Jet Boat Tour - 25 Minutes Exciting Ride in Queenstown, Otago
Discover Queenstown as we race down the Kawarau river on a 25 minute Jet Boat Tour! Rates as low as $69 NZD per person. Rates: • 25 Minutes: From $69 NZD per person What You Can Expect: Experience 25 minutes of exhilarating adventure starting right in the heart of Queenstown’s town centre. Meet your driver and your chosen vessel for an adrenaline rush like no other. We offer you an electric 25 minute ride. Filled with speed, thrills and even more of those famous 360 degree spins. Hold on as we race faster than ever before down Lake Wakatipu. We will get you up close and personal with the lakes edge, skimming past trees and any obstacles in our way and be sure to hold on to your hats as we navigate under not one, but two bridges at speed. Our experience is champion in the jet boat game and we can’t wait to give you the ride of your life. • 25 minute exciting ride to the Kawarau River • Expert and passionate guides • Option to upgrade to the 60 minute Thunder Jet • Perfect for the family • Awesome way to experience Jet Boating if your strapped for time • Departs:10am to 6pm (every 1/2 hr) What’s included • 25 minute thrilling Jet Boat ride • 360 degree spins • Spray jacket, life vest and goggles (should you require) • Guaranteed epic views Why us? • Twin V8 engines delivering 820 horse power • 360 degree spins + upto 90 KMPH • We go further than anyone else! 44km up the historic Kawarau River • 1 hour or 25 minutes Jet Boat experience, longest in town 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.
- 12 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!
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
- Galley Stove & Oven
- Wheel steering
- Inboard Engine
- CD Player
- Chart Plotter
- Twin Engine
- Fuel type: Diesel
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 13kg. 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!