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Jet Boat Tour - Rakaia Gorge

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Adrenalin-pumping Jet boating in the most majestic and scenic river and mountain environment - history, nature and fun delivered by highly informative and skilful drivers!

Adrenalin-pumping Jet boating in the most majestic and scenic river and mountain environment - history, nature and fun delivered by highly informative and skilful drivers!

Watch the video!! - REAL Jet Boating! with real experts.

For an adrenalin-pumping experience you'll never forget, find a deal and jump aboard Discovery Jet and blast along the Rakaia River.

Hang on tight as our driver skilfully weaves the jet boat through the intricate network of braided river channels, skimming along stony banks and through gushing crystal clear waters rich with salmon and trout. As you journey through the gorge, the wind ripping through your hair and water spraying with every carefully-calculated twist and turn, soak in the towering coal and limestone cliffs. As you open to the top of the gorge embrace the magnitude of the majestic Southern Alps and Mt Hutt. Feel the excitement as your driver spins the boat 360 degrees.

Our drivers know the river like the back of their hand and will unveil to you all its glittering treasures. This trip is a 30 minute river blast, but if you are seeking further adventure, - whether you are looking for a foot-to-the-floor thrill-seeking experience or a more sedate, leisurely ride along the river we can tailor-make a jet safari for you.

Adult $90.00
Child $60.00

Duration

  • Allow approximately 30 minutes for the whole experience

Location

  • North side of the Rakaia Gorge Bridge on State Highway 72
  • Mid Canterbury

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • The Trip times below are indicative only - Trip times are dependent upon weather and river conditions. You must contact the Operator to confirm your Trip. You must also provide a contact number when booking.

    When booking special Bookme hot deals, the operator in very rare occasions, not withstanding all endeavors, - may have to reschedule the time slightly if load requirements dictate. Please contact the operator as per instructions on the booking reference several hours before the scheduled trip to discuss weather and river conditions.

Available Bookings from 14 Apr to 27 Apr 2024

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  • Adult$69.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$69.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$90.00
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$65.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$65.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$69.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$90.00
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$69.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$69.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$75.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$69.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$90.00
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$69.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$69.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$55.00

  • Adult$75.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$60.00

  • Adult$69.90 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$60.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

4.9

171 reviews

Showing all 171 authenticated Bookme reviews

rachelm26 from New Zealand wrote on 28 January 2022

Fantastic!

Amazing trip. Bit of everything from thrilling turns, spins, skimming close to cliffs adrenaline pumping stuff to informative information plus amazing scenery for picture taking. Much better than the Queenstown one I experienced in the past. Well worth a detour and nice drive there. Thanks again 👌👍

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From Jet Boat Tour - Rakaia Gorge

Thanks for the great post Rachel look forward to seeing you and your family again.

Michael from New Zealand wrote on 10 April 2024

great skipper

great skipper

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jimr3 from New Zealand wrote on 09 April 2024

Joy Ride

We thoroughly enjoyed the scenery, commentary and fun - the best jet boat ride we have ever done. Thank you Blair.

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Linda Carmichael from Australia wrote on 03 December 2023

Jet boat tour

A beautiful place to take a jet boat ride. Our driver Blair was informative and safe - knows this area well. A great experience for all ages.

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Thanks for the great feedback, Linda glad you had an enjoyable experience.

Kasey G from New Zealand wrote on 17 October 2023

Breathtakingly Beautiful

Our driver was amazing super lovely. Took two kids (6yr & 3yr) and you couldn't wipe the smile off their faces! 😁 Wow what a truly special place! Would definitely go again 👌

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Thank you for the amazing review we are glad you had such a great experience, we welcome you back anytime.

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