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“Exciting !”
Review of Shotover Jet

Shotover Jet
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$94.72*
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Shotover River Extreme Jet Boat Ride from Queenstown
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$256.99*
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Queenstown Twin Challenge (Jet Boat Ride and White Water Rafting)
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Food available for purchase, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed October 18, 2013

by the time we get down from the speed boat, I cant even stand straight ! yes this is one of the MUST activities when you visit queens town, NZ. Superb ride full with fun and excitement . They even offer a second ride with huge discount, only if you dare to take another round. Service is tip top with all the raincoat ready and locker to keep all valuable belongings

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

Don't miss this one. My daughter (age 33) had gone twice a year earlier and told us not to miss it. It was a great trip!

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Reviewed October 14, 2013

This was so much fun, the boat driver was very funny and informative and made the trip a real kick. The ride is AWESOME and exhilarating. You get some great views of the valley and the rocks jutting outward is breathtaking. Totally a kick!!! Highly recommended.

Thank Christine E
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

A group of ten, various ages experienced the shot over jet for the first time. This was the most exhilarating and thrilling boat ride ever! The driver would head toward the river wall and at the last minute speed off just missing it. We were travelling at crazy fast speed, with many 360 degree turns. Lots of water splashing onto those at the sides of the boat and laughter. Ears get very cold and those who wore sunglasses had some protection against the splashing water. Each rider is given an almost full length water proof gown and life vest. Totally recommended.

Thank petti
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Reviewed October 12, 2013

The Shotover Jet was excellent fun!! Helmed by a charming young guy who took us on an icy, breath-taking ride along the river, confidently executing 360 degree turns which had us convinced we were were about to be smashed against the rocks, whilst keeping up the tour guide chatter and jokes. This is a totally safe adventure, the staff come across like there is nowhere in the world they would rather be, and the photos and DVD at the end of it were a bonus! Just be sure to wear plenty of layers in the Winter and hold on tight!!

Thank Jo B
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