Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride

Highlights

  • Maneuverable jet boat can perform 360-degree spins and turns

  • Experience Queenstown's legendary adrenaline sports just outside of town

  • Round-trip transport from a walkable departure point

Summary

Your jet boat excursion starts at a central location in Queenstown. Meet a shuttle bus for the trip to the Shotover River. Departures are available throughout the morning and afternoon, and may be selected when booking. It’s a quick trip from downtown Queenstown to the departure point on the Shotover River. Upon arrival, suit up for the jet boat with personal flotation devices and wet gear to keep out the splashing white water. Hold on tight as the jet boat driver maneuvers through the Shotover River’s narrow canyon walls, squeezing past tight corners and rocky outcroppings. At the end of the trip, get the opportunity to purchase souvenir photos if desired, or simply hop on the shuttle back to Queenstown, where you'll be walking distance from many of the city’s top attractions, restaurants, and hotels.

Tour info

Duration
25 minutes
Group Size
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Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

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.

What’s included?

  • Jet boat ride

  • Complimentary Shuttle from Queenstown (Hourly trips excluding 1pm trip - reservations required)

  • Food and drinks

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 25m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

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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