How fast does the jet boat go?
The K-Jet jet boat can reach speeds up to 85km an hour, so pretty fast!
Does it get very rough out on the lake?
Lake Rotorua is usually quite calm, but this is New Zealand’s most unpredictable lake and we have reported up to 3 metre swells before!
How long before departure should I be there?
How old do you need to be to go on a trip?
Kawarau Jet has no age restrictions and our jet boat rides are quite safe and a lot of fun for kids. We have taken 3-month old babies out on the lake!
Can seniors take part?
Will I get wet?
Very likely! But it does depend on where you sit in the boat and we do have spray jackets available if you don’t want to get wet.
How many people can go on the boat?
Kjet 3 can take 11 people, Kjet 4 can take 18 people and Kjet 5 has room for 25 people.
Can I fall out of the boat?
No, falling out of the boat is very unlikely. The driver will explain what to do and what not to do to prevent falling out.
What should I bring?
Sunglasses are recommended as well as sun block, in the cooler months wrap up warm. Spray and life jackets are provided.