The Rapids jet boat is a unique experience to Lake Taupo and New Zealand because we jet boat White Water Rapids! Taupo’s Waikato River and Huka Falls provide the water, Rapids Jet provides the fun. Shoot through the narrow canyon on crystal clear waters, surf the pressure waves of Nga Awa Purua Rapids and hold on for the spins! as Rapids Jet navigates the Waikato’s biggest rapids for commercial jet boats.
N.B. When Booking please specify the time of day you wish to experience this awesome trip on the ‘Preferences or comments’ part of the booking page (morning or afternoon) and this will be confirmed to you by email.
It’s a Fun, Safe, and a Exhilarating jet boating experience that takes you through world famous block buster film locations. Follow in the footsteps of The Hobbit, Yogi Bear and Mr Pip.
About the Team – Three Kiwi Blokes are the heart and sole of this locally owned and operated Lake Taupo activity. RAPIDS JET have been in operation for over 20 years. with the best Taupo jet boat drivers having thousands of hours combined experience in providing an exciting (not forgetting safe) unique boat experience to a high international standard.
The Jet boat is a New Zealand icon and jet boating in New Zealands epicentre Lake Taupo is the best place to ride in one. The tool of our trade is the trusty and infallible jet boat. Powered by the Hamilton Jet this is one of the safest adrenalin activities in New Zealand. Rapids Jet jet boats like our drivers are New Zealand made. Specially designed and custom built for us to navigate the ever changing Waikato river and the winding contours of our scenic landscape. Each Kiwi built and driven jet boat is powered by a 500 horse power V8 Chevy engine, highly manoeuvrable, reliable and extremely
Let us share our love of jet boating with you.