Shotover Jet

Hold on...... from the moment the accelerator hits the floor, your adrenaline hits the roof as you speed along the Shotover River and deep into the Shotover River canyons. No trip to Queenstown is complete without experiencing the famous Shotover Jet for yourself.

Shotover Jet

World famous as the ultimate jet boat experience, Shotover Jet has thrilled over 2.5 million people since 1970, and now it's your turn! Take a unique breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow canyons, hold on tight for Queenstown's only exhilarating full 360 degree spins.

No visit to Queenstown is complete without ‘Catching the Canyons’ with award winning Shotover Jet, ‘the World’s most exciting Jet Boat ride’ and the only company permitted to operate in the spectacular Shotover River Canyons.

With tours departing up to 4 times per hour, please specify your preferred departure time and if you require transport from Queenstown at time of booking.

Tour Type: Activity
From: Queenstown to Queenstown
Departs: Daily
Duration: Allow 1.5 hours
Tour Code: DZQN18

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Tour Inclusions

  • Life jackets (mandatory)
  • Full length spray jackets (optional)
  • Complimentary shuttle transfers from the ‘The Station’ Information Centre
  • Onsite specialised photography service and ‘Jet Cam’ video cameras mounted on your Jet Boat will capture your experience and photos and video highlights of your trip are available for no obligation viewing immediately after your trip


Season Adult Child  
1 October 2020 - 30 September 2021 $159 NZD $89 NZD Enquire / Book
Departure: Tours depart throughout the day. Please contact us for available times.

Children: Child age is 5 - 15 years.

Additional notes:
  • Children must be a minimum of 1 metre in height
  • Eye wear recommended year round
  • Dress warmly in winter - warm clothes, jackets, hats and gloves are strongly recommended
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