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Shotover Jet

Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8570
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US$255.80*
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Queenstown Twin Challenge (Jet Boat Ride and White Water Rafting)
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Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride from Queenstown
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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.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“canyon walls” (124 reviews)
“great fun” (374 reviews)
“instant replay” (42 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 8570
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Thank trish r
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our ride was spoiled by the awfully rude attendant that handed out the life jackets. This is an expensive ride and you expect nice and friendly people. It is very unfortunate that one person can ruin the experience.More

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

Kia ora Jose V We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service, therefore I am extremely disappointed and concerned to hear that you believe your experience with my staff has not been satisfactory. I would like to thank you for your feedback, as it is...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Brilliant fun experience on the original jet boating experience. Rely enjoyed this, the driver was great in ensuring ensurig we had plenty of thrills and 360 turns Definitely need to do if your in Queenstown!More

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SOJ_CustomerService, Assistant Photo & Retail Team Leader at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Nicole, Thank you for your review. We are thrilled to hear you really enjoyed your Shotover Jet experience. We aim to deliver a world class jet boat adventure & are the only company permitted to operate through these canyons, so that combined with...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

A must do when in Queenstown, Shotover Jet is a exciting ride through through the canyon with breathtaking scenery.

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Thank 744margaret
SOJ_CustomerService, Assistant Photo & Retail Team Leader at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Margaret, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you had an exciting time with us here at Shotover Jet. The scenery down the canyons certainly is breathtaking. Enjoy the rest of your travels. Nga Mihi (Kind Regards), Ashleigh

Reviewed 5 days ago

great ride, been on a few jet boat rides but this is the best so far, very good driver, stunning scenery and quite a long ride.More

Thank Timothy C
SOJ_CustomerService, Assistant Photo & Retail Team Leader at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Timothy, Thank you for your review. We are thrilled to hear you had a fantastic experience with us here at Shotover Jet. The boat drivers certainly are great at navigating through the canyons & take great joy in thrilling their passengers! Enjoy the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Another big tick off the bucket list is to do the shotover jet. It's much better than the speed boat rides you get in harbours or lakes because of the closeness you get to the rocks on either side of the narrow gorge and the...More

Thank Richard G
SOJ_CustomerService, Assistant Photo & Retail Team Leader at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora Richard, Thank you for your review. We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your Shotover Jet experience and got to tick it off your bucket list. Being the only company permitted to operate through the canyons plus combined with all the 360 spins,...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So much fun! Drivers are great. Loved it. Must do in Queenstown!! The view is breathtaking and the thrill a minute vibe is awesome. Loved the whole experience!More

Thank heidsonholidays
SOJ_CustomerService, Assistant Photo & Retail Team Leader at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Kia Ora, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you had a fun time on the Shotover Jet and that you enjoyed the breathtaking views of the canyons. The boat drivers certainly are great at navigating through the canyons & take great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! What a great experience on the Shotover Jet! We visited with our two sons aged 8 and 10 and bought the family pass. We all had such a great time zooming along the narrow Shotover River. You are taken right up close to the...More

Thank nzajt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a bit reluctant as on a previous jet boat ride earlier in the summer I got very sick...but thought I would give it another try. No doubt it is exhilarating, but too much for me. However, everyone else LOVED it. The 360's and...More

Thank ShaybaShayba
Reviewed 1 week ago

What an awesome experience shototover is. From the nail biting speed, over 80kph, with which the driver takes you through the narrow canyons to the 360 degree spinouts, our ride was a thrill a minute adventure that only this part of the world has on...More

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ankurmalik83
17 March 2017|
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Response from srikanthbharadwaj | Reviewed this property |
Yes! You can easily do the skyline luge in the morning and keep the shotover jet for the afternoon! But pls keep in mind not to have heavy lunch in the afternoon! As it may cause nausea😊
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Sheryn S
5 December 2016|
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Response from Anita W | Reviewed this property |
Ours was 15mins in the boat. Disappointing.
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FeetForTravel
11 September 2016|
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Response from Kernaghan K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We went with the original Shotover Jet company that runs on the Shotover Canyon. Look up shotoverjet on Google. They are the bright red boats and have rides every 15 - 30 minutes all day, weather permitting. It's all on... More
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