Set in the beautiful Aratiatia Scenic Reserve is New Zealands premier white water Jet Boat ride.
Rapids Jet boat the biggest rapids for commercial Jet Boating in New Zealand and make it look easy. Shoot through narrow canyons, be exhilarated by the spin on crystal clear waters, spot trout and surf the foaming tail of the awesome Nga Awapurua Rapids.
Jet Boat to the base of the Aratiatia Rapids, New Zealands biggest and longest rapids that spill from the Aratiatia dam daily.
Impressive Chevy V8 jet boats power you up and down thrilling white water rapids every day of the year on the fast flowing mighty Waikato River. The river banks are lined with fantastic native bush and steaming hot springs. Each trip is 35 minutes long with 10 passengers per boat. We run two boats concurrently and can tailor trips to your individual group needs.
Sensational digital photographs capture your unparalleled white water experience
Our Safe Operational Plan is unmatched, having a shore side Safety Officer for every trip.
Your hosts Russell Poppe (Rusty), James Tazewell (Jimmy) , Garry Stephen (Gazza) are local owner operators, with many years of both national and international Jet Boating experience. So you can be sure that you are in the safe and skilled hands necessary to navigate this spectacular part of the Waikato River.