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Wanaka Jet Boat - 1 Hour Jet Boat ride

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Hit the water for an unforgettable exhilaration and blood-pumping thrill of New Zealand’s most iconic adventure activity, the jet boat!

Hit the water for an unforgettable exhilaration and blood-pumping thrill of New Zealand’s most iconic adventure activity, the jet boat!

Highlights

  • A wild jet boat ride on world famous Lake Wanaka and the Clutha river.
  • Pure adrenaline on New Zealand’s swiftest river
  • World renowned Hamilton Spins and high powered jet boats
  • Real jet boating in waters that’s less than 5cm in places

Picture yourself skimming across shallow water, over sand bars, through rapids and around rocks at speeds in excess of 80kph, now picture doing this down New Zealand’s swiftest river with no seat belt and no brakes; that’s one way to get your adrenaline levels through the roof.

Set in the South Island's gorgeous Wanaka, you’ll explore the famous Clutha River at mind-boggling speeds with some of the world’s best scenery in the background.

Starting with a breath taking journey over Lake Wanaka, take in the snow-capped mountain views as the anticipation of tackling one of the world’s swiftest flowing rivers begins.

Let you adrenaline levels build as your demonstrates the manoeuvrability of the jet boat, pushing it to its absolute limits as the boat is skilfully navigated through shallow water, tunnels and over giant pressure waves! And of course any jet boat ride is complete without those famous 360 spins.

Along the way, the driver will stop for that once in a lifetime photograph and provide a fascinating commentary of the area and the jet boat itself.

The ultimate fusion of spectacular southern scenery and pure exhilaration - don’t leave Wanaka without doing this!

Adult $129.00
Child $65.00 (4-15 years old)
Family $388.00 (2x Adults + up to 2x Children)

What's included

  • Jet boat ride

Duration

  • Allow approximately 90 minutes for the whole experience

Location

  • Lakeland Wanaka
  • 100 Ardmore Street
  • Wanaka 9305. Look for our trailer on the waterfront across the road from Wanaka i-Site.

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

  • Please Note: Family Pass is price if purchased individually. Deals are shown from this rate.

    Minimum Numbers: Trips require a minimum of 4 passengers, single bookings are wait listed to confirm.

    Note: Lakefront departures are weather dependent, in the event of windy conditions we will depart from the river.

    For safety reasons, our minimum ages is 4 years.

  • Please allow at least 1-hour to drive from Queenstown.

Available Bookings from 5 Mar to 18 Mar 2024

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  • Adult$77.00 Less than 6 at this price!
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  • Adult$103.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$65.00
  • Family$349.00

  • Adult$77.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$65.00
  • Family$349.00

  • Adult$103.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$65.00
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  • Adult$129.00
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  • Child$65.00
  • Family$349.00

  • Adult$77.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$65.00
  • Family$349.00

  • Adult$103.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$65.00
  • Family$349.00

  • Adult$77.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$65.00
  • Family$349.00

  • Adult$103.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$65.00
  • Family$349.00

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Matthew Zammit from Australia wrote on 07 January 2024

Must try and experience

Great trip and fun ride

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bronwyng2 from New Zealand wrote on 27 April 2023

Amazing!!

We had an amazing experience with Lakeland Wanaka. The jet boat ride was so much fun. The commentary was interesting and the driver was super friendly.

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Tamie Gardner from New Zealand wrote on 01 March 2024

Good times

Fun times! A little bit of a lull either end of the trip, as you travel across the lake, but good fun up the Clutha as the boat gets thrown around a bit 👍

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Liang Li from Australia wrote on 29 February 2024

The jet boat ride you must have in Wanaka

The feeling of the boat flying in the lake was very exciting.

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ZHANG RONG from China wrote on 18 February 2024

super awesome

Our captain Sarah is a professional captain who is super pretty and cool.The. tour was awesome!Recommend it.

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