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Shotover Jet

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Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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US$258.27*
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Queenstown Twin Challenge (Jet Boat Ride and White-Water Rafting)
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World famous as the ultimate jet boating experience, Shotover Jet has thrilled over 3 million people since 1970, and now it's your turn! Take a unique breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow Canyons, and hold on tight for Queenstown's only exhilarating full 360° spins. 'Can you handle the canyons?' with award winning Shotover Jet, 'The World's Most Exciting Jet Boating Ride' and the only company permitted to operate in the spectacular Shotover River Canyons.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“canyon walls” (131 reviews)
“great fun” (418 reviews)
“instant replay” (51 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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"canyon walls"
in 131 reviews
"great fun"
in 418 reviews
"instant replay"
in 51 reviews
"thrilling ride"
in 129 reviews
"degree spins"
in 110 reviews
"boat driver"
in 83 reviews
"high speed"
in 87 reviews
"life jackets"
in 59 reviews
"adrenaline rush"
in 117 reviews
"great driver"
in 46 reviews
"great ride"
in 74 reviews
"well worth the money"
in 59 reviews
"awesome experience"
in 65 reviews
"new zealand"
in 132 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 74 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 73 reviews
"whole family"
in 52 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

it can’t be more safer as it is here in any part of the world . a great adventure , friendly crew to explain about the safety issues , they give us 10-15 minutes training about the safety rules to be followed during rafting ....More

Thank Dilip J
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely worth the visit! We had so much fun. I can't believe how close the driver got! He was very personable and we felt safe the entire time. Be prepared to get wet! They also provide a shell jacket for you as well.

Thank Alyson M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

An adrenaline rush. We were amazed at the skills of the driver. Being seniors we were a bit apprehensive but really enjoyed it. Highly recommended

Thank PhilDevonport
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you like rides and fun and getting a bit wet, go do this! We had a blast. More fun than we thought it would be

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Reviewed 6 days ago

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Everybody who comes to Queenstown must try the shotover jet, so we did. There are actually at least 3 shotover jet operators, but this "red"one seems to be the most famous and established, including Brit royal patronage from William & Kate. They have the sole...More

Thank BangkokJock
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SOJ_CustomerService, Katie Gill, Customer Service Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Kia ora BangkokJock, Thank you for taking the time to review Shotover Jet. We are delighted that you had an amazing jet boat adventure with us here. We think that being the only company permitted to operate through these canyons, combined with all the refreshing...More

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Wendy B
28 January 2018|
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Response from Herculan | Reviewed this property |
About 30-40 minutes depending on how many boats are on the river it is great fun sit up the back on the left closest to the side
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Netboyz
23 October 2017|
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Response from parasghiya | Reviewed this property |
45min before
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Netboyz
21 October 2017|
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Response from Yolksonntoast | Reviewed this property |
yes they have a free shuttle to and from
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