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Shotover Jet

Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8570
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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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“canyon walls” (125 reviews)
“great fun” (381 reviews)
“instant replay” (45 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8570
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a blast. All 6 of us enjoyed it. The company is easy to deal with. I pre-booked from the US. The boat driver was excellent . We felt very safe and it was really fun. The views are stunning. It wasn’t like any...More

Thank Terri G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While the ride itself was satisfactory, run by competent staff - the firm grossly overstates the ride length. On this occasion, the boat was running late and they made up the time by shortening the ride length - down from the purported 25 mins to...More

Thank Amber S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The shotover jet is a great experience to start your Queenstown trip. Try getting a place right in the front to maximise the thrill. A beautiful spot is to click some good pictures before or after the activity the one in front of the bridge....More

Thank Sidhartha34
Reviewed 3 days ago

What can I say ? Everything was well organised and so ,so much fun . You only live once ,Just do it .You will definitely regret it if you don't

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Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was a bit apprehensive about the jetboat ride as I'm not into scary thrills, but it was fantastic and not scary at all - just great fun and in such a beautiful setting with really excellent customer service. Our driver Matt was really great....More

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Thank Toni W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic, well worth it. Pick up from Queenstown to boarding the jet boat was well organised. The boat driver was great and gave us plenty of thrills to remember for a life time!

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Thank skywalker2005
Reviewed 3 days ago

This ride never fails to delight me or anyone else I bring along. There are plenty of jet boat options in Queenstown but this is the only one allowed in this particular part of the river and it’s the most exciting part of the river....More

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Thank beccagreenleaf
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fun invigorating ride. Loved it. Easy to find. Staff was very friendly. I would recommend it to my friends.

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Thank Kurt D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very professional from the start. The ride was both exciting and scenic. Both drivers were great. This is an attraction that we would repeat on our next visit. Thanks

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23 October 2017|
Response from parasghiya | Reviewed this property |
45min before
21 October 2017|
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Response from Yolksonntoast | Reviewed this property |
yes they have a free shuttle to and from
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😊