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Address: Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64-3-442-8570
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Was amazing, we all thoroughly enjoyed the ride and would highly recommend it if you are in Queenstown, would absolutely do it again!

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Was amazing, we all thoroughly enjoyed the ride and would highly recommend it if you are in Queenstown, would absolutely do it again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

WOW! WOW! WOW! Intense! Seriously good fun. We took our 6 year old daughter with us and whilst she was a little scared at first, she loved it by the end. It's truly a unique experience- you go so close to the mountain faces- those drivers are mad! Absolutely loved it.

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Southport
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must do in Queenstown. Never fear this adventure the drivers are incredibly experienced and know their limits as well as the limits of the boats. Do It!

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Gladstone, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Shotover Jet was great! Although, we went while it was raining- so cold face + rain = feeling like someone is throwing sand in your face. Wouldn't recommend anyone do it while it's raining- but they try not to do it if it is. Other than that, it was brilliant. Loved the 360's and going ridiculously fast :)

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Shotover Jet is an absolute must do when visiting Queenstown. The jet ride itself is thrilling. Lots of up close scares with rocks in the gorges, tight 360s and pure speed. The views are amazing, in this particularly beautiful area of an unfairly beautiful country. And the jet boat drivers are very entertaining and reassuringly skilled. I was there... More 

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Perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are in Queenstown this is a must do!!! It was great and so exciting. Loved every minute of it.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This a must do in Queenstown! Amazing ride with an amazing view of the river. Our driver team was also very good in providing some background of the place and of course the actual excitement on maneuvering the jet boat! I was seating on the best seat right in front beside the driver. The souvenir video was also well edited... More 

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nevis amazing best thing a father and teenage son could do together !!!! We were apprehensive but addenaline took over hell it was just incredible

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Super fun! Absolutely loved it. The driver was funny and overall the service is great. Prepare to be scared but in a fun way!

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Kate_NTT_Southern, Marketing Coordinator at Shotover Jet, responded to this review

Kia ora Teddie, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you loved your trip on Shotover Jet. Great start to the day! We hope you enjoy the rest of your day. Kind Regards, Kate More 

Snells Beach, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Should have paid $19 for the instant replay on booking because that was a blast! Would definitely do it again. Me & my partner both thoroughly enjoyed it. Very thrilling & great photos

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Kia ora Tammy, Thank you for your reply. The Instant Reply is awesome if one trip on Shotover Jet isn't enough. Great that you and your partner both thoroughly enjoyed it. Safe travels. Kind Regards, Kate More 

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