Rapids Jet Taupo NZ

Rapids Jet Taupo NZ

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Do you like a bit of a thrill - Then we think you should get out and grab a ride with the team at Rapids Jet Taupo NZ!!!
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If you're still trying to think of the perfect Christmas party for your team, then look no further! Rapids Jet have the perfect Christmas party combo sorted for you! Take a look at this fun-filled deal they are offering, you can check out their website for more information. Make your party one to remember for 2021!
https://www.rapidsjet.com/groups/group-packages-rapids-combo/
Families have it tough during lockdown; we want to give an Auckland family a stress-free break they deserve 💙
This two-night, three-day getaway package will give the opportunity to reconnect with fun, new experiences, and create lighter life-long memories of 2021. The package includes:
⭐️Two nights’ accommodation at the lakeside Anchorage Resort Taupo
⭐️Family pass to the Huka Prawn Park
⭐️Experience the thrills of whitewater jet boating with Rapids Jet Taupo NZ
⭐️A round at Taupō Mini Golf, 18-hole course
⭐️Race around the track at Taupo Karts
⭐️Test your skills with a game of 10-pin bowling or in the trampoline park at The Landing Lake Taupo
⭐️Breakfast, lunch, or dinner is on us while soaking in the lake views at Dixie Brown's
⭐️Swim, rent a paddleboard, and eat wood-fired pizza at Two Mile Bay Sailing Club
⭐️Dine on a range of pastries, hot drinks, and healthy breakfast options at Cafe ninety nine
⭐️Indulge your sweet tooth at Fudge It Taupo
⭐️Taupō's best gelato and sorbet at Luna's Gelateria

Enter or send the link to an Auckland whānau here https://www.lovetaupo.com/en/auckland/family-fun-escape/
See all five giveaway packages here https://www.lovetaupo.com/en/auckland/
Have you experienced the thrill of the Rapids Jet Ice Slide yet? Located at the Tongariro North Domain in Taupo, more info here www.paradiceevents.co.nz

For more adventure take the kids and whanau for a spin on the Rapids Jet Taupo NZ ride, visit rapidsjet.com or call on 0800 727 437!! 🚤
It’s give away time! School hols getting closer who wants a free family membership to get the best deals all year round any day any time and any month? Our partners offer the same deal consistently throughout the year so it’s a win win. We have AJHackett Bungy Nevis Station Whale Watch Kaikoura Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferries Intercity Coachlines Waitangi Treaty Grounds Skydive Auckland ZORB Rotorua Rapids Jet Taupo NZ and sooooooo much more offering exclusive discounts to our members! Tell us which activity you are dying to do that is on our website and a free membership is coming your way! #dosomethingnewnz #explore #kaikouranz #rotorua #auckland #waitangi #queenstown #franzjoesph #foxglacier #wanaka #tauponz #tauranga #mtmaunganui
What do you have planned for your next trip to Taupo??? Why not book a trip with Rapids Jet Taupo NZ!!! If you'd like us to help you book then send us a PM today!!!

#lovetaupo #rapidsjettaupo #SchoolHolidays2021 #thelakemotel
A BRAND NEW VIDEO has just been released https://www.taupoaccommodation.co/tourism-activities-taupo-nz.php to Riverside Apartment's website, featuring AMAZING aerial/drone video, beautiful photography and music. It features some of the best outdoor and adventure activities to do in, and around Taupo. #lovetaupo? We sure do, and Riverside Apartment has teamed up with the wonderful people at Sail Barbary eco-sailing on Lake Taupo AJ Hackett Bungy New Zealand Taupo Tandem Skydiving Tongariro River Rafting Rapids Jet Taupo NZ and Adventure Outdoors Tongariro Guiding who provided some great imagery. We've put it all together to show off our beautiful region and the incredible things to do there. Friends or family heading to Taupo? Don't forget to share this post, and check out the video on our website: https://www.taupoaccommodation.co/tourism-activities-taupo-nz.php
Experience real white water Jet Boating. Rapids Jet is a fun, safe & exhilarating experience which takes you to the Aratiatia Rapids, through the narrowest canyon on the river to the Fuljames rapids where scenes from Yogi bear & hobbit were filmed!

