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Queenstown 60 minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers provided by KJet

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

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Overview
Get your adrenaline fix on a thrilling jet-boat ride around Lake Wakatipu in Queenstown. Hang on tight as you zip across the water, reach speeds of up to 60 mph (95 kph), and perform daring stunts such as fish-tails and 360-degree spins. As you catch your breath, enjoy stunning views of Remarkables Mountain Range, the Kawarau River, and the Shotover River.
Highlights
  • High-speed jet boat ride with up to one hour on the water
  • Experience thrilling 360-degree spins and fishtails
  • Spectacular views of Lake Wakatipu and the Remarkables Mountains
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departures to fit your itinerary
Important Information
Departure Point
KJet Queenstown, Main Town Pier, Marine Parade, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 1-hour jet boat ride
  • Driver/guide
  • Wet weather/spray jackets
  • Life vests supplied
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum age is 2 years
  • Please wear comfortable shoes, jacket and sun protection
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 140 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Shontelle F wrote a review Mar 2020
New South Wales, Australia36 contributions6 helpful votes
Really fantastic experience, was really fun on the water, but not overboard scary. Would definitely recommend if you're nervous about the activities in Queenstown as you don't need to do anything and they make you feel very safe!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from KJetQueenstown, Front Office Manager at Queenstown 60 minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hey Shontelle, Thanks so much for leaving a great review of the Big Yellows. So glad you had a good time, and a great time in Queenstown. Cheers The KJet team
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Amanda O wrote a review Mar 2020
Tauranga, New Zealand17 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent Skipper, full of great information. Greeting staff the best. Reccomend you do the SHOT OVER with K Jet. A++++++
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Response from KJetQueenstown, Front Office Manager at Queenstown 60 minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hey there Thanks for leaving a 5 star review for the Big Yellows! Hope you had a great time in Queenstown. Kind Regards The KJet Team
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Colin vE wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions
Really awesome jet boat ride! The guide was really nice and made me feel safe during the whole trip. I can only recommend this activity 👍
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from KJetQueenstown, Front Office Manager at Queenstown 60 minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hey Colin, Thanks so much for leaving an awesome review for the Big Yellows! Our drivers spend lots of time training up and down the rivers, and we will pass on your message to them. Have a great rest of your time in Queenstown! Cheers The KJet team
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Brendan F wrote a review Mar 2020
Banff National Park, Canada21 contributions3 helpful votes
My partner and I loved the Kjet experience, special shout out to Anna for booking us on a tour last minute and making sure we were comfortable during the experience. Also big shoutout to Callum for showing us what a jet boat can do out on the lake and rivers. Would highly
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from KJetQueenstown, Front Office Manager at Queenstown 60 minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers
Responded 3 weeks ago
Hey Brendan, Thanks so much for leaving an AWESOME review for our Jet boat trip! We will pass on your message to Anna and Callum, our staff are pretty awesome :) Have a great day! Cheers The KJet team
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Antz wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution
Me and a friend did a trip with a guy called vaughen. Everything from the commentary to the gear used was 10/10. Highly recommend!!!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from KJetQueenstown, Front Office Manager at Queenstown 60 minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers
Responded 04 Mar 2020
Hey Ants, Thanks so much for leaving a 5 star review from KJet! We will pass on your comments to Vaughan. Hope you enjoyed the rest of your time in Queenstown. Cheers the KJet team
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About the operator

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Jmh1234567890
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Time tripper
Myself and friends done the time tripper today! So amazing and we learnt so much! The change made to the under wate
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283quintonl
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One of the best jet boat in Queenstown!
I took the 1-hour tour with Kjet, which covers the lake, main river, and small river. The driver is very kind and k
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kyliejanel
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KJet river speed cruise
Spectacular! An incredible experience, a definite must do! Breath-taking scenery, fabulous service, and so much fun
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millerbecca
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Awesome fun
People said we wouldn’t enjoy this having a jet ski and boat of our own but it was fantastic! Kids loved it. Scener
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Phillip H
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Fast!!
Me and my 11 year old went on. Was well worth it. We did break down on way back and stayed at a jetty for replaceme
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Gaiaonthemove
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Must Try!
It was such a fun experience with KJet! Definitely something that you must try in NZ. And should you hit on the
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mattybaig
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Fun but not high adrenaline
Wasn’t sure whether to go the KJet or Shotover Jet but found a good deal for the KJet.... not high adrenaline but a
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Sporty-Martin
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Great fun
The trip over the lake is enjoyable and is different to most other providers. Speed, good banter with the driver. L
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backpackersal
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Fun
It's a lot of fun and it's got some nice views! Definitely wear sunglasses though to protect yourself from the wind
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kaidia2017
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KJet Queenstown
This Ride was well worth the experience. The thrilling hour long ride showcases great views of The Shotover & Kawar
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mikei443
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Wow !!!!!
This has to be the best experience ever , the best hour ever ! Great value and not only a thrilling ride but great
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118grantw
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Great adrenaline rush
Both my wife and I did the KJet and enjoyed it . It was fast and exciting would recommend to be done when in Queens
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Ingie_anne
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Bloody good fun!
This fun, fly around the water areas, of Lake Wakatipu, Shotover River and Kawarau River was the best. One whole h
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dpage4
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Need for speed
After doing the shotover a few times I was hesitant as to how this would compare. Firstly the heated handrails won
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MowgliC
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Best price for longest ride
We had so much fun on this trip. We got a hours worth of boating for the same price you’d pay at the others for onl
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Key Details
  • Lake Wakatipu, Kawarau River, and 1 more
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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