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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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$91.91*
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Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride from Queenstown
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$249.99*
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Queenstown Twin Challenge (Jet Boat Ride and White Water Rafting)

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Feel the rush and see the close turns....

Do it ... Do it... Do it... you won't regret... as long as you are fit and no back injuries... Do it. No words can describe the fun the rush the excitement. Unless you prefer... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Kota Kinabalu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Do it ... Do it... Do it... you won't regret... as long as you are fit and no back injuries... Do it. No words can describe the fun the rush the excitement. Unless you prefer activities that are slow as snails.... hahaha....

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Belgrade, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's fast and great! Good experience to do in Auckland. It's 30 minutos on a jet boat, you will do 360 spinning and drive 90 km per hour on a narrow river next to the rocks ! I enjoy it very much! In the end you can buy the movie or a pack of fotos of your experience!

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South Jordan, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the most thrilling things I have every done. It really got my adrenalin pumping. There are 2 dofferent Shot over companies in Queenstown, but the one that does the actual gorge is the most exciting. I have done both of them. One can make the reservation in Queenstown or get more information on line.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

In the local vernacular this river trip ( a description that does it little justice!) was "awesome" AJ gave us a ride to remember - skirting rocks and shale within inches to the accompaniment of shrieks and screams - it certainly wasn't for the faint hearted. Don't expect to remain dry - at least not with AJ - on watching... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We has such a great time at the shot over!! Our driver was entertaining, helpful and amazing. We cant wait to come back,

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SOJ_CustomerService, Front Office Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this review

Kia ora, Thanks for your review. We're so glad to had a great time with us at Shotover Jet! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to Queenstown! Nga mihi, Kristyn More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A must do in Queenstown - if it's warm you don't need the rain jacket - go on enjoy!!! An exciting experience that all ages can enjoy - unforgettable!!!

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SOJ_CustomerService, Guest Relations Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this review

Kia ora Skippett, If it is warm yes you do not need the spray jacket. What harm does a little light spray do anyway!? Glad it was unforgettable. Come back and see us again soon. Tom More 

Woodside, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would have enjoyed this much more if it was a sunny + warm day. We did it in the cool, drizzle, so it was not ideal conditions. I would highly recommend only doing this event on non-rainy days. I'm sure it would have been a blast in better weather.

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SOJ_CustomerService, Guest Relations Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this review

Kia ora thank you for your review. Yes rain does happen sometimes. The boat will only depart if the rain is light. If the rain is too heavy the trip will be cancelled. This decision is made by our experienced drivers. There are complimentary clear safety glasses available for passenger use in these conditions. Whatever the weather its a ripper... More 

Adelaide
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Jet is pretty fun and the staff pretty chill and friendly. Would definitely do it again! Took it as part of a package with the white water rafting which seemed good value.

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SOJ_CustomerService, Front Office Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this review

Kia ora Sean, We are so pleased to hear you had a great experience at Shotover Jet! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Nga mihi, Kristyn More 

San Gimignano, Italy
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wet and wild. Great fun and exciting from the start. Professionally run but prepared to get wet. Took me hours in front of fire at Pigs Malone to dry out

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SOJ_CustomerService, Front Office Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this review

Kia ora Brett, Thanks for your review. Happy to hear you had a great time with us. Drying out in front of a nice fire doesn't sound too bad! Nga mihi, Kristyn More 

Bengaluru, India
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was one of the many highlights of our trip to NZ . The checkin at The Station Building and the quick 10 min bus ride to the shotover Jet river camp was smooth and the staff were very friendly. The ride was thrilling n exciting . Our boat driver AJ was good ! Just loved it !! I took... More 

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SOJ_CustomerService, Front Office Manager at Shotover Jet, responded to this review

Kia ora Varun, Thanks for your review. We're so thrilled to hear you enjoyed your Shotover Jet ride and that the whole experience was smooth sailing. We look forward to seeing you again on your next visit to Queenstown! Nga mihi, Kristyn More 

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