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The scenic quality of the Motu River has been described as “unsurpassed”, it travels through the last significant area of untracked native bush in the North Island. The Motu’s banks are covered with unique & rare flora in a setting of awesome splendour. Ancient Maori history abounds and the river was the first in New Zealand to be totally protected by a conservation order.
The MOTU RIVER JET BOAT TOUR differs from the vast number of jet boat joyrides available throughout New Zealand.


YES ITS FUN & EXCITING


This trip also gives people of ALL AGES, access into some country which is totally remote, unaltered by man and is rarely viewed. The commentary concentrates on the ECOLOGICAL and HISTORICAL values of the river, with the added values of the ADVENTURE, & EXCITEMENT of WILDERNESS JETBOATING.

 

DAILY DEPARTURES:


(by booking only)
Summer: 10am, 12 noon, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm
On demand rest of year

 

Fun, Safe, Exhilarating - Adrenaline Rush Guaranteed!

 

Experience 1.5  hours of awesome jet boating on the Motu River and view the majestic scenery from the base of the River up into the remote mountains,  it travels through the last significant area of un-tracked native bush in the North Island. The Motu banks are covered with unique and rare flora among ancient Maori history. The river was the first in New Zealand to be totally protected by New Zealand government conservation order.

 

There are many jet boat tours in NZ that equal the thrill and excitement of jet boating. The Motu Jet Boat Tour offers offers access into the countries most remote and unaltered native sceneries which is rarely viewed. The commentary offers the ecological and historical value of the river, with the added excitement of the adventure and wilderness jet boating.

 

Our trips are extremely exhilarating, we recommend you book ahead so you don't miss out - especially in the peak months October through to April.  

 

We have minimum number requirement for some of our departures so please ensure you enter a contact phone number or email address where we can contact you should we need to reschedule your departure at all.

 

We require a minimum of 2 passengers

 

The Jet Boat Tour Includes:

 

  • All safety equipment

  • Warm Jackets

  • Professional Service

 

Duration: 1.5hr Trip

Adult 16 or older:     $100

11 years - 15 yrs:      $70 

10 years and under:  $65

 

Daily Departures: (by booking only)

Summer: 10am, 12 noon, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm

On demand rest of the year.

Departs from Motu Bridge, State Highway 35

 

Optional Historic Motu River Walks Available - Please inquire.

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Phone: +64 (07) 315 5028 - Mobile: +64 (027) 4707 315 - Email: moturiverjet@gmail.com