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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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Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride from Queenstown

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A bit pricey as it only lasts about 20 minutes but beautiful scenery along the river. The boat ride is great fun & exciting as goes very close to the edges. Depending on where... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A bit pricey as it only lasts about 20 minutes but beautiful scenery along the river. The boat ride is great fun & exciting as goes very close to the edges. Depending on where you sit you may get very wet even with the rain coat they provide so ensure you have a change of clothes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Good adrenaline pumping ride...The spins that they do and jetting past the rocks at arm's length and at super high speed makes an awesome and thrilling ride. This is a "must do" in my opinion. And I found it absolutely safe. My four year old son came along with me and found it incredible..So did I!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Popping into the office to see what times were available. I was on a bus and in a jet boat writhing 30minutes! Such an experience and highly recommend! Thanks for making another part of my stay in Queenstown easy and astounding!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A truly exhilarating trip which can't be compared to other jetboat trips (we did Dart River Funyak, which includes a jetboat trip - see separate review). Jetting close through the canyon, close to the jagged rocks was the main attraction. However, it is somewhat disconcerting riding on a fast and loud jetboat to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A thrilling way to see some of the hidden scenery in Queenstown. Driver made sure we all had fun and got wet. Lots of fun for the whole family, if everyone is brave enough!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Loved it all! The bus trip to the river, The jet boat The speed The scary precise proximity to the rock canyon as we roared along the river!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This tour was amazing fun. The bus to and from the location was so helpful and the information shared on this ride was great. The views at the location are amazing and staff are all so kind. We had a lot of fun on this activity. The boat was very fast and quite a thrill while not being overly frightening... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Awesome experience and a must do in Queenstown! Highly recommended! Thanks Andy for your driving and expertise :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Amazing ride, you come so close to the rocks! The canyons look quite different when you're zooming through them on the water :-) The driver was really nice too. Dress warmly in winter, waterproof coat provided.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Last time I did this, I was 13. I had so much fun then. Now I'm 48 and it was as great and as much fun as I remember. A must do when in Queenstown.

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Address: Shotover Jet Beach, Gorge Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64-3-442-8570
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown

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