New Zealand

Velocity Valley - prev Agroventures

Location:Rotorua

Experience New Zealand's most iconic adventure activities at unbelievable value. Perfect for families, tourists, school groups, those sporty types or a corporate team building venue.

Transfers are provided from CBD accommodation providers and from the Rotorua I-Site.

Agrojet
Take on New Zealand’s fastest jet sprint boat! Be strapped in, buckled up as you hang on to THE EDGE of your seat before you accelerate to 100kmph in just 4.5 seconds. Our professional driver will take you on heart racing hot laps of our 1km sprint course. You’ll feel the wind rush past you, G-forces pulling you, as you negotiate islands, sharp turns and finish off with the famous roaring 360 degree Hamilton Jet spin.

Fast facts

  • No; you don’t get wet.
  • Yes; it is fast (0-100 kmph in 4.5 seconds)
  • No; you don’t drive yourself (because)
  • Yes; it is fast
  • No; you won’t fall out
  • Yes it is safe
  • Minimum height requirement 1m.
  • 2 passengers per jet boat

Swoop
Have you ever heard the expression just ‘let yourself go’? Well the swoop is the perfect example of how to do just that. Feel your heart beat as the anticipation increases as your raised 40 metres into the air high above the Ngongotaha stream, and then pulling a ripcord that that plunges you into an exhilarating swoop towards the ground at 130kmph. Take the plunge on your own or get others to join you to make for a more intense experience.

Fast facts

  • One, two or three people can Swoop at any one time
  • Yes, one of you does have to pull the rip cord
  • No, if you pull the cord slowly will not mean that you fall slowly
  • Yes - you will reach speeds of up to 130kmph
  • Yes, you will scream and laugh
  • Minimum height requirement 1.1m.

Departs on demand at Agroventures between 9.00am - 5.00pm.

Shweeb Racer
The Shweeb Racer will get your pulse racing as you push through THE EDGE to compete against friends or family or clock to race for to challenge the world record. This thrilling and innovative riding experience takes you around a 200m track with scenic farmlands whizzing by as you power around three laps of the course with the potential to reach up to 45kmph and 60 degree swings on the bends. The Shweeb Racer is a world first innovation and is totally human powered (yes, by you), pedaled just like a bicycle within your Shweeb pod, hanging from a monorail above you have 7 gears to work through over the 600m race. Team races are also available and every Shweeber receives a certificate showing how well you did for your country and class.

Fast facts

  • One to four people can Shweeb at any one time.
  • You need to be at least 1.4m tall to Shweeb
  • Yes - you do pedal it like a bicycle
  • The current world record is 57.1 seconds for a 600m race and is held by a UK male in the Under 25 age category
  • The oldest person to Shweeb is 82.
  • Shweeb offcially opened on the 1st of November 2007 and is a world first adventure activity
  • The Shweeb has been designed with environmentally friendly urban transport systems in mind!!

Be one of the first in the world to Shweeb and race through space!

Freefall Xtreme
Ever wanted to fly, defy gravity and fly unattached and pretend that you are just like your favorite super hero? Freefall Xtreme is the only place in NZ where you can body fly. We provide you with a flight suit, training, tips and tricks for you to achieve the ultimate flight sensation. Be suspended on a giant column of air as the flight masters guide you as your reach heights of up to 4metres. This will leave you feeling blown away and we even let you keep your free hair style!!
Freefall Xtreme is sure to leave you feeling ‘blown away!’

Fast facts

  • Yes, full instructions are provided
  • Minimum weight requirement 25kgs.
  • No, you won’t fly away
  • Clients with shoulder or back injuries are advised that this may not be a suitable activity
  • If you are under 18yrs of age, parental consent is needed
  • Flight time is 1,5 minutes

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