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Shotover Jet

Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-442 8570
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US$94.00*
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Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride from Queenstown
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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.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“canyon walls” (123 reviews)
“great fun” (370 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 8570
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This we did the first day of our trip and wow it was fun! So close to the canyons in many instances and it made it all the more fun when the driver had fun with us.

Thank Taylor J
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely a must do adrenaline rush in New Zealand. No 1 experience if you don't get a chance (or don't dare) to bungy jump.

Thank James B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A real spinner. 360's in the tightest space in a rocky gorge. We were zipping past jagged rocks and turning extremely tight corners going at 90km in a powerboat. My kids' eyes lit up in pure excitement and terrifying laughter. You can't help but repeat...More

Thank W C
SOJ_CustomerService, Katie Gill, Customer Service Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia ora W C, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so happy that you & your family had an exciting time spinning around with us! The boat drivers certainly are incredible at navigating through the canyons & take great...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Awesome friendly staff that make your ride one to remember. This ride is enjoyable for all ages and a great way to see NZ from another view.More

Thank Craig H
SOJ_CustomerService, Katie Gill, Customer Service Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia ora Craig H, Thank you for your review. We are glad you joined us for a unique & breath-taking ride through dramatic and narrow Shotover Canyons. Our team aim to deliver an amazing & fun experience for all our customers so we are glad...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was so much fun! I loved the 360° spins and how the boat would go so close to the rocks (but always felt safe). Our driver Jeremy was lovely. Make sure you plan for at least two possible days where you have time to...More

Thank dincytea
SOJ_CustomerService, Katie Gill, Customer Service Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Kia ora dincytea, Thank you for your awesome review. The boat drivers certainly are incredible at navigating through the canyons & take great joy in thrilling their passengers! Being the only company permitted to operate through the canyons plus combined with all the 360 spins,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was an awesome activity loved every second of it even though I was very nervous. Great views, excellent drivers and a great adrenaline rushMore

Thank Travelbug238
SOJ_CustomerService, Katie Gill, Customer Service Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Kia ora Travelbug238, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had an awesome jet boat adventure with us here at Shotover Jet. We aim to deliver an amazing experience for all our customers, so we are glad to hear you enjoyed yours....More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did the shot over jet in the morning. It's a must for all... Adventurous safe and fun.. Can ne done by the young, children and the old.. Dress warm amd make sure u have good protection for ur eyes and ears.. the speed amd...More

Thank Dr Apoorva P
SOJ_CustomerService, Katie Gill, Customer Service Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Kia ora Dr Apoorva P, Thank you for taking the time to review Shotover Jet. It is great to hear you had an amazing experience with us. The boat drivers certainly are incredible at navigating through the narrow canyons & take great joy in thrilling...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jumped off the plane and headed straight over. Excellent service, very easy to locate and a general great experience. The staff were great and the driver, particularly, was incredibly impressive. Would definitely recommend. An attraction where I genuinely think you get your money's worth. Thanks...More

Thank Natty B
SOJ_CustomerService, Katie Gill, Customer Service Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Natty B, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had an amazing jet boat adventure with us here at Shotover Jet. Our team aim to deliver an excellent experience for all our customers so we are glad to hear you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely stay with the original - this was great...I tried another a few days ago and it was not exciting at all. Really well organised and safe.More

Thank Chilli6
SOJ_CustomerService, Katie Gill, Customer Service Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora Chilli6, Thank you for your review and simply the best recommendation! We are the only company permitted to operate through these canyons, so that combined with all the 360 spins certainly makes us pretty special. We hope you come back to visit us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such a wild and fun experience. Don't miss It! We saw young kids, as well as quite elderly and they all loved it. Really well operated and an amazing experience. Our driver was phenomenal. Crazy scary, crazy fun. Cold and wet, but they...More

Thank yecats59
SOJ_CustomerService, Katie Gill, Customer Service Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Kia ora yecats59, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are so happy that you had crazy fun on the jet boats at Shotover Jet! The drivers do like to get the passengers a little wet, it’s all part of the...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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