure Location : Pick-up/drop-off Taupo accommocation.

Departure Time : Summer : 8.30am - 5.30pm  Winter : 9.00sm - 4.00pm

Departure dates : Daily.

Transportation : Complementary shuttle

Category : Adventure


Note: If self-driving by car, Located 7km north of Taupō (about 10 minutes driving time) just off SH1 from Auckland/Wellington, SH5 from Rotorua


Your journey will take you along the beautiful Waikato river environment, lined with native bush, sheer rock cliff faces and natural hot springs. From the unique vantage point on the jetboat you’ll have the best water-level view of Huka Falls – New Zealand’s most visited natural attraction. The manoeuvrability of the Hukafalls Jet boat is legendary, you’ll awe at the speed and precision in which you torpedo gracefully down the river to play in the tail of the mighty white water of the Huka Falls. You will pass by clouds of steam rising where a hot stream joins the river, you will see the Huka Prawn Park, the Wairakei Geo-Thermal Power Station and the Aratiatia Dam. You will zoom past sheer rock cliffs with just centimeters to spare, exhilarated and secure in the knowledge that your driver is an expert and that you’re enjoying the most thrilling ride of your life.



Summer : Sunglasses, sun hat, sunscreen, insect repellent

Winter :  Dress warmly in winter: warm clothes, jackets, hat and  gloves (although the hand rails on the jetboats are heated) are strongly recommended

 Eye-wear recommended year-round




 Complementary shuttle from Taupō accommodation by  booking ahead

Life jackets are mandatory and are supplied. Optional spray jackets are available.

On-site facilities include parking, retail, toilets, bag storage (no bags permitted on board) and viewing area.




All prices in $NZD1 Oct 2018 – 30 Sep 2019

  Family: 2 adults and 2 children.   Minimum child height 1 metre.  

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