A must do on your next visit to Taupo. 🚤
Rapids Jet Taupo NZ
Been a minute since Ive dropped a highlight. Here's septembers:)
Kahu NZ Beechtree Building Ltd The Cozy Corner Taupo Taupō Winter Festival DiDi Chapman The Haka Shop Ltd DGH Rapids Jet Taupo NZ
Highlights from the Malcolm Flowers Insurances Taupo Winter Festival - Take 1 hosted in July 2020. Thank you to the thousands of people that joined us for the amazing range of events. We look forward to welcoming you back for our COVID-19 delayed events in October for Malcolm Flowers Insurances Taupo Winter Festival - Take 2! Thank you Corbie Films for capturing some of the action!
And a massive thank you to our awesome partners of the Take 1 events...
Malcolm Flowers Insurances Ltd
Ebbett Taupo
Rapids Jet Taupo NZ
Giggle Entertainment Network NZ
Unison
Mt Ruapehu, Whakapapa & Tūroa Ski Areas
Wairakei Estate
We've been exploring our backyard and getting to know our neighbours better! 💛

Rapids Jet Taupo NZ is an absolute must-do when you are in Taupo! It's exhilarating and exciting! Fast and a real adrenalin rush! You do also get a chance to pause here and there along the river and enjoy the absolutely breathtaking scenery - this is one of the most bee-utiful parts of the Waikato River - narrow canyons, moss-covered rocks and crystal clear water. New Zealand at its best. 💚

Dave is an exceptional driver, extremely skilled at whizzing down the river and rapids at up to 80km per hour! 😁 Hairpin turns and surfing the rapids many times was such a BUZZ! And when he wasn't trying to fling us out of the boat, Dave was full of facts and fun info about the river, the rapids, visiting film crews and local legends.

The Rapids Jet team are really welcoming and caring. They make sure you're all wrapped up in spray jackets and safety gear - and a real bonus was the heated hand rails - talk about luxury!

Jetboating down the rapids with Rapids Jet Taupo NZ is an all-round AWESOME experience - don't miss out on this adventure next time you're in Taupo! 😀👍💯
Another experience for thrill-seekers and it's right here in our own backyard! Rapids Jet Taupo NZ has an offer with Your Local that you can't go past.

Score the deal here: www.yourlocaltaupo.co.nz/all-deals/white-water-jet-boating-with-rapids-jet

Why just go jetboating when you can go white water jetboating? Check out our website www.rapidsjet.com or call us 0800 RAPIDS (727 437) The Jet Boat is a New Zealand icon, and jet boating is a favourite activity for Kiwis.

Set in the beautiful Aratiatia Scenic Reserve is New Zealand’s Most EXCITING white water Jet Boat Ride, Rapids Jet. Conveniently located just 15 minutes drive north of Taupo and 50 minutes south of Rotorua, Rapids Jet operates on the biggest rapids for commercial jetboating in New Zealand. Shoot through a narrow canyon, be exhilarated by spins on crystal clear waters, spot a trout and surf the pre

Operating as usual

10/04/2022

There were many smiles on the Waikato River today! 🚤💦 😁
Family fun times! 💙

Book a trip with us or find more information at
https://www.rapidsjet.com/

Photos from Rapids Jet Taupo NZ's post 06/04/2022

Has an epic jet boat ride been on your bucket list for awhile? 🚤🌊 Time to do it!

There are places only our jet boat can take you on this part of the beautiful Waikato river, see the locations where movies scenes were filmed, and then experience surfing on the pressure waves of the famous Nga Awa Purua rapids - this is the ultimate jet boat ride!

