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Jet boat - Shotover Jet

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Shotover Jet Boat Queenstown

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Adult: NZD$149.00

Child (5-15yrs): NZD$79.00

Sunrise Jet Adult: NZD$129.00

Sunrise Jet Child (5-15yrs): NZD$64.00

Family (2ad+1ch): NZD$377.00

Family (2ad+2ch): NZD$377.00

Family (1ad+3ch): NZD$377.00

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Absolutely amazing experience:)

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Great experience would do it again

Reviewed 05-Jun-2017

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Very good.

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Excellent trip. Our driver, Tim was very personable and fun. And the bus driver Skinny was also fun!

Reviewed 05-May-2017

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What a thrill, the only downside was not having time to go a second time. Thanks heaps, and our driver Jeremy was awesome.

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Reviewed 17-Mar-2017

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Very helpful as I booked the wrong date and they where more than happy to help me change dates!! thanks again

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All I can say is YEWWWWWWW!!!

Reviewed 14-Feb-2017

Everything Travel Group Reviews

Wow! What a fabulous time I had on the Shotover Jet. I didn't imagine I would find it as exciting and thrilling as I did, given that I have grown up with jet boats but these guys really do know their stuff and their skills at manouvering these powerful machines really are impressive. From the driver who picked us up and drove us to the river to the lady that gave us our life jackets and over coats, the photographer that took our photo and then our jet boat driver Nick they were all outstanding in their jobs and made the experience a very enjoyable and memorable one. Not only did Nick have the crew in stitches of laughter he also knew his stuff about the Shotover River and gave us all a very insightful and interesting run down on the history behind Shotovoer Jet and the gold mining era. The infamous Shotover Jet 360 degree spin was awesome and one that our crew never got sick of. Nick was very accomomdating to the crew's excitement and continued to spin wherever he could. I advise all going to Queenstown to tick the Shotover Jet off your list. You will be so glad you did and it will make you want to go back for more. Thanks Nick and the Shotover Team for such an awesome experience. 

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Reviewed 17 May 2012 by Everything Travel Group (Belinda)

The Shotover Jet is the most well known jet boat ride in New Zealand and an iconic Queenstown activity... and rightly so! The boats wizz & spin down the Shotover river through kilometres of narrow rocky canyons pausing only briefly to allow the knowledgeable driver to offer some local insight into the history of this once prolific gold mining river. Shotover Jet is a big company, thrilling hundreds of tourists every day but they run a professional, personal and smooth operation so you wont feel like just a number. There are cheaper and longer jet boat rides around NZ but none offer the same high speed, white knuckle experience. This is simply an activity you have to do!

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Reviewed 4 Jan 2012 by Everything Travel Group (Callum)

Latest Questions about Jet boat - Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

we are a family of 5 (2 adults and 3 kids), can you please advise the cost?
Also, we have our own transport so is there a discounted fee or do we need to come with the rest of the group in your transport?
Thanks!

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For the Shotover Jet in Queenstown, the cost is currently $135 for adults and $75 for kids however there is a family deal that costs $345 for 2 adults and 2 kids and then you'll just need to pay for 1 more child. So the total cost for you would be $420. Effectively you get one child for free. The shuttle from town to the jet boat base is complimentary so there is no discount if you drive yourself but you are welcome to do so.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Callum) on 15th Aug 16 at 15:48

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We have a family group consisting of 8, 5 over 15 and 3 under 15, what deal can we get for our group for a booking on 09 Jan 2016?

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There are family packages for the Shotover Jet that will save you some money. You can book 1 x Family (2ad+2ch), 1 x Family (2ad+1ch), 1 x Adult.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Callum) on 5th Sep 15 at 10:36

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What time is the "sunrise jet" how early?

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Hi Mel. The sunrise Shotover Jet in Queenstown operates at 8.30am daily. As it's a discounted price on the standard Shotover Jet it is very popular so please book well in advance.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Callum) on 31st Mar 15 at 16:07

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Hi, how much would the professional photos cost?
Does it work on each shot for per family pics?
Thank you

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Hi Quan, the Shotover Jet photo pack costs $39. Alternatively, you can purchase the photo pack and DVD of your ride for $59.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Belinda) on 29th Dec 14 at 14:08

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Hi!
Can my 1 yr old daughter join us in this ride?

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Hi KB. Unfortunately there is a minimum height requirement of 1 metre (3ft) to ride the Shotover Jet in Queenstown so your 1 year old daughter will not be able to accompany you I'm sorry. If you do still wish to ride the Shotover Jet then you and your partner/wife can do the jet boat ride at different times, one after the other, so that one of you can look after your child at all times. Please let me know if you need any assistance booking this.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Callum) on 14th Aug 13 at 14:50

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How fast does it go? km/h?

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Hi Danielle. The Shotover Jet boats in Queenstown go up to 85kms per hour through the narrow Shotover river canyons!

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Callum) on 6th Oct 12 at 16:12

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hello, im just wondering what is your opening and closing times??

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Hi Nicola, the Shotover Jet runs every 30 minutes during the day. Currently they are operating with their first trip departing at 9.30am and the last scheduled for 4pm.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Belinda) on 8th Jun 12 at 15:34

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im pregnant for 3 months now, can i be on the shotover jet?

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Hi Zariq. Unfortunately Shotover Jet do not recommend people who are pregnant to go on the jet boat ride for safety precausions.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Belinda) on 9th Apr 12 at 18:45

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Hai,

Would like to know your official opening and closing hours in winter(june).Thank you.

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Hi Aju. The Shotover Jet Boat in Queenstown operates during daylight hours so in winter (June - Sept) this means the first boat is at 9am and the last boat is at 4pm. This can change slightly during the season depending on sunrise and sunset.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Callum) on 21st Mar 12 at 12:59

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what age does a child go up to?do u have to have a parent with you?

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Hi Bailey. For the Shotover Jet in Queenstown a child is considered 5 - 15 years old and the minimum height requirement is 1 metre tall. Children aged 10 - 15 yrs can travel unaccompanied as long as a parent or guardian is on-site, but children any younger must travel with a parent or guardian aged 16 years or older.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Callum) on 20th Mar 12 at 20:03

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Hi we will be in queenstown form the 11th feb until 16th was just wondering if we should book before we come or can we organise it when we get to nz???

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Hi Helena, the Shotover Jet is a very popular activity and can book out in advance especially, if there are tour groups in town. While it is not essential to book before you arrive, we do recommend it to ensure you get your preferred time and day.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Belinda) on 27th Jan 12 at 17:24

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Does the jet boat operate in the rain?

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Hi Chris. The Shotover Jet can operate if it's raining lightly but if the weather is really bad and it's pouring with rain then the drivers don't have optimal visibility and they will cease operations until it eases. If this happens you can reschedule with Shotover Jet or you can receive a full refund from us.

Comment by: Everything Travel Group (Callum) on 7th Dec 11 at 17:19

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