Shotover Jet

from $148 pp*

Nothing you have experienced will have you prepared for the excitement & thrill of a Shotover Jet ride. From the moment the accelerator hits the floor, your adrenaline hits the roof. It’s an amazing white water ride, as the Shotover Canyon walls tower over you, your expert driver puts his state-of-the-art Big Red Jet Boat through its paces. He will skillfully whip the powerful boat past rocky outcrops, skim around crags and boulders, and speed through the dramatic and narrow canyons. Rock faces blur in your peripheral vision and the water sprays into a myriad of white water crystals with every turn. It’s an adrenaline rush you’ll never forget.

Minimum height to travel on the big reds is 1.2m


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Shotover Jet - Queenstown
Adult Child Family (2A+2C)
$148 pp* $79 pp* $374*

Note: Please check all Terms and Conditions as certain restrictions apply for this activity

Terms and Conditions

Shotover Jetboat Ride
You can’t beat the thrill of a Shotover Jet experience. It’s an adrenaline rush you’ll never forget! From the moment the accelerator hits the floor, your adrenaline hits the roof as you power through the Shotover River and deep into the Shotover River canyons! It’s an amazing ride, as the Shotover Canyon walls tower over you, and your driver skilfully whips the boat past rocky outcrops, and skims around crags and boulders.

Complimentary courtesy transfers depart from “The Station”, corner of Shotover and Camp Streets in Queenstown every 15 minutes. Allow 1 hour 15 mins for the round trip from Queenstown. Check in is required 1 hour prior to your trip departure time either at The Station or the Shotover River base.

Passengers can stay longer at Shotover River Base and take another free shuttle back to Queenstown if desired. Alternately it is a pleasant drive to Shotover Jet beach, Arthurs Point, just on the outskirts of town. Please wear warm clothing, particularly in winter, lifejackets and spray jackets are provided.

Trip Notes
*Complimentary return courtesy transfers from “The Station” Queenstown
*Shotover Jetboat Ride
*Minimum height of 1 metre tall for Shotover Jet, Shotover Jet does reserve the right to extend this to 1.2 metres tall should the weather and river conditions on the day dictate.
*Children aged 10-15 can travel unaccompanied on the jetboat as long as a parent or guardian is on-site,
*Children aged 14 or under must travel with a parent or guardian on the jetboat.
*Operating hours are Between 8.30am – 5.30pm


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