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Queenstown Jet Boat

Choose to experience 25 or 60 minutes of exhilarating adventure starting right in the heart of Queenstown’s town centre. Meet your driver and your chosen vessel for an adrenaline rush like no other.

Join an electric ride filled with speed, thrills and even more of those famous 360-degree spins. Hold on as we race faster than ever before down Lake Wakatipu. We will get you up close and personal with the lake's edge, skimming past trees and any obstacles in our way and be sure to hold on to your hats as we navigate under not one, but two bridges at speed.

Our experience is champion in the jet boat game and we can’t wait to give you the ride of your life.

Want the ultimate jet boat adventure? Check out our Jet Boat + Whitewater Rafting Combo.

  • 25 minute or 60 minute exciting ride to the Kawarau River
  • Expert and passionate guides
  • Perfect for the family
  • Speeds up to 95kmph & epic 360 degree spins
  • Awesome way to experience Jet Boating if you're strapped for time for 25 minutes or more action for 60 minutes

Queenstown winter is beautiful but chilly, we recommend you come prepared with a woolly hat, gloves and a warm layer. 


Take advantage of our fantastic summer jet boat promotion.

Promo code: QTJET

25 minute jet boat usually $79 per adult discounted $49 per adult

60 minute jet boat usually $99 per adult discounted to $79 per adult

Apply our promotional code at check out to each adult ticket to save on your Queenstown Jet Boat. Valid for travel before 24th December 2021.

Departure Location

Queenstown Jet Kiosk, Steamer Wharf, Queenstown.

You can’t miss us, we are the ones surrounded by Orange flags.  If you have booked a seat on the Jet Boat please arrive 15 minutes before departure so we can give you all the gear you need for your trip.

What’s included

  • 25 minute or 60 minute thrilling Jet Boat ride
  • 360 degree spins
  • Spray jacket, life vest and goggles (should you require)
  • Guaranteed epic views

Why us?

  • Twin V8 engines delivering 820 horse power
  • 360 degