Ride Through Narrow Spectacular Canyons with Jet Boats. Get your adrenaline rushing while enjoying the churning rapids and towering cliffs.
When to visit:
january - november .
08:00 - 18:00 Everyday
Warm clothes, jacket, hat and gloves are strongly recommended in winter.
Queenstown is well known for jet boating where you can skim across the water. Jet boating in Shotover river is an experience which will get your adrenaline rushing while enjoying the churning rapids and towering cliffs. Frequent departures of Jet Boats happen from Queenstown thus visitors can fit this activity in their itinerary very easily.
There are number of world famous jet boat operators in Queenstown. One of the famous such operator is Shotover Jet. This jet boat excursion starts at a central location in Queenstown where you can meet a shuttle bus for the trip to the Shotover River. Departures are available throughout the morning and afternoon.
Riders are suit up with personal flotation devices and wet gear. Jet boat driver maneuvers through the Shotover River’s narrow canyon walls, tough corners and rocky mountains.
Shotover Jet Passes
INDIVIDUAL PASS: Adult $155.00, Child $89.00
FAMILY PASS: Two Adults, Two Children $399; Two Adults, One Child $354.50
Drive up Shotover Street (with Lake Wakatipu behind you) and onto Gorge Road. Travel along Gorge Road towards Arthurs Point and Coronet Peak. Carry on until you come to a large one lane bridge, ‘Edith Cavell Bridge’, cross this and the Shotover Jet entry is immediately on your left after you’ve crossed.