Big Splash

All aboard the Big Splash ride for a nine-minute journey of discovery!

Join us on a journey to learn some of New Zealand's unique stories with this 9 minute journey of discovery which finishes with a splashing good thrill!

Big Splash is open 9.30am - 5.00pm. Visitors who purchase the Lite Pass are entitled to one ride (with the option to add unlimited rides for just $5 per person extra). Visitors who purchase the Essentials or Ultimate Passes can enjoy unlimited rides. 

Please note: Children must be aged five and over, AND between 106cm - 135cms in height can ride the Big Splash provided they meet the following criteria:

  • They are accompanied by a responsible adult, at least 16 years of age
  • There is a minimum of one adult to every child ratio
  • The adult needs to be seated next to the child and provide supervision at all times during the ride
  • They do not ride in the front row of the boat 

 

Customers with the following conditions are unable to ride the Big Splash: Recent surgery/illness, neck/back disorders, pre-existing limb disorders, pregnancy, heart disorders, seizures/epilepy, breathing difficulties, and under the influence of alcohol, medication or drugs. 

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