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Get ready for the ride of your life on a one hour adventure filled with world famous 360 spins, skimming the water as we race down Lake Wakatipu...

Highlights

  • This is the ultimate jet boat adventure!
  • Ample photo opportunities of the amazing scenery
  • Enjoy world famous 360 degree spins
  • Reach speeds of up to 90kmp/h!
  • Travel a whopping 47km along Lake Wakatipu

Racing over Lake Wakatipu is one of Queenstown’s best-loved activities and we are here to deliver the goods.

Take to the water and get ready for the time of your life on an electric Thunder Jet ride filled with world famous 360-degree spins as you skim across the water of Lake Wakatipu.

With the mountains either side of you as you depart the bay, hold on, dig your feet in and feel the fresh spray of glacial lake water on your face as we set off on this adventure. You are entitled to the ultimate bragging rights on board the Thunder Jet as we stop for ample photo opportunities.

Be sure to hold on to your hats as we navigate under not one, but two bridges at speed and get you up close and personal with the lake's edge. Our boats are powered by twin VB engines, with an impressive 820 horsepower and we boast the furthest distance travelled on the lake with a whopping 47km covered.

We challenge you to delve deeper, go further than the average experience and Go beyond with us.

Adult $135.00
Child $65.00

What's included

  • 1 hour of jet boat action
  • On board personalised commentary
  • Spray jackets, life jackets, good tunes

Duration

  • Allow approximately 1 hour duration for the whole experience

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Child Pricing: Applies to those 5-14 years of age

    Infants: 2 - 4 years are FREE - these tickets can be selected as you proceed through the checkout

    Departures: On the hour 9am-7pm in summer & 10am-4pm in winter

    Check-in: Please check-in 15 minutes prior to departure at the Marine Scene Kiosk Steamer Wharf, Queenstown Bay, central Queenstown

     

    Important information:

    • Please dress for weather conditions on the day
    • Cameras are welcome aboard Thunder Jet Queenstown at owner's risk.
    • All departures subject to minimum required booking numbers and safety conditions on the day

     

    Please check back to this page for Discount Deals and Specials as they aren't always available on the Bookme home page

    *Discount fares are non transferable & non refundable

  • Not suitable for pregnant women

Available Bookings from November 13 to November 19

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  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$65.00

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  • Child$65.00

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  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$65.00

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  • Adult$99.00
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  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$65.00

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  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$65.00

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  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$65.00

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  • Adult$59.00
  • Child$65.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$65.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$65.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$65.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$65.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$65.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$65.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$59.00
  • Child$65.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$59.00
  • Child$65.00

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  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$85.00
  • Child$59.00

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

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Sarah from New Zealand wrote on 30 November 2017

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Awesome experience

Levi was an awesome driver very witty and made the experience one I will not forget for a long time. Very impressed will be booking again when next in Queenstown.

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Nate from New Zealand wrote on 02 November 2015

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Wild, Awesome, and Amazing!

Every thing we hoped it would be, it was. We wanted to get that rush and get our heart racing and the experience gave us just that. The drive was knowledgeable, comical and friendly. He spoke clear and gave us an experience we will never forget. Using this website was great to get a deal and jump on board. Highly recommended!

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Esther L from Singapore wrote on 24 March 2018

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Great fun!

The spins were exciting, the host was informative and fun, the ride was scenic. What a great and fun way to see Lake Wakatipu. Recommend!!

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Regina Rose-Setefano from New Zealand wrote on 18 February 2018

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AMAZING!! Awesome driver!!

The experience right from begging to end was amazing. We enjoyed every second and appreciated the curtesy of the driver and knowledge!!!

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Filiz from Australia wrote on 12 February 2018

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So much fun and excitement!

Definitely worth it! So much fun and excitement, great staff.

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