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Cathedral Cove Jet

Cathedral Cove Jet Boat Ride - 45 Minutes

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  • 45 minutes jet boat ride to Cathedral Cove
  • Reach speeds up to 80kmph
  • High-speed drifting
  • Hold on tight for white knuckle spins
  • Race past spectacular volcanic coastlines
  • Available October to April
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What you need to know

Far from your average boat tour, this white-knuckle jet boat ride to Cathedral Cove will see you reach speeds of up to 80 km/h and that's when you're not experiencing high-speed drifting, heart-pumping power slides and full 360-degree spins. Departing from Whitianga Wharf, the activity hub of the Coromandel, you will be provided with a life jacket and a full safety briefing before you set off on the fastest journey to Cathedral Cove you will ever experience. But it's not all about speed and exhilaration.

Along the way, your professional jet boat driver will provide local history and witty commentary to keep you informed and entertained. For a unique jet boat ride that offers you a solid rush of adrenaline whilst providing spectacular views of the volcanic coastline, this is a thrill ride like no other. The Cathedral Cove jet boat ride is approximately 45 minutes and is exclusively limited to 10 guests per ride. Tours are available from October to April only.

Book online here to enjoy Cathedral Cove in an extraordinary way!


  • 45 minute jet boat ride to Cathedral Cove
  • Professional jet boat driver
  • Fun and witty commentary along the way
  • Lifejackets
  • Full safety briefing


  • 45 minutes of white knuckle excitement aboard the Cathedral Cove Jet Boat
  • Professional jet boat driver providing fun and witty commentary along the way
  • Great view of Cooks Beach blowhole and snapper viewing in the marine reserve
  • Full safety briefing
  • Full throttle speed
  • High-speed drifting, heart-pumping power slides and white knuckle spins


  • This experience is 45 minutes in duration
  • You must arrive at Whitianga Wharf at least 15 minutes prior to your ride departure time.
  • Departure times may change due to the weather conditions on the day
  • This experience is available between 1st October - 30th April

Departure Location

  • This experience departs from Whitianga Wharf, Esplanade Rd, Whitianga, 3591.
  • Please note we do not pick up or drop off at Ferry Landing due to safety reasons. If you are coming across on the Whitianga Ferry you will need to allow extra travel time for this (at least 30 mins).
  • Street parking near the Whitianga Wharf is free for two hours but it’s important you leave yourself enough time to find a park, they can be hard to find during peak times.

What To Bring

  • Sunglasses are recommended all year round. Please dress appropriately for a wet and wild ride! Do not bring a bag. We provide waterproof ponchos if needed. Dress warmly in the winter; gloves and hats are recommended on cold days but nothing that will fly off at high speed.

Additional Information

  • Cathedral Cove Jet reserves the right to cancel or amend any departures due to sea/weather conditions, or minimum numbers not reached. If we cancel a departure, you will not be charged.

Terms And Conditions

  • We have scheduled times throughout the day, and we must leave at the set departure time
  • If you miss your departure and cannot change to another departure time, there will be no refund
  • If you are running late or you are not going to make the departure time, please give us a call ASAP so we can try and make another plan, please bear in mind that we do have a cancellation policy which may apply in this instance
  • The minimum age for this experience is five years old
  • Children 14 and under require an adult to accompany them on their experience
  • The minimum height for this experience is one metre
  • Unfortunately, we do not have storage on site or on the jet, please leave all your valuables in your car or accommodation before coming to the wharf.z
  • Medical considerations: Any breaks, fractures, or neck or back problems must be brought to our attention prior to booking, feel free to call our friendly team to discuss whether the conditions on the day and the ride will be suitable for you. If you are pregnant, congratulations! Sadly, however, you will be not permitted to ride on the jet boat.

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

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
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements
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