Queenstown Jet Boating - 25 minutes

Jet boat 44km down the Kawarau River and experience a thrilling ride full of 360° spins and 95 kmph speeds!

map Queenstown, New Zealand
25 minutes
Start & End Time
Start & End Time
Max Group Size
Max Group Size
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Pick-Up & Drop-Off
Not Included
Minimum Age
Minimum Age
No infants
From NZD $79
Child (under 15 yrs): NZD $39
Not available

What's Included

  • Discover the Kawarau River aboard a thrilling jet boat ride
  • Enjoy 25 minutes of fast-paced fun
  • Experience 360° spins and speeds of up to 95 kmph
  • Travel 44km on the Kawarau River
  • Enjoy exclusive access to a section of the Kawarau River usually only accessible by helicopter
  • Learn about the landscape and history with personalised commentary on board
  • Enjoy music on board


Thrilling spins, major splashes, and serious speed... this is one jet boat trip you don't want to miss. You'll catch views of some of New Zealand's most stunning natural attractions and get an adrenaline rush all at the same time.

The adventure starts from Queenstown Beach Bay and from there you'll race your way down the Kawarau River. This spectacular river drains into Lake Wakatipu and flows for about 60 kilometers. You'll be travelling a full 44km along with it, the furthest distance on any commercial jet boat ride!

Along the way, you'll pass some of New Zealand's most beautiful natural attractions including the Remarkables mountain range. Be wowed by the incredible landscapes that surround you. 

While you travel, you'll also be treated to onboard personalised commentary, detailing the history of the area. There's free music aboard too, so if you're feeling funky, crank up the volume and get dancing! 

During this one hour trip you'll reach speeds of up to 95 kph and experience 360° spins. There'll be some serious splashes and tons of fun.

You'll also get access to a section of Kawarau River usually only accessible by helicopter. And that's not all, you'll get a free photo of your adventure so you can remember this crazy day!


Departure Point:
01 Oct – 21 Oct: Go Orange Shop, 35 Shotover Street, Queenstown
22 Oct – 31 May: 37 Camp Street, Queenstown.
All year: Go Orange Kiosk, Steamer Wharf, Queenstown

Terms & Conditions:

  • Passengers agree that they are carried at their own risk and the tour will not be liable in any way for any injury incurred as a result of being carried. Passengers should be aware that in New Zealand any claims for personal injury are limited by a government scheme and passengers should obtain their own insurance should they wish to do so.
  • Please advise a member of our staff if you have a physical condition that may affect the enjoyment of or your safety on the ride with us.
  • We suggest that passengers do not take any personal property or equipment onto the Jet boats, however if passengers choose to do so then this property or equipment is carried at the PASSENGER’S OWN RISK and the tour will not be liable in any way for any loss to such property or equipment however caused.
  • For the safety and comfort of all passengers all instructions given by the driver must be followed and parents/guardians are responsible for ensuring that their children do the same.

Please note that the bookings are processed manually and please chat to us before making the booking or you can book with us and your booking is confirmed only once confirmed by the tour operator.

Cancellation Policy:

  • There will be NO REFUNDS given within 24 hour of schedule departure time.
  • All trips require minimum numbers to operate, and all trips are subject to weather conditions.
  • We reserve the right to cancel or postpone trips at our sole discretion


From NZD $ 79
Child (under 15 yrs): NZD $39
Not available
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