Water activity

Cairns: 35-Minute Jet Boating Ride

Cairns: 35-Minute Jet Boating Ride

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From US$ 51.37 per person

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Enjoy a thrilling 35-minute jet boat ride right in the heart of Cairns. Like a roller coaster on the water, enjoy spins, slides, speed and stunts. It's extreme and loads of fun! You may even spot some local wildlife - keep your eyes peeled!

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Duration 35 minutes
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  • Experience Cairns in the most exciting way with spins, slides, speed and sightseeing
  • Explore the stunning Trinity Inlet, a beautiful national park
  • Prepare to get wet: the best way to cool off in Cairns
  • Ride with a local Skipper who has great information about the region to share
  • Purchase photos of your adventure immediately after your ride
Full description
Experience a thrilling jet boat adventure on the stunning Trinity Inlet in Cairns. Departing conveniently from the Cairns Marlin Marina, the ride takes you on a 35-minute exploration of the sublime waterway that sits behind Cairns. The boat is specially designed for extreme maneuverability. It can do spins, slides, high speed slides and stunts, so the adventure is a bit like being on a roller-coaster on the water.  The ride is not all about the stunts and tricks that jet boats are famous for. Your Cairns local Skipper will also share some interesting local knowledge with you about the Cairns region and surrounding. The Trinity Inlet is beautiful and is home to some amazing wildlife, so keep your eyes peeled while you are out exploring. When your Captain is not telling you cool info about Cairns, he will be pumping out some great tunes on the boat's amazing sound system, so get ready to enjoy the vibes. Wear sun-safe clothing that you are happy to get wet - it's part of the fun! A locker box is available at the Bad Fishy base to store all of your belongings while you are on the ride. Hats can blow off, so it is recommended to wear sunscreen. On board Bad Fishy there are some sublime cameras taking snaps of all the action - photos can be purchased at the conclusion of your ride.
  • Jet boat ride
  • Photos (available for purchase after your ride)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People under 3 ft 6 in (110 cm)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • All participants who are over 16 years old must present proof of full vaccination or lawful exemption. All participants under 16 years old must be accompanied by a fully vaccinated adult from their household

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Meeting point

Berth A1, The Marlin Marina, Cairns

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Wear sun-safe clothing you are happy to get wet. A locker box is provided for use at check-in
  • In accordance with the health mandate issued by the Queensland Government, all passengers 16+ years of age are required to be double vaccinated for COVID-19 from November 17
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 27 reviews

Review summary

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Was sooo fun and enjoyed every second of it. Was a perfect way to see the smaller channels without having to hire a boat. Our guide Patrick was also a great sport and took us out to try and see wild crocodiles which we did. Absolutely fantastic time and anyone can do it! Thank you, it was definitely a memorable first day of our Cairns trip!

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June 29, 2021

The boat man funny, happy. But the pictures not so great.

October 1, 2022

What a wonderful experience! We went with my 87 year old mother. They looked after her so well. We all loved it and bought the photos and video too. The owners couldn't have been nicer. Definitely recommend this business

September 22, 2022

Product ID: 159404