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Hydro Attack Queenstown - Submersible Shark Ride


Brace yourself for Hydro Attack! The ultimate blend of shark and machine and the only place in the world where you can experience this awesome machine!


  • Experience this unique adrenaline-fueled tour of Lake Wakatipu!
  • Enjoy outstanding scenery and views of central Queenstown
  • Sit back and enjoy the ride with our experienced drivers

Our submersible shark will take you on an adrenaline fuelled tour of Queenstown’s magnificent Lake Wakatipu.

The boat’s 260hp supercharged engine accelerates from 0 to 80 kilometres per hour in 3.9 seconds! The ride of your life – Guaranteed!

Add to that vertical leaps 18 feet out of the water, dives of up to 5 feet and 90 degree side rolls and accelerated tight turns and you know you’re on the most fear inducing roller-coaster ride out there!

We cater to all adrenaline levels so we can make your one-on-one trip as mild or as wild as you like.

Enjoy the 360 degree views through the fighter-jet grade glass canopy and sealed cockpit and experience the sharks G-force capabilities as your driver gives you an adventure you’ll never forget.

Hydro Attack Queenstown - Are you ready for the shark?

Per Person $155.00

What's included

  • 15 minute Shark Ride
  • Safety briefing
  • Life-jacket and earmuffs


  • Queenstown Lakefront kiosk (by Patagonia Chocolates on Earnslaw Park)


  • Minimum age: 6


  • Duration: Trips last 15 minutes, please allow 35 minutes for the whole experience including check-in, safety briefing and loading

    Check-in: Please check in 10 minutes before your trip departure time at our Queenstown lakefront kiosk, next to Patagonia Chocolates on Earnslaw Park

    Important information:

    Hydro Attack can be weather dependent so we recommend contacting us regarding your booking when you get to town so we can update you on the forecast. Hydro Attacks operation can be affected by high swell on the lake, heavy rain or stormy conditions and conditions can change quickly. We ask that you call us to do a weather check at least 1 HOUR before your check in time.

    For safety reasons loose items such as cameras and phones are not permitted aboard.

    Minimum age is 6 years old. Hydro Attack also has a height restriction of 6 foot 4inches/193cm and a weight restriction of 110kg/242lbs.

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


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jackieg3 from New Zealand wrote on 22 April 2021

Fantastic with children

11 year old went fir birthday experience loved it but was scared of the jumps the amazing staff gave great reassurance and rather than turning back when she asked for no jump took her on an alsome ride on the water with out jumps super friendly help staff highly recommended

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ASHA from New Zealand wrote on 13 April 2021



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jond2 from New Zealand wrote on 15 December 2020


Definitely do this - it’s a unique experience and the guys were great ..

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Corinna from New Zealand wrote on 23 September 2020

Shark attack

A great bucket list experience ... my grandkids were very impressed

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bryanm1 from New Zealand wrote on 22 August 2020

Hydro attack was amazing!

I was very nervous before going on the hydro attack, however all Staff was super nice and explained everything very well. They slowly eased their way into It for me. It is such a fun ride! And it’s always up to you if you wanna take it easy or not!

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