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Address: Lapsley Butson Wharf, Queenstown Lakefront | Earnslaw Park, Queenstown, New Zealand
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+64 274 779 074
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Looking for unique things to do in Queenstown then look no further - Hydro...

Looking for unique things to do in Queenstown then look no further - Hydro Attack is the world's first tour operator of the amazing Seabreacher X watercraft. Operating from our berth in central Queenstown we'll take you on an adrenaline packed tour of stunning Lake Wakatipu. Sit back in our state of the art cockpit and get ready to feel the G-Force as our expert drivers give you an experience you'll not forget. Looking through the F-16 fighter grade glass you will see the sky disappear as your drivers decends into a dive only to then breach the surface and launch the entire 18ft of the vessel in the air. We can roll on a 90' angle, do doughnuts (without getting a ticket) and so much more. Reach top speeds of 80 kph on water and 40 kph underwater, throw in a low center of gravity and this ride will definitely get your heart pumping. So there is only one question left.... How wild or mild do you want to go?

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US$99.95*
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Hydro Attack Boat Trip and Shark Ride in Queenstown
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US$107.14*
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Hydro Attack Individual Experience in Queenstown

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WOW AMAZING!!!

What a great thrilling experience! Something you have to do when in Queenstown- worth every dollar. The staff especially my driver Adam were easy going with a great sense of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great thrilling experience! Something you have to do when in Queenstown- worth every dollar. The staff especially my driver Adam were easy going with a great sense of humour! You deserve your cookie Adam 👍

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Thank kellydF7674LE
Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw this by chance on a recent trip to Queenstown and decided to give it a go. I am so delighted that I did. The team who ran it were so friendly and enthusiastic and really added to the experience. The experience itself was awesome! Felt very safe but got a great adrenalin hit and it felt like we were... More 

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Thank MayfieldNZ
Thames, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved every moment. The best part was going under the water and coming back up in the vertical position and then 'dropping' back into the water. Thanks for a great experience. Only one person can be in the vessel at a time but groups could do it as they have two vessels and people could wait for their turn.

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Thank Vegetarianfoodcritic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Queenstown with my family for holiday and I try The hydro I like it this amazing and I would like to thanks Chris his good man

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Thank Ahmad A
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son took this trip with Chris (Dinga) as a driver and it was a blast. As the shark came back in after the trip we could see his face - he was beaming. He loved the trip and didn't stop talking about it for the rest of the day. The high speed turns were amazing and the jumps were... More 

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Thank SteveH250
Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very unique!! I asked my driver Adam to be extra crazy and oh yea he was :) We raced down the lake super fast, did high speed turns and splish splashed around the place. What I didn't expect was that we went UNDER WATER as well and were totally submerged, and OMG the water looked sooo blue and clear (could... More 

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Thank OhLookAView
Tennant Creek, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was a little dubious about doing this but gave it a go after being too heavy for the paragliding. The cockpit was cramped and took some getting into with my sore knees. Once inside though it was secure and off we went. It left previous jet boat experiences for dead, probably because I was sitting so low in the... More 

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Thank Jiarna
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went out on the "shark" last week and it definitely did not disappoint. This is something so different to anything I have done before - after seeing it out on the lake I was so excited to try it out for myself. Its was a little bit scary but really good fun. I was so nervous to start with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's an expensive 15 minutes so I debated whether to go or not. I'm really please that I chose to; its great fun. Not for people who suffer from claustrophobia because the cabin is quite small for the passenger and not much room for you legs. The perplex canopy has to seal against the water so the air inside has... More 

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Thank Kenneth L
Whangarei, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an awesome and exhilarating hydro attack experience inside the 'Shark' with Chris Harding as the pilot of this unique attraction. Excellent experience, service and friendly, knowledgeable commentary from Chris while tearing around on, under and above the waterline on the lake. Certainly would recommend this to anyone wanting something different on the water at the beautiful Lake Whakatipu, Queenstown,... More 

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