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US$247.26*
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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.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great fun” (367 reviews)
“canyon walls” (103 reviews)
“instant replay” (46 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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"great fun"
in 367 reviews
"canyon walls"
in 103 reviews
"instant replay"
in 46 reviews
"thrilling ride"
in 88 reviews
"degree spins"
in 66 reviews
"high speed"
in 65 reviews
"boat driver"
in 58 reviews
"life jackets"
in 45 reviews
"great driver"
in 44 reviews
"adrenaline rush"
in 94 reviews
"awesome ride"
in 34 reviews
"awesome experience"
in 62 reviews
"whole family"
in 46 reviews
"beautiful scenery"
in 57 reviews
"new zealand"
in 102 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 55 reviews
"visiting queenstown"
in 43 reviews
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Reviewed today

I was keen, my partner was a little sceptical, we both loved it! Would highly recommend to anyone. Great scenery, great driver (Tim)

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are after speed, this one is for you. You have to hold on tight, make sure your sunnies and beanies are secure. Overall good fun. Good photos and videos were taken, so worth to buy.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was sooo much fun! I was a little terrified at first - takes a minute or two to get comfortable with how fast you are going, but once you get over that hurdle it's awesome!!! We had so much fun - whole boat was...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic experience. Staff were very friendly and professional. The ride was everything and more that we hoped for. Nothing beats the original Shotover experience - I know this sounds like a paid commercial, but it really was that good.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was a fantastic experience at Shotover Jet. The ride was full of fun and surprises. Easy to get to from town center.

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Thank Anna H
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Second time on the Jet and yet again the great people down at shotover showed me and my partner the morning of our lives! We wen't on the earliest Jet and it was a gorgeous, FREEZING morning! So much fun, thanks heaps again for the...More

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Thank Ash N
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was the most incredible jet boat experience. We decided on the 9AM sunrise trip for our visit. Our driver Tim was amazing! He got us so close to the rocks and the 360 spins were great! The drivers definitely put a lot of time...More

Thank Brittney W
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Too much anticipation but at the end it was just ok. The jet trip was enjoyable for the first 10 mins but after that it was just repetitive of the turning and the jet boating. It was too cold on the winter so i think...More

Thank Simon T
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Don't let the price put you off. Worth every penny. What you see from the viewing area is only a fraction of the ride.

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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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