Shotover Jet, Queenstown

4.7
#1 of 1,506 in Tours in New Zealand
Combining the classic New Zealand invention of the jet boat with the kiwi culture of adventure, Shotover Jet has become part of the fabric of what is quintessentially 'New Zealand'. People from all over the world and New Zealand visit Queenstown for two main reasons, scenery and adventure; Shotover Jet combines both of these in a unique, exhilarating and unforgettable way and is for many people the highlight of their Queenstown and New Zealand holiday.
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  • this is a real fun activity and scary . there is a lot to see while you are on the tour . you cant take pictures  more »
  • What an adrenaline rush!! Scenery the staff, boat, horsepower, driver and driving were all outstanding.  more »
  • Heart pumping ride on a sunny Sunday. Beautiful scenery through the river canyon. Our driver, Ollie, gave us information about the area and the boat at occasional stops, allowing us to ask questions.....  more »
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  • Honestly one of the best experiences in my life. This Shotover Jet company are official. Only only have they been going at it for a very long time but they had many celebrities that trust them even prince Harry took a ride with them. We landed the same day and came straight to this place and wow. I recommend this to anyone starting off New Zealand. This was super fun and so cool how fast and control the drivers were when it came to hitting these so close corners but we felt 100% safe during the whole drive. I highly recommend it and also try to sit down on the edge of the boat you really get to see how close you are. Also if you have a go pro wear it on your head they will allow it worth the head strap. Also no phones on the bot they have a safe bin to drop it off before you enter the boat. Your belongings will be safe. Like I said again I highly recommend it you will not be disappointed.
  • Great thrill. Skilled drivers and very funny too. We had a good amount of splashes and 360 spins. Enjoyed every second of the experience very much. Quite pricey though
  • Definitely a thrilling experience. My husband and I did this early in the morning and it definitely woke us up for the day! We felt very safe during the experience and loved the 360 spins and getting splashed by freezing cold water, very refreshing! Highly recommend to anyone visiting Queenstown
  • This was fantastic! Need say no more!! Do it! The boats are amazing!!! The drivers incredible!! The whole experience so easy and awesome. Just two of us went last minute without a booking, we were very lucky that they had availability for us with no booking. So make sure to book : )
  • Went early morning at 9am. Wonderful experience. The way they go through narrow spaces at such high speed is thrilling. Loved the 360 spin. Absolute fun! Can’t miss when in Queenstown!

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