From the adrenalin inducing speed and manoeuvring of jet boating to awe-inspiring sky high views of parasailing Katoa is the home of adventure on Lake Rotorua.

The Backpacker Group Members Deal

11am Jetboat:

30min speed and spins

$20 discount – Regular price $85.00, Discount price $65.00

(11am tour only)



One Free Photo per flight

(not valid on 9.30am tour)


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30min speed and spins:

Our fleet of Jetboats skim across the water at speeds of 85kmph and dive in to heart pumping Hamilton 360 spins. Our not to be missed tour of the lake keeps you on the edge of your seat while exploring the history and beauty of Lake Rotorua.

TBG deal only valid for 11am tour.



Katoa is the only company in Rotorua to offer Parasailing as a way to view our incredible lake. We gracefully send you 400ft into the air to experience Lake Rotorua in an unmatched and serene way, dangling beneath our parachute soaking in the scenery of our geo thermal crater lake.

TBG deal valid for all tours except the 9.30am tour.

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Terms & Conditions

  • Available for The Backpacker Group members only
  • A valid The Backpacker Group membership card with identification must be presented to staff to claim discount
  • Direct bookings only
  • Jetboat deal only valid on 11am tour
  • Parasailing deal not valid for 9.30am
  • Not to be used in conjunction with any other discounts, promotions or deals
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Urgent Coronavirus Update

Anyone that has arrived into New Zealand from Monday 16th March 1am is required to self-isolate for 14 days.  If you do not do this you will be deported out of New Zealand if you are caught. If you need advice you can call the health line  0800 358 5453 or +64 9 358 5453  Do not enter a hostel, a hospital or a doctors clinic instead call the health line if you think you have the coronavirus.  If you need somewhere to self-isolate we might be able to help you so send an email to [email protected]  Many hostels are now checking your passports to see when you have entered the country and will report you to the police if you are not following the New Zealand requirements.