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Address: Shotover Jet Beach, Gorge Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64-3-442-8570
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Description: World famous as the ultimate jet boating experience, Shotover Jet has...
World famous as the ultimate jet boating experience, Shotover Jet has thrilled over 3 million people since 1970, and now it's your turn! Take a unique breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow Canyons, and hold on tight for Queenstown's only exhilarating full 360° spins. 'Can you handle the canyons?' with award winning Shotover Jet, 'The World's Most Exciting Jet Boating Ride' and the only company permitted to operate in the spectacular Shotover River Canyons.
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Was on my bucket list. Did it. Loved it. Don't care what people say, if you're in Queenstown, you absolutely have to Shotover!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Was on my bucket list. Did it. Loved it. Don't care what people say, if you're in Queenstown, you absolutely have to Shotover!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Awesome! Thrilling! Professional! The best adventure thrill! Go do it NOW!!! Even in the freezing cold, go do it. The drivers are brilliant and will wake you up!!

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New York
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

We went for the shotover jet ride expecting something truly remarkable. This is a high speed jet boat can go upto 69 mph over very little water in shotover River rapids. The boat does 360 degree spins which were awesome. High rise canyons with beautiful blue water is a beautiful setting. At that speed water sprays hit your face like... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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69 reviews 69 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Beautiful day in Queenstown luckily when we booked the ride. What else can I see my daughter of 4years old to my mother of 70years old had a blast.

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

There is absolutely nothing to dislike about this attraction. The ride was 25 minutes of fun and adrenalin rush provided y Ryan, our driver

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Haldwani, India
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

It's an amazing ride! Loved the Speed! It's Thrilling! Had a great time! The Pics and Videos are a little expensive but the impulse got us and we bought them! Overall, it was great fun!

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Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We spent a month touring in a campervan, now if that's not an extreme sport I don't know what is! As a bit of a petrol head, I have always loved watching jet boats skimming the rocks and gliding over riverbeds far to shallow for convectional boats and NZ is the home of the jet boat .There are lots of... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Wow, what an awesome experience. Our driver, Nick, was talented and great company and we loved our thrilling ride around the beautiful Shotover river. My only tip - wear gloves and a beanie, it's chilly out there!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Like any things in a tourism-based town, the value for the price can often leave a little to be desired. That being said, flying through the Shotover River canyons in a jet boat on a beautiful day is hard to beat. Shotover Jet runs a good operation from pick-up in Queenstown to the return. Though I heard the ride can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This was so much fun. We did our booking online and reached the station house as per timing mentioned. The young staff there was friendly and helpful and guided us to our bus. The driver was sweet and told us what to expect and about the safety guidelines as he drove us to the activity venue. I loved the little... More 

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