Shotover Jet Boat - Queenstown - Happy Travels
    Tour type: Daily Tour
    Duration: 1 day
    Location: Queenstown NZ
    Price: From $143.00
    Adults: Children: Select Departure Date:
    Tackle the twists and turns of the Shotover River Canyons with the world famous Shotover Jet! This exhilarating jet boat ride is a unique and adrenaline fuelled way to experience the natural beauty of the river systems that surround Queenstown. Hold on tight as you fly through the canyons (Shotover Jet is the only company […]

    Tour Description

    Tackle the twists and turns of the Shotover River Canyons with the world famous Shotover Jet!

    This exhilarating jet boat ride is a unique and adrenaline fuelled way to experience the natural beauty of the river systems that surround Queenstown.

    Hold on tight as you fly through the canyons (Shotover Jet is the only company permitted in this area!) in inches of water – and brace yourself for the awesome 360 spins your highly experiences jet boat captain will perform!

    This is one of the most popular trips in Queenstown and for good reason – it’s packed full of excitement, adrenaline and beautiful scenery.

    Exhilarating jet boat ride
    Cruise between the famous Shooter Canyons (the only company allowed in this area)
    The twist and turns of the Shotover River
    Native wildlife
    BE PREPARED

    Life jackets are mandatory and are supplied, along with optional splash coats.
    Eyewear recommended year round.
    Dress warmly in winter – warm clothes, jacket, hat and gloves (although hand rails on the jet boats are heated) are strongly recommended.
    Onsite facilities include parking, retail, cafe, toilets, secure lockers and viewing areas.
    For safety reasons, no electronics e.g. cameras, video cameras, cell phones, are permitted on the jet boats.
    DURATION/TRIP TIMES

    25 minutes on the water.

    Allow 1 hour 30 minutes Queenstown return including jet boat ride.

    ‘Big Red’ jet boats depart up to every 15 minutes.
    Complimentary shuttles depart ‘The Station’ Info Centre (corner Camp and Shotover Streets) up to every 15 minutes.
    Self drive – located 6kms from Queenstown (see map on Shotover Jet brochure).
    ‘Big Red’ jet boats carry a maximum of 14 passengers: small boats - big thrills!
    HOURS OF OPERATION

    Summer: 7:30am – 7:30pm daily
    Winter: 9:00am – 4:00pm daily
    Operate every day (river and weather conditions permitting) except Christmas Day.
    PLEASE NOTE - Infant (3–4 yrs) travel free with accompanying fare paying adult. Children must be over 1 metre tall to travel. In high water, this limit may increase to 1.2 metres tall.

    All customers MUST check in 30 minutes PRIOR to Departure, whether they check in at The Station (for our courtesy shuttle) or the Shotover Jet River Base. For example: For a 9am jet boat ride, check-in is at 8.30am with the boat departing the jetty at 9am.

    Shotover Jet will pick up from central Queenstown Accommodation for bookings of 7pax or more.

    Open date tickets please give 7 days notice to book. All bookings MUST reconfirm 48hrs in advance. Ph: 0800 802 804 or 03 442 8570 or from outside NZ: +64 3 442 8570.

    Provider Details
    Shotover Jet
    Free Phone: 0800 802804
    $143 Per Person
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