04/04/2022

When visiting Taupō make sure to stop by Wairakei Terraces and Thermal Health Spa

📍 SH1, Wairakei, Taupō
📅 Open daily
⏰ 8.30am - 8.30pm
♨️ 3 Thermal adult - only pools 14yrs+
💆‍♀️ Spa Treatments
🚶 Terrace walk
🍦 Cafeteria

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03/04/2022

The Jet Boat is a New Zealand icon, and jet boating is a favourite activity for kiwis🤩 Fun for all ages 5yrs +

Our Drivers love to share their stories of the Awa (river) with our Manuhiri (guests) 💙

18/03/2022

Experience the thrill of 'surfing' on the pressure waves of the famous Nga Awa Purua Rapids🌊🤙

15/03/2022

on our tour you will see the location of where some well known movies were filmed. Sharing our stories and connecting with our Manuhiri (Guests)

More than just a big lake: do something new in Taupō​ | Rapids Jet 13/03/2022

More than just a big lake: do something new in Taupō​ | Rapids Jet

Not just a big lake! Different things to try, see and do in Taupō.
Check out our latest blog.

More than just a big lake: do something new in Taupō​ | Rapids Jet From arts and culture, to adventure activities, Taupo has so much to see! Explore the city and immerse yourself in something new this season!

11/03/2022

The weekend is nearly here, time to go jet boating🌊🚤💙

09/03/2022

Rapids Jet operates on the biggest rapids for commercial jet boating in New Zealand.

Blasting through the awesome Nga Awa Purua rapids.🤙

Taupō: The perfect mix of arts and adrenaline | Rapids Jet 07/03/2022

Taupō: The perfect mix of arts and adrenaline | Rapids Jet

Make your next trip to Taupō the most memorable yet, with the perfect mix of arts and adrenaline, Check out our blog 🌊🚣‍♂️🤙

Taupō: The perfect mix of arts and adrenaline | Rapids Jet Taupō has all the hot spots for the perfect blend of arts, culture and adventure! Plan your next holiday to Taupō and enjoy all there is om offer!

28/02/2022

It's exhilarating. It's fast and it's beautiful. Welcome to the geothermal wonderland that is the Waikato River

25/02/2022

Join us with the whānau, for a memorable Jet boating Experience through stunning scenery!

Taupō wins most beautiful large town, Kaitāia most beautiful small town 20/02/2022

Taupō wins most beautiful large town, Kaitāia most beautiful small town

Love Taupo 💙

Taupō wins most beautiful large town, Kaitāia most beautiful small town The locals know it and now it's official: Taupō is indeed beautiful. Meanwhile, Kaitaia wins most beautiful small town.

20/02/2022

There's no place like The Aratiatia Dam, the second most visited attraction in NZ! See the flood gates open at 10am, 12pm, 2pm (and 4pm in the summer) creating the beautiful Aratiatia Rapids.

Check it out from the viewing platforms at the Aratiatia Dam or with exclusive vantage points, on the Rapids Jet boat!

13/02/2022

Happy Valentines Day everyone! We hope you are all out making amazing memories with those close to you ❤️
(exclusive 'White Water Wines' available for all occasions!!)

10/02/2022

😍Don't forget Valentine's Day coming up on Monday‍😍

We believe the best gift you can give is a lifetime of adventure!
Gift an adrenaline-fuelled ride with your special person or BFF.
Jet Boating with Rapids Jet on the beautiful Waikato river!

Book with us now! https://www.rapidsjet.com/ 👌🌊

29/01/2022

The long weekend is upon us and the forecast is for sun☀️

We love seeing your photos creating epic memories at Rapids Jet🌊 If you have been Jet Boating with us don't forget to tag us so we can like and share!

28/01/2022


Spend Auckland Anniversary weekend in Taupō!

Want to try Jet Boating the rapids? Book your experience with Rapids Jet, we have you sorted👌
Enjoy your long weekend and keep safe!

