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Shotover Jet

Get ready for the thrill of a lifetime with New Zealand's world famous Shotover Jet - the ultimate jet boat experience and the only way to access the spectacular Shotover Canyons!!

Highlights

  • The world famous white water jet boat ride!
  • Experience gravity-defying stunts and speeds of up to 90kmph
  • Get exclusive access to the spectacular Shotover River Canyons
  • Proudly owned by Ngāi Tahu whose connection to the Shotover River dates back centuries

Feel your adrenaline surge as you accelerate into the towering Shotover River Canyons. A unique combination of beauty and power, Shotover Jet is an experience like no other, blending pristine natural landscape with wall to wall canyon action from start to finish.

Your expert driver takes you skimming through the shallows at up to 90kmph in mere centimeters of water. Ride the rapids and experience thrilling, gravity-defying stunts within a hair’s breadth of the awe-inspiring cliff faces.

Hold on tight and prepare yourself as the signal is given for the famous Shotover Jet 360° spin, watch as the scenery fully rotates around you, sending a spray of whitewater sparkling across the river's surface.

Shotover Jet is proudly bought to you by Ngāi Tahu, the Māori people of this land and the proud owners of Shotover Jet. Their connection to the Kimiakau (Shotover River) dates back centuries before the arrival of Europeans.

Shotover Jet is the only company with access to the spectacular Shotover River canyons, and no one knows this area as they do.

Incorporating amazing scenery, history, and culture with a high dose of adrenaline and adventure, Shotover Jet is for many the highlight of their Queenstown experience and an adventure you won't forget!

Adult $159.00
Child $89.00

What's included

  • 25 minutes on the water
  • Complimentary shuttle departing from the Station Building - Corner of Camp & Shotover St
  • Life Jacket (mandatory) and optional splash coat
  • On site facilities include: plenty of parking, retail shop, toilets, lockers for your belongings and viewing areas. There is a restaurant next door.

Notes

  • Minimum Height: 1 metre but should river conditions on the day dictate, Shotover Jet does reserve the right to extend the minimum child height to 1.2 metres to ensure maximum passenger safety.

    Duration: Duration: Please allow 1 hour 30 minutes round trip from central Queenstown.

    Courtesy coach check-in: If you are catching the courtesy coach from Queenstown, please meet inside the 'Station Building' located on the corner of Shotover and Camp Streets 45 minutes prior to your trip time.

    River Base Check-in: If you are making your way to Shotover Jet's river base using your own transport, please be there ready for check in 30 minutes prior to departure. The river base is located on Gorge Road, Arthur's Point and is just a short 10 minute drive from Queenstown.

    Important information:

    For safety reasons cameras and video cameras are not permitted aboard. Professional photo & video packs available for purchase on site immediately after your trip -Should river conditions on the day dictate, Shotover Jet does reserve the right to extend the minimum child height to 1.2 metres to ensure maximum passenger safety.

    Reservations Essential

    Please note: Due to high demand for Shotover Jet, exact trips times will be confirmed with you via email by Shotover Jet. Trips run every 15 minutes so if your exact time selection isn't available, you will be scheduled to the next available trip.

  • This experience welcomes families with children over 1 metre in height. Child Pricing: Applies to those 5 to 15 years.

Available Bookings from November 20 to November 26

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

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Suman Tamrakar from New Zealand wrote on 18 September 2019

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Wow ! Must Do In Queenstown 💯💯💯

Such an amazing 😉 experience ! Will do it again ! Ryan the jet rider was cool 😎 must do activities in Queenstown 💯💯💯👍

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Subi from New Caledonia wrote on 30 August 2019

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Fantastic

Don't miss them, the best jet boat ride !

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Tracey Riordean from New Zealand wrote on 14 July 2019

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Top Spun!

Awesome time, pleased to survive heading straight into a rock at 90kph 😀 Driver very friendly with great sense of humor. Felt safe and trusted the professionalism and knowledge of the drivers .. don't know how they do it but its fantastic...glad to end journey with all limbs in tack.

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Stewart from Australia wrote on 08 January 2019

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NZ Holiday

Full marks to the skipper Chris, he did a fantastic job

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Truus from New Zealand wrote on 01 December 2018

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Wild, Wet and Wonderful

Loved every minute of it, well worth every penny. A must do for young and old!

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