Queenstown 25-Min or 1-Hour Kawarau River Jet Boat Adventure

4.6 / 5

34 Reviews

Queenstown 25-Min or 1-Hour Kawarau River Jet Boat Adventure

From US$ 43.49 per person

Departing from the town centre, go on a thrilling jet boat adventure across Lake Wakatipu and along the historic Kawarau River. Travel 47 km up the beautifully scenic river, be thrilled by 360-degree spins and exciting speeds of up to 95 km/hr.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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COVID-19 precautions
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration 25 minutes - 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy Queenstown’s unspoiled wilderness from the water
  • Take on a full hour of thrilling action or enjoy a taste on a shorter 25-minute trip
  • Experience exhilarating 360-degree spins and speeds of up to 95 km/hr
Full description
Discover Queenstown’s untouched and pristine wilderness during an authentic jet boat adventure across Lake Wakatipu and along the historic Kawarau River. Choose from a 25-minute or 1-hour experience and spend more time on the water with a convenient departure right from the heart of Queenstown. Depart from Thunder Bay next to Steamer Wharf in the heart of Queenstown and travel far up the Kawarau River, covering a distance of 47 km. Along the way, listen to interesting commentary from your experienced driver. After getting equipped with a life jacket and spray jacket, climb on board and experience exhilarating 360-degree spins, skimming the water at speeds of up to 95 km/hour.  Then, travel down the river where it is calmest, even when the lake is rough. Take your camera along to capture the stunning scenery of your jet boat experience with frequent photo opportunities.
Includes
  • 25-minute or 1-hour jet boat experience (depending on option selected)
  • Spray jacket
  • Life Jacket
  • Live commentary in English
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 2 years
    • Pregnant women
    COVID-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers must fill out a travel information form

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • There are plenty of stops for photos - you can bring your camera at your own risk
    • There will be a locker for you to store your valuables during the experience
    • All trips require minimum numbers to operate within health and safety guidelines
    • Jet boating is a great family activity and there are no height restrictions, so the whole family can join in
    • Jet boating is not recommended if you are pregnant
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 / 5

    based on 34 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9 / 5
    • Transportation
      4.7 / 5
    • Value for money
      4.3 / 5
    • Safety
      4.6 / 5
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    awesome

    February 15, 2021

    Best experience ever. Highly recommend. The boat driver Josh we had was awesome.

    February 13, 2021

    The was fun, the driver was engaging, and the scenery was stunning. This is a must-do for anyone coming to Queenstown.

    January 11, 2021

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