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Auckland Harbour Jet Boat Rides

Auckland Adventure Jet brings you the most supercharged, turbo-intensified jet boat ride available on Auckland’s stunning Waitemata Harbour.


High speed fun in a beautiful location
Fishtails, spins and power brakes!
23 seats in grandstand layout
Turbocharged engines
30-40 minutes in duration
Departs every day all year round!

What you need to know

Want some high speed and sightseeing fun in beautiful Auckland? Book an Auckland jet boat tour here! This fun and scenic tour brings you the most exhilarating, turbo-intensified jet boat joy ride on Auckland’s picturesque Waitemata Harbour. Hold on tight as we roar out of the dock for 35 minutes of adrenalin pumping, nail biting high-speed action! We combine high-speed manoeuvres including 180 and 270 degree spins, swooping fishtails, turns and power slides with speeds of up to 85kms per hour! Our expert drivers will quite literally take your breath away.

The jet boats are especially designed for the comfort and safety of our passengers and offers a unique grandstand-style seating arrangement so that you can enjoy the spectacular surrounds. We also provide passengers with ponchos to protect clothing from the inevitable dousing of sea spray! Occasionally throughout the jet boat tour, while you catch your breath, we offer informative commentary on famous Auckland landmarks, making this trip a well-rounded scenic tour of the iconic City of Sails. Definitely a must-do activity in Auckland for all thrill seeking adventurers!

More info


  • 35 - 40 minute high speed jet boat ride
  • Buoyancy vests, a full length waterproof poncho and sunglasses

3pm Winter Special

  • Adults at kids prices
  • Must travel on the 3pm scheduled trip
  • Only Wednesdays to Sundays


  • Adrenaline inducing high speed manoeuvres in spectacular locations
  • Sweeping fishtails, spins and power brakes make the experience a fast and fun adventure for the thrill-seeking traveller of any age
  • 23 seats in a grandstand layout means that everyone gets a great view of the Waitemata Harbour
  • The twin 300HP turbocharged and supercharged engines will thrill you with 30 to 40 minutes of heart pumping action
  • Quick turns, sweeping fish tails and power break stops
  • Travel under the harbour bridge and catch a glimpse of the iconic pink Chelsea Sugar refinery at Birkenhead

What to Wear

  • Hat, sunscreen and sunglasses in the summer months
  • Quick drying clothes and a water/wind proof jacket are recommended
  • Practical footwear (no stilettos)
  • In the winter months a woollen jersey or fleece


  • Tour departs daily, every hour, all year round
  • Summer 9.00am – 5.00pm
  • Winter 10.00am – 4.00pm


  • Tour departs from Pier 3a Quay St, Downtown Auckland (beside the Ferry Building and Waiheke Ferries on the Auckland waterfront)

Additional Information

  • Minimum height of 115cm tall
  • Minimum weight of 20 kgs
  • Maximum weight of 140 kgs
  • Children are classified as 14yrs and under. Children 12yrs and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times and must have an adult or guardian co-sign their waiver
  • We recommend that you consult our staff if you have any medical conditions
  • It is important for all customers to declare any medical conditions when they check in
  • It will be your skippers call whether or not you will be able to participate on the day
  • Tickets are non transferrable and non refundable
  • We reserve the right to cancel trips due to bad weather or unsafe conditions. In this event alternative arrangements will be made to accommodate our passengers
  • There is public parking in the Wilson Parking on Princess Wharf and also across the road in Down Town

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience.
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Auckland Harbour Jet Boat Rides

Pier 3A Quay Street, Downtown Auckland, AUK 1010