Kiwi Jet Boat Tours


Kiwi Jet Boat Tours

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Kiwi Jet Boat Tours

Depart from the Matahina Dam to experience, ignibrite cliffs, willow lined farmland, white water rapids, a scenic weeping gorge arriving at the Aniwhenua Falls. This is a real jet boating experience!

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Kiwi Jet boat tours was established in 1977 and has been owned and operated by World Jet Boat Racing Champion Bill Roberts for over 23 years.

Our Jet boat tour departs from the North Islands largest man made dam and travel across the majestic Matahina Lake. Take in the amazing views of the spectacular ignimbrite cliffs leading to the Rangitaiki River with it's weeping waterfalls and willowed banks.

Feel your heart race as you navigate the white water rapids surrounded by sheep and dairy farms.

Allow an hour and a quarter for the jet boat tour that gives you a real jet boating experience!

Bookings are essential. Please bring:

  • Sun Glasses, recommended all year round
  • Personal cameras are welcome at the owners own risk.
  • Weather appropriate clothing.

Allow 1 1/4 hours for the jet boat tour that you will not forget.


Kiwi Jet Boat Tours

Matahina Dam



25 minute drive from Whakatane
1 hour drive from Rotorua
80 minute drive from Tauranga