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Shotover Jet Queenstown New Zealand

Queenstown is world renowned for its adventure activities including this famous jet boat ride with Shotover Jet. From Queenstown it is an easy 6km drive or free shuttle to the Shotover jet boat base. Experience a thrilling ride amongst awe inspiring scenery. Get ready for the World's most exciting Jet Boat ride!

Shotover Jet is the only company permitted to operate in the spectacular Shotover River Canyons. It's a thrilling ride - skimming past rocky outcrops at close range in your Shotover Jet 'Big Red', as you twist and turn through the narrow canyons at breath taking speeds. And a major highlight - hold tight for the world famous Shotover Jet full 360º spins!

Nothing you have experienced will have you prepared for the thrill and excitement of a Shotover Jet ride; it's an adrenaline rush you'll never forget!

Shotover Jet is located near Arthur's Point, an easy 6km drive from central Queenstown. Complimentary shuttle transfers depart from ‘The Station’ Info Centre, corner Shotover and Camp Streets, in downtown Queenstown up to every 15 minutes.

Shotover Jet Boats depart half hourly 9.00am - 3pm

  • 'Catch the Canyons' with Shotover Jet, the World's most exciting Jet Boat ride and the only company permitted to operate in the spectacular Shotover River Canyons.
  • Complimentary courtesy shuttle departs every 15 minutes from 'The Station' - corner Camp and Shotover Streets.
  • Allow one hour 30 minutes for the round trip.
  • In winter months we advice dressing warmly - hats, gloves, jackets and warm clothing are recommended.
  • Life Jackets and full length Spray Jackets are provided.
  • On-site facilities include professional photography, retail and licensed café - Cavell's.

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