COVID-19 Information - Rapids Jet 24/01/2022

COVID-19 Information - Rapids Jet

Rapids Jet are still open & jet boating the rapids, under the Red Light Setting, with The team continuing to take extra precautions through-out to keep you all safe!

Find out more here-
https://www.rapidsjet.com/covid-19-information/

COVID-19 Information - Rapids Jet Rapids Jet have opted into the COVID-19 Protection Framework to keep our staff, our customers, and our community safe - read more about our COVID-19 policy.

Taupō’s Best Kept Secret: Brews and Burgers! | Rapids Jet 19/01/2022

Taupō’s Best Kept Secret: Brews and Burgers! | Rapids Jet

Looking for places to dine out when you are visiting Taupō? Check out our blog on Brews and Burgers! 🍔🍻
Dixie Brown in Taupo, New Zealand
Pauly’s Diner
Finn's Bistro & Beer Garden
Crafty TROUT Brewery
The Deck

Taupō’s Best Kept Secret: Brews and Burgers! | Rapids Jet Need something to fuel up with after a day on the Rapids? Check out what brews and burgers Taupō has on offer! You'll be spoilt for choice.

Rapids Jet and River Cruise | Rapids Jet 11/01/2022

Rapids Jet and River Cruise | Rapids Jet

✨Combo Deal✨
Rapids Jet and River Cruise Combo!

Start with a leisurely scenic cruise to view the legendary Huka Falls with Huka Falls River Cruise then shake things up with a 35-minute Rapids Jet boat experience!
Book the combo here:

Rapids Jet and River Cruise | Rapids Jet Two of Taupo’s best New Zealand-owned companies have joined forces to offer you the most exhilarating jetboat and river cruise experience you can get.

11/01/2022

Tripadvisor Guest review: "Amazing experience! So much better jet boating up rapids then just on a flat river. Great adventure with the family"

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08/01/2022

We’ve heard this is the place to be over these hot summer days..!

Enjoying the breeze and the cool spray of the fresh Waikato River, blowing through your hair while on board Rapids Jet! (it’s also guaranteed to also provide you with an amazing experience to remember 😉)

02/01/2022

Get amongst nature this summer, surf white water rapids and speed through the narrowest point of the Waikato River, on New Zealand’s ONLY white water jet boat ride! 🌊☀

31/12/2021

Just like that, we are jumping into the New Year!🎉

From our Rapids Jet Whānau to yours, we want to wish you all a great 2022. Be sure to make time for friends, whānau, and adventure this year!

26/12/2021

Take the Whanau on Taupo’s Most Exciting Jet Boat Ride this summer!

Book Now to secure your spot!!
www.rapidsjet.com

Rapids Jet | Jet Boat Ride | Home 24/12/2021

Rapids Jet | Jet Boat Ride | Home

Thank you to all our manuhiri (guests) for your support this year!
Wishing you all a Merry Christmas - Meri Kirihimete! 🎅🎄

Our daily tours during the Christmas Holidays are starting to fill. We recommend booking early to ensure your spots!

Rapids Jet | Jet Boat Ride | Home Rapids Jet offers Taupō's most exciting jet boat ride! A 35 minute white-water thrill for all ages on the Ngawawapurua Rapids! Book today!

Rapids Jet | Jet Boat Ride | Home 23/12/2021

Rapids Jet | Jet Boat Ride | Home

Gain exclusive views of a large segment of the Aratiatia Power Station, seen from the best seat around - in one of our Rapids Jet boats! Book here: https://www.rapidsjet.com/

Rapids Jet | Jet Boat Ride | Home Rapids Jet offers Taupō's most exciting jet boat ride! A 35 minute white-water thrill for all ages on the Ngawawapurua Rapids! Book today!

19/12/2021

The Rapids Jet experience is unlike any other! Come and join us for an exhilarating 35-minute boat ride, ‘surfing’ the Nga Awa Purua Rapids and soaring along the clear waters of the Waikato River.

Click here to book now: https://www.rapidsjet.com/the-ride/

Photos from Rapids Jet Taupo NZ's post 18/12/2021

The stunning Aratiatia Rapids will be flowing at full capacity, non stop for the next 3 days!! We HIGHLY recommend checking it out if you’re in the area! Better yet- jump on board Rapids Jet for an exclusive look from below the rapids!!

16/12/2021

Have you heard about our famous Rapids Jet Family Special yet? Two specials, and over $100 in savings – and best yet – a whole lot of fun! Are you ready to ride?

Find out more here: https://www.rapidsjet.com/news-and-events/discover/combos/rapids-family-special/

Photos from Rapids Jet Taupo NZ's post 06/12/2021

Have you met our mate, Max?!

He likes to think he runs the show around here (to be honest, he kinda does…). He loves a good pat and a scratch, a whirl in the jet boat, and sniffing round for the best sticks and stones along the river!

03/12/2021

Important- PLEASE READ ‼

As of today (3rd December 2021) Rapids Jet will be requiring Vaccine Passes, due to comply with the new Mandates put in place by the Government.

If this has any effect on your upcoming booking, and you haven’t talked with the team yet, we recommend getting in touch. You can also view the below link for all information regarding Rapids Jet & COVID-19.

Nga Mihi, The Team at Rapids Jet
https://www.rapidsjet.com/covid-19-information/

26/10/2021

A great shot of our toys! 🚤

When they’re not out on the water treating anyone of any age to the ultimate Waikato River adventure, our powerful jet boats are in the shed for routine maintenance and general upkeep.

Want to learn more about what’s under the hood? We’ve got some great Quick Facts about the jet boats here!: https://www.rapidsjet.com/about-us/

21/10/2021

Taupō is more than just its lake (although that’s pretty stunning!). It’s also the perfect place to get the whole family outside and moving, with stunning scenery and walking trails.

On Thursday Oct 28 at 5.30pm, get the fam jam strolling for a worthy cause: The Pink Walk Taupō! It’s a 5km leg stretch to raise money for the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. Four-legged friends welcome! Maybe we’ll bring Max...

📸: The Pink Walk on Facebook

https://www.lovetaupo.com/en/events/718608

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The Jet Boat is a New Zealand icon, and jet boating is a favourite activity for Kiwis. Set in the beautiful Aratiatia Scenic Reserve is New Zealand’s Most EXCITING white water Jet Boat Ride, Rapids Jet.

Conveniently located just 15 minutes drive north of Taupo and 50 minutes south of Rotorua, Rapids Jet operates on the biggest rapids for commercial jetboating in New Zealand.

Shoot through a narrow canyon, be exhilarated by spins on crystal clear waters, spot a trout and surf the pressure waves of the awesome Nga Awa Purua rapids. Take time to view the amazing surrounds of Aratiatia Scenic Reserve, and learn about the wildlife and history of the area with your Kiwi owners Rusty, Jimmy and Gazza or drivers Dave, Sam and Shannon.

Our 35 minute blast guarantees an adrenaline rush! Since 1993, over 140,000 passengers aged 5-89 years have safely experienced the thrill of real white water jet boating with Rapids Jet.

We have thousands of hours experience driving jet boats both in New Zealand and overseas, so you can be sure you are in safe hands with Rapids Jet. Let us share our love of jet boating with you, book a ride on Rapids Jet today.

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Be in to WIN a Fantastic Family Taupo Holiday!
Looking for some excitement over the school holidays?!
Max isn't a believer in all work and no play 😂🐶😍 Happy weekend from the Rapids Jet team!
Go Sam Go!! Ticking off those training hours like a champ! 😎🚤👍 #rapidsjet #jetboating #waikato #grasshopper
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Nga Awa Purua Road
Taupo
3378

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 9am - 4:30pm
Thursday 9am - 4:30pm
Friday 9am - 4:30pm
Saturday 9am - 4:30pm
Sunday 9am - 4:30pm

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