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tailored the ride exactly for us

Blair and his team were so very helpful. I hired the boat to deliver my daughter to her wedding and... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2018
Christchurch, New Zealand

We took a 30 minute tour down the gorge and it was absolutely fantastic! The views were... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Kara K
via mobile
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Blair and his team were so very helpful. I hired the boat to deliver my daughter to her wedding and collect her and the groom after and take them to another part of the river for photographs. They did a try out before the event...More

Thank JabdC
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

We took a 30 minute tour down the gorge and it was absolutely fantastic! The views were breathtaking, the ride was super fun, and we loved Blair (the guide/owner)!!! He even went out of his way to help us find some lost credit cards :)...More

Thank Kara K
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We made an unplanned visit to the Gorge whilst driving and made it on to the last ride of the day. What a brilliant location! The driver was a true local and stopped at all the relevant spots to show us the highlights including brilliant...More

Thank RossD0001
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We took the 30 min trip and a drop off at the start of the gorge walk. The journey was great fun and the operator (also the owner) provided a very interesting commentary on the gorge. We had fun, learnt a little and were dropped...More

Thank arthur1999
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

If you like fast boats, excitement, and some nature... This is the place to be. Don't expect a slow ride up the gorge...this is fast paced and adrenaline pumped (with a few stops to take in the scenery and make photo's) Would do it again.

Thank Hans-Smeets
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Wow, how great was this Jet ride. What magnificent views and mountains in the Rakaia Gorge. Fantastic driver! was an awesome experience to see this part of New Zealand. Highly recommended! 10/10 MUST DO THIS!!

Thank chris_cairns
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We booked thru a family member who recommended Blair and his jet boat, what a thrill it was, blair was friendly, informative and thru the trip he stopped and took pictures off the groups on board, That was so good off him. whilst it was...More

Thank susie622
Reviewed 25 April 2016

What a ride!!!!!!!! We went on the jet boat ride up the beautiful Rakia Gorge with John our jet boat driver. We had a fabulous time, John very professional and knowledgeable of the area and a great jet boat driver. Plenty of thrills

Thank lacollins1
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Forget the hype, forget the slick marketing, forget the crowded boats, forget the get-them-in-get-them-out mentality, forget the high prices - forget the Shotover and welcome to the real deal - a growler of a boat, an owner-operator who is completely hands on and extends a...More

Thank Alistair A
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

We spent over 5 hours with Blair & his team on a fishing jet boat trip with our 13 & 11 year old boys. Amazing & memorable day. Stunning scenery, exciting jet boating & great service. Our kids summed it up nicely with 2 comments...More

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3 January 2015|
Response from Blair G | Property representative |
Lots of people have experienced the Jet/horse combo and everyone loves it.