Rakaia Gorge Jet Boat Tour

Jet Boat Tour
20 ft
12 Guests

About This Boat

 Jet Boat Trips in the Rakaia Gorge Located in Windwhistle, New Zealand

You'll need to hang on tight as our driver skillfully weaves the jet boat through the intricate network of braided river channels, skimming along stony banks and through gushing opalescent blue waters rich with salmon and trout. As you journey through the gorge, the wind ripping through your hair and water spraying with every carefully-calculated twist and turn, soak in the dramatic scenery. Scrub covered hills give way to towering coal and limestone cliffs, in captivating hues of grey and brown, which have been carved out over millions of years. Spot the shags sitting atop the cliffs, poised to dive on their unsuspecting prey, and marvel at the grandeur of the snow-capped Southern Alps. Scream with excitement as the driver spins the boats 360 degrees and the magnificent scenery blurs before your eyes.

Our drivers know the river better than anyone and will unveil to you all its treasures and provide you with access to spots others can only dream of. If you want time on your own, they can drop you off at one of the many remote islands or sandy beaches along the river where you can make your own fun, or simply sit and savour the tranquility and splendour of your surroundings.

Trip Rates (Children Under Under 5 yrs Free)

Bronze Jet: 15 minutes - NZD $ 40.00 (Adult) $ 20.00 (Child)

Silver Jet: 30 minutes NZD - $ 75.00 (Adult) $ 50.00 (Child)

*Discovery Jet: 45 minutes - NZD $ 95.00 (Adult) $ 70.00 (Child)

* This longer trip is where you will travel out through the center of the Rakaia Gorge, up through braided channels, through a good boulder field of rapids, to ever changing high country landscape. With incredible photo opportunities looking out to Mt Hutt and up to the Southern Alps, this trip is highly recommended by our passengers and is well worth the additional money if you have the time available.

We also do 360 degree spins! 

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.


  • Type: Jet Boat Tour
  • Capacity: 12 People
  • Year: 2002
  • Rental Minimum: 1 hour
  • Length: 20 ft
  • Cancellation: Full Refund 5 Days Prior


  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine

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