60 Minute Jet Boat Ride in Queenstown, New Zealand
A 60-Minute Jet Boat Experience on Kawarau River, ready to book! Rates as low as $135 NZD per person. Rates: • 60 Minutes: From $135 NZD per person What You Can Expect: Discover Queenstown’s untouched and pristine wilderness during your authentic jet boat adventure along the historic Kawarau River. Experience one hour of exhilarating adventure. World famous 360° spins, skim the shallows at speeds of up to 90 kmph. We can boast the furthest distance traveled on the lake with a whopping 44 km covered. We will get you up close and personal with the lakes edge and be sure to hold on to your hats as we navigate under not one, but two bridges at speed. Know that our guides are highly experienced and passionate about their epic job, I mean who wouldn’t be? In-between the thrilling spins and power stretches of the lake you will indulge in some excellent commentary. Trip Details • One hour thrilling Jet Boat ride down the Kawarau River • Famous 360 degree spins • Expert and passionate guides • Option to upgrade to a Jet to Raft adventure • Perfect for all ages • Epic way to explore Queenstown from the lake • Duration:60 Minutes • Departs:10 am, 11am, 2 pm, 3 pm & 4 pm • Trip leaving from Queenstown What’s included? • One hour thrilling Jet Boat ride • 360 degree spins • Spray jacket, life vest and goggles should you require • Guaranteed epic views • Furthest distance travelled than any other Jet Boat Why us? • Twin V8 engines delivering 820 horse power • 360 degree spins + upto 95KMPH • We go further than anyone else! 47km up the historic Kawarau River • 1 hour Jet Boat experience, longest in town • Starts from Thunder Bay next to Steamer Wharf in the heart of Queenstown What we provide? • Spray Jacket • Life Jacket What to bring? Please bring sensible clothing and footwear. You are more than welcome to wear your sunglasses, hats and other accessories should they be securely fastened to your body – if they fly off, we can’t pick them up. Don’t forget to bring your camera, Go Pro’s and video devices. Selfie sticks are also welcome! We want to see your adventure! • Summer - Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Warm Jacket & Camera (at own risk) • Winter - Sunscreen, Hats, Gloves, Sunglasses, Warm jacket & Camera (at own risk) Our Boats • 820 horsepower twin V8 Engines • Marine sound system • Self-draining deck • Built in floatation tanks • Hamilton Jets 213 jet pumps • Designed by Mackraft Jet Boats in Bluff If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is included.
- A captain is provided by the listing owner to host and operate the trip.
- 15 guests
- Tours, Lessons, and Diving
- Jet Boat Tour
The most important thing you should know about us is... We are passionate about showcasing our backyard by offering genuine 'Kiwi' adventures with personality and value.Our mission is to deliver safe adventures with fun, personality and pride, creating a unique personal experience. We promise to provide a rewarding, stimulating and satisfying environment for all employees, whilst making it a fun, motivating place to work. Safety is at the heart of what we do and we will not put people in situations where safety is compromised. With a reliance on our natural environment we seek to be respectful of our natural environment and be as eco-friendly as possible.To always be aware that customer staff safety and a respect for the environment influences every decision we make. The team are excited to be part of the changing landscape in the Adventure Tourism Industry with new safety regulations coming into force and are a fully credited Adventure Activity Operator (AAO) having passed our audit by Worksafe New Zealand (valid Nov 2014 - Nov 2017). We are passionate and committed to kayaking, boating, safety and the environment. Most of all we are looking forward to showcasing our spectacular region and having some summer-time fun!
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 5 days prior.
Additional Terms & Information
Frequently Asked Questions How old do you have to be to ride with Thunder Jet? There are no age limits, however we are unable to take children under 13kg. What are your weight restrictions? You just need to be over 13 kg. There are no upper weight limits. Will I get wet? It is not our intention to get you wet however we can’t control the weather and sometimes our spins can get a little powerful. Meaning you may experience a light spray of water but that’s why we give you spray jackets. Can I take my camera? Of course! The Jet Boats travel at high speed and take you to some epic photo spots. Just keep it covered when we spin, we wouldn’t want it getting wet. Go Pro’s and selfie sticks are also welcome, just hold on during those spins. Can I take my bag? Unless you require your bag on the boat for medical reasons we suggest you leave it with us on land. We have lockers that we can store your belongings in until you return from your experience. Can I bring my kids? Yes. Jet Boating is an excellent family activity to be enjoyed by all. Bring your kids, they will love it! Will I get seasick on the Jet Boat? Hopefully you won’t. Our Jet Boats travel at speed and we throw in a few 360-degree spins, however if you’re feeling a little queasy just let the driver know. Can I ride on the jet boat if I am pregnant? We don’t suggest you Jet Boat if you are pregnant, sorry!