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Taupo: Waikato River Jetboating Adventure

1. Taupo: Waikato River Jetboating Adventure

Discover the rush of jetboating over Waikato river's whitewater rapids on this tour in Waikato. Stay dry on your trip with the included spray jackets and glasses. Keep your hands warm with heated handrails as you gaze out at locations from famous films like 'The Hobbit.' Check-in at the activity provider's office and get set up with your lifejacket and your optional spray jackets and glasses. Hop aboard the boat and embark on an exhilarating adventure on the scenic Waikato river.  Feel the rush as the boat twists, turns, and jumps at speeds of up to 90 kilometers per hour. Ride through the Waikato River's biggest commercially operated Rapids. Stop at some famous filming locations, such as where the 'barrel scene' was filmed for 'The Hobbit.' Immerse yourself in nature and get off-the-beaten track as you keep an eye out for local wildlife. Take in sights like the bubbling geothermal water at the river’s edge. 

Taupo Wake Park: Timed Entry Ticket with Life Jackets

2. Taupo Wake Park: Timed Entry Ticket with Life Jackets

Our Inflatable Waterpark is set on a man made lake where you can Explore the water playground, jump, slide, swing and splash. Enjoy in any weather, lifejackets included. In your one hour session you have the freedom to play without rules. Here are a few things to remember before & during your visit You must be able to swim to participate. We only allow kids 5 years and older. Kids 5-9 years old must be accompanied by a supervising and paying guardian. (2 kids per guardian) This guardian must stay within 2m of the kids at all times. We supply Hutchwilco (NZ Made) lifejackets for everyone to wear. Please do not bring your own lifejackets. All of our staff are qualified lifeguards At Taupo Wake Park, you and our staffs safety is No 1, we operate to NZ Govt & Worksafe NZ guidelines for Waterparks

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