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About Shotover Jet
World famous as the ultimate jet boating experience, Shotover Jet has thrilled almost 4 million people since 1965 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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Churning rapids and towering cliffs make the Shotover River a thrilling experience by jet boat, and this high-speed tour gets you spinning, fishtailing, and skimming across the surface. Frequent departures from Queenstown means you can easily tailor a time to fit your schedule, while the included round-trip transport means you don’t need a car and ensures maximum adventure time on the Shotover River.
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Vicki D wrote a review Sep 2022
Greater Newcastle, Australia60 contributions20 helpful votes
Absolutely amazing experience. Goofy our driver made it safe yet exhilarating. Loved every minute of it. Dress warm.
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Date of experience: September 2022
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Hilma Thieme wrote a review Sep 2022
Auckland, New Zealand7 contributions
Freakn amazeballs!! I would recommend trying to get a seat in the middle of the jet boat and wear gloves. There are heated handheld bars!! The seats are heated!! So absolutely ideal all year round. A must-do when in Queenstown!
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Date of experience: September 2022
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Ina wrote a review Sep 2022
Newcastle, Australia223 contributions4 helpful votes
Must do activity if you are in Queenstown. My husband and I enjoyed our Shotover river extreme jet boat experience. The staff members were nice and friendly. The ride itself was exhilarating and fast. We got a bit wet when doing 360-degree spins but it was worth it. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: August 2022
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Emma B wrote a review Aug 2022
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Matt was a great driver and made the ride so much fun - even when he misjudged a turn and the front row where we were sitting got drenched, it is all part of the experience. Super fun!
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Date of experience: August 2022
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Lee-anne F wrote a review Jul 2022
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This is definitely the best thing to do whilst your in Queenstown.. it’s was action from the first bend of the river AMAZING!!!
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Response from ShotoverJet_CS, Customer Service at Shotover Jet
Responded 31 Jul 2022
Kia ora 328leeannef! Thank you for reiterating us as a Queenstown Must Do activity and it being the highlight of your trip! We certainly agree there is action from the moment you leave the jetty and glad you felt the same! Nga mihi, Sophie
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