Jet Boat Queenstown

Jet Boat Queenstown

Jet boat Queenstown combines an exhilarating activity with the stunning and dramatic landscapes of Queenstown. Hold on tight as you feel the Jet boat skim over the waters and take gut wrenching twists and turns along the Kawarau river. Enjoy the magnificent views of the imposing canyons, majestic peaks of the Remarkables mountain range and beautiful wilderness of Queenstown as you course over the white rapids on your fast paced Jet boats. The stunning scenery is an added bonus to an extremely exciting and fast paced activity.

Brace yourself for this 25 to 30 minutes jet boat ride which is pure adrenaline as you course through the River at 95 kmph and take 360 degree turns in shallow and deep waters alike. You can even combine your jet boat ride in Queenstown with another adventure activity like river rafting, a wilderness exploration tour, a funyak canoe tour and many others.

Book Jet Boat Queenstown Tickets Online

Jet Boat Queenstown is one of the most incredible adventure activities in Queenstown for thrill seekers all over the world. Hold on to your seats as the driver of your jet boat navigates the narrow canyons and sharp twists and turns of the river. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the cliffs and snow capped mountain peaks of the Remarkable range, also you can skim over the white rapids.

Book your tickets online in advance to ensure a confirmed ticket on the date you plan to indulge in Jet Boating. Pre booking your tickets will also make sure you don't waste your precious vacation time waiting in line, or amongst the crowds. Booking online will also get you great deals and discounts making your tour budgeted enough.

Package Options for Jet Boat Queenstown

Queenstown Jet 1 Hour Ride on Lake Wakatipu and Kawarau River

Experience the jet boat ride in Queenstown, for 1 hour ride with sharp twists and turns along the Kawarau river. Ride in speed to experience the thrill of the rapids of the river along with the drivers Commentary, while enjoying the stunning scenery of the cliffs and Gorges of Kawarau River. Also you can partake in a race across Lake Wakatipu, to add adventure to your tour.

Queenstown Jet 25-minute Jet Boat ride

With this ride you get to discover the untouched and pristine beauty of the wilderness around Queenstown. This exhilarating experience of 25 minutes ride on a fast paced jet boat will take you on 360 degree spin as you skim over the water at the speed of 95 km per hour. If you have time to catch your breath you will be able to see the beautiful snow-capped mountains and the spectacular river Canyons as you zip past them.

Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride in Queenstown

Get your adrenaline high with this extreme jet boat ride on the Shotover River package. The River is famous for its nerve-wracking gorges and rapids. As the jet boat skims, spins and fishtails into 360 degree turns feel the excitement and thrill of Queenstown Jet Boat excursion. Hold on to your seats as the jet boat driver goes over the white water Rapids and passes through narrow walls of the canyons that lines the Shotover river

Queenstown 60-minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers

Get your heart racing with this exhilarating 1 hour jet boat ride in the Shotover and Kawarau river. Hold on tight as the jet boat takes you on a high speed rollercoaster ride over the water. On this route you will get amazing views of the famous Remarkables Mountain Range.

Queenstown Kawarau River Rafting and Jet Boat

With this package you get to combine two of the most iconic adventure activities of Queenstown. You start with a jet boat ride in Queenstown as you discover the Kawarau river and its scenic wilderness thereafter to jump straight onto a raft and get on with the Kawarau River rafting team. Further you paddle through the historic Kawarau gorge, wineries to make it memorable and try another voluntary cliff jump activity that has been added to the package. In the end tackle the famous 400m Dog Leg rapid to complete the trip.

Private Arrival Transfer: Queenstown Airport to Hotel by Jet Boat

With this package choose to enter Queenstown on a private jet boat down the Kawarau river as you zip over water while heading towards your Queenstown hotel. With this jet boat ride in Queenstown you get to directly board the jet boat as you step out of the airport itself and enroute to the hotel to enjoy the high-speed ride as well as the fantastic view of the Remarkables Mountain range.

Know Before You Go Jet Boat Queenstown

Essential Information
  • Location:No 3, Arthurs Point, Gorge Road, Queenstown.

  • Timings:Jet Boat Queenstown operates 7 days a week and the office is open from 9am till 5 pm. The jet boat trips run every hour right from 10 am till 4 pm. If the weather and river conditions permit.

  • How to Get There:Self drive: the river base is located on Gorge road at 3 Arthurs Point and you can easily drive there. You will need to travel on Gorge Road heading towards Arthur's point and Coronet Peak, continue on this road till you come across a large one lane Bridge known as the Edith Cavell Bridge. Cross the Bridge and you will reach your destination. Shuttle service: There is a complimentary shuttle service that operates specially just for the 11 am and 3 pm jet boat rides. Customers will need to report at the desk 45 minutes before the trip time

  • Free Wi-Fi facilities are available at jet boat Queenstown
  • Toilets and washrooms are available in the office
  • There is a baby changing area
  • There is disabled parking and access for visitors who wish to watch the rides
  • There are several outdoor seating areas where visitors can enjoy watching the jet boats as well as the stunning scenery around.
  • There is a retail shop if you wish to purchase anything
  • Video and photography services are also available

Why go for Jet Boat Queenstown

  • Jet Boat Queenstown ride is one of the most exciting and adrenaline pumping adventure sports in Queenstown where the fast paced Jet boat speeds around corners, skims over the rapids and squeezes past narrow canyons that surround the Kawarau River and the famous Shotover River.
  • Visitors come from all over the world to experience this thrilling activity as the Jet boat takes a 360 degree spins on the white rapids of the rivers.
  • If you love speed and adventure then a Jet boat ride in Queenstown is an unmissable activity.
  • The ride is further enhanced with the stunning views of the surrounding area like the snow capped peaks of the Remarkables mountain range.
  • You can combine these Jet boat rides with another adventure like water rafting, or you can choose to enter Queenstown in style by getting on a Jet boat right from the airport then head to your hotel.

FAQs for Jet Boat Queenstown

What would be the best time to go for a Jet Boat Queenstown ride?

The best time for Jet Boat rides in Queenstown is during the summer months between December to February as the weather is perfect for it. However, this activity is a year round attraction and you can enjoy it anytime of the year.

Do you need to book Jet Boat Queenstown tickets in advance?

It is best to book Jet Boat Queenstown tickets in advance to make sure you get your tickets without standing in an endless line. By booking these tickets in advance you will get many offers and your own date of the tour.

What is special about Jet Boat Queenstown?

Jet Boat Queenstown is the best way to explore the wild twists and turns of Kawarau River and Shotover River of Queenstown. You can skim over the water, enjoy the swishing of the jet boat around corners and go past narrow rocky gorges on a high speed jet boat. You can pick from white water rides to wilderness tours or even combo packages by clubbing your favorite activities from a long list of things to do in Jet Boat Queenstown.

What is the ticket price for Jet Boat Queenstown?

Prices of the Jet boat Queenstown tour starts from 150 NZD to about 300 NZD depending on the package, route and the combo Deals you choose

What is the maximum no. of people allowed in Jet Boat Queenstown ride?

The maximum number of people allowed on the Jet Boat ride in Queenstown is 14.

Are the Jet Boat Queenstown tickets price same for everyone?

No, pricing varies from age to age as children from ages 5 - 14 you will be paying child pricing which is around 80 NZD while children between the ages of 2 to 4 are allowed complimentary seating on board with a paying and attending adult onboard. Adults and senior citizens have different rates starting from 140 NZD.

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