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NZ River Jet - The Squeeze


The Squeeze is a truly unique New Zealand experience. Be thrilled in true jet boat style. Get up close with our natural environment. Soak in geothermal waters, explore native bush on the adventure of a lifetime!


  • Rotorua's #1 Ranked Must Do Jetboat Attraction
  • Bathe under a steaming geothermal waterfall
  • Thrilling Scenic Jet boat ride through Tutukau Gorge
  • Navigate the crevasses of canyon walls
  • Relax in natural geothermal heated pools

The Squeeze begins with a thrilling scenic jet boat ride through Tutukau Gorge, taking in remarkable landscapes, and abundant wildlife while learning about the rich history and legends of the area. Leaving the jet boat for the time being you set off in knee-deep geothermal warm water towards a narrow gap in the cliff face - it's time to start the challenge of the squeeze!Manoeuvring your way through the narrow crevasses of the canyon walls, through waist deep warm water and over smooth boulders you emerge in lush native bush. Take some time to soak and relax in the geothermal heated pool and take in the atmosphere of this spectacular natural wilderness setting.

"Squeezing" your way back it's time to really put the jet boat through its paces. Hold on tight and enjoy all the thrills, excitement, speed and spins the New Zealand jet boat is famous for.

Adult $229.00
Child $125.00

What's included

  • Jet boating
  • Tour of the geothermal areas



  • Duration: 2.5 - 3 hours including a full hour of jet boat action.

    Location: The New Zealand Riverjet base is located between Rotorua and Taupo, on the corner of State Highway 5 and Tutukau Road (beside the Waikato River). We are situated 44 kms from Rotorua and 34 kms from Taupo right on the Highway. It's easy to find. Please note, transport to our location is not included in this offer.


    Discounts exclusive to pre-booked online bookings through Bookme only.

    Disclaimer:The water level in the squeeze may vary and the ability to float is a must.

  • Minimum age 6 years old. Children must meet a minimum physical criteria. Proof of age may be requested and all children under the age of fourteen must be accompanied by an adult.

Available Bookings from 19 Oct to 25 Oct 2022

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

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  • Adult$160.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$125.00

  • Adult$160.00
  • Child$125.00

  • Adult$160.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$125.00

  • Adult$160.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$125.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Sian from New Zealand wrote on 28 January 2020

Must do!

What a great day! The scenery was breathtaking and The Squeeze was an incredible experience! I highly recommend booking with Riverjet and experiencing this beautiful part of New Zealand!

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Nadine Gay from New Zealand wrote on 20 February 2021


Excellent trip

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zenos from New Zealand wrote on 07 February 2021

Mighty Waikato River

A great way to spend 3 hours!

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michaelas from New Zealand wrote on 17 January 2021

Highly recommended

Great organisation, awesome staff, incredible trip! Fantastic all round! Thanks for an unforgettable experience!

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shelleyf1 from New Zealand wrote on 03 January 2021

Fabulous experience

Awesome experience with Lamar driving, beautiful scenery throughout, thrilling ride back, well worth doing, highly recommend.

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