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About Tropic Thunder Jet
We won Best Adventure Activity 2017/18 Our 30 minute Jet boat experience is the most exhilarating water tour in the South Pacific! Thrilling 1000’s of people every year this is the most popular tour in Vanuatu. Full of surprising twists, turns and a lot of splashes. This is a Jet boat trip like no other! Recognized as one of Vanuatu’s best value products for a good reason, this is an adrenaline rush from the moment you leave town. Our state of the art custom built Jet boats are designed for one purpose; to excite and thrill you as you race around the Port Vila Harbour at speeds of 80km/hr. Sit back, hold on, and try to relax as our experienced boat drivers navigate the busy water ways over the coral reefs. With skill and speed you will negotiate the shallow reefs, when suddenly you are going sideways, backwards, sideways and back facing the way you were going, WOW, that’s a Hamilton spin! 360 degree spin, as the boat turns in its own length! #thewetterthebetter #bestshoretourportvila
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adamirwin wrote a review Dec 2018
London, United Kingdom4 contributions
A fantastic spin round the bay with great hosts. Very much enjoyed the ride. Keen to combine with the helicopter tour next time. Thanks Andy!
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Brett K wrote a review Dec 2018
Boronia, Australia110 contributions30 helpful votes
We did this on our recent cruise stop over in Port Vila and it was the highlight of the day, you will get seriously wet so make sure you have a change of clothes but if not you’ll dry out soon enough in the heat, it was a 30 minute non stop adventure ride with the driver really making sure we all had a great time, but also that everyone was ok, also had a short stop in the middle for 5 minutes to rest the hands from holding on while he explained a little about the island, will definitely do again if we return to Vila and will be recommending to friends heading that way
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Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from Andy M, Manager at Tropic Thunder Jet
Responded Dec 29, 2018
Thank you for the great review. We are thrilled you had a good time. Hope to see you again in Port Vila Soon.
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Nicola M wrote a review Nov 2018
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Such an exciting ride!! The captain was extremely caring and always check to see if everyone was ok, well worth the money. Would do it again in a heart beat!!
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Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Andy M, Owner at Tropic Thunder Jet
Responded Dec 5, 2018
Thank you for your review Nicola. glad you had a fun time and felt you were being looked after. Hope to see you again one day Regards Andy
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GiddyNZ wrote a review Oct 2018
Rotorua, New Zealand7 contributions
Although there had been some issues with the boat in the morning the Tropic Thunder Jet crew came through and gave us the ride of our lives. Make sure to take a change of clothes!!
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Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Andy M, Manager at Tropic Thunder Jet
Responded Oct 5, 2018
Thank you for the review. Yes sometimes with high performance machines we have breakdowns.... glad it wasnt a major and you still got to go for a blast. Regards Andy
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TravelMintsCo wrote a review Sep 2018
188 contributions29 helpful votes
Tropic thunder jet sets itself apart from other tourist attractions in Port Vila. It is one of the only commercial high adrenaline activities that is located in the heart of Port Vila, right in the seawall. Tropic thunder jet’s boat will go in all crazy directions— from sharp turns, 360s and near-misses of floating obstacles. The captain is a very experienced driver, not to mention a really friendly guide. We were given goggles and a life jacket each and instructed to hold on tight and boy, were they right! The whole experience was amazing and one of the most fun I had the whole time I was in Vanuatu! I would highly recommend this to any thrill-seekers out there. You won’t regret it!
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Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Andy M, Manager at Tropic Thunder Jet
Responded Oct 5, 2018
Thank you for the friendly review. We hope to see you again in Vanuatu one day. Best regards Andy
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