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.