We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Akaroa Jet adventures

61 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7092
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Great fun

Fantastic and informative tour! The highlight of our trip to Akaroa and recommend to all others... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Thrilling and informative

This was my second experience and I still loved every moment of it. Brett provides a safe... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John B
,
Brisbane, Australia
Read all 38 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“great fun” (4 reviews)
“cruise ship” (10 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
61 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
CONTACT
61 Beach Road, Akaroa 7520, New Zealand
+64 3-304 7092
Call
Website

Similar Things to Do in Akaroa

Write a ReviewReviews (38)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 38 reviews

A TripAdvisor Member
42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic and informative tour! The highlight of our trip to Akaroa and recommend to all others that wish to explore this stunning harbour. We saw seals, penguins, dolphins, lava caves and much more. Thoroughly enjoyed the boat spins too!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my second experience and I still loved every moment of it. Brett provides a safe, friendly and informative expedition. The caves and wildlife were the highlight (as well as the speed and spins). Highly recommended for those visiting Akaroa on a cruise ship,...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I spent the entire 50 minutes grinning! The jet boat was fun and the 360 spins with exhilarating but the scenery and wildlife were the real winners! On top of that was the history of the places we were seeing :-) The guide was helpful,...More

Thank Bethyboo81
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had a booking for a private Jet boat ride for 9 family members but could have up to 18. We arrived at Akaroa by ship and got up early to be on the first tender so we were not late for the trip. We...More

Thank Grandma07012007
AkaroaJet, Manager at Akaroa Jet adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2017

We are disappointed to see such a bad review placed against us, however we can see the group's point of view. The owner of Akaroa Jet, Brett, was down at the back of the shop from 8am until 8:30am, getting jackets and equipment sorted for...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We are cruising on the golden princess and one of our first excursions was the akaroa jet boating It was a beautiful day, we had the best guide, and not only did we have fun, but we also learnt a lot about the area and...More

Thank Gweneth W
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We had been told to check in at the Akaroa Jet Boat by 11am. We arrived with a few minutes to spare to find that there were other people there hoping that we would not show up (so be on time). After checking in and...More

Thank Cassie W
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Brett who drives the jet boat is your quintessential laid back easy going likeable New Zealander. It's a one boat operation, not the newest or the flashiest around, but still capable of getting from one side of the bay to the other at a good...More

1  Thank Gregory394
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Just as others that have reviewed Akaroa Jet Boats, our family of 5 adults had a blast as a start to our day off the cruise ship. Booked independently and not through the Cruise Tour desk which was definitely cheaper. The location is just 100...More

Thank LKOEK
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We were in Akaroa on a recent cruise ship and had emailed months ahead to book our spots and this process was easy and professionally done. The jet boat ride was awesome and we got to see all around the bays. Brett was fantastic and...More

Thank donna b
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great afternoon on the boat, it was very educational with the area surrounding Akaroa. Since we were placed in the front seats we feel the experience was well worth the money and would definitely go back! We had a blast. It is also...More

Thank 927morgand
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Akaroa
Akaroa Village inn
133 reviews
.14 km away
Akaroa Criterion Motel
296 reviews
.51 km away
Tresori Motor Lodge
125 reviews
.91 km away
La Rochelle Motel
224 reviews
.99 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Little Bistro
767 reviews
.80 km away
Bully Hayes Restaurant & Bar
884 reviews
.02 km away
The Brasserie Kitchen And Bar
531 reviews
.72 km away
Murphy's On The Corner
91 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
The Giant's House
820 reviews
.87 km away
Banks Peninsula
984 reviews
.02 km away
Akaroa Lighthouse
110 reviews
.66 km away
Akaroa Museum
145 reviews
.53 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Akaroa Jet adventures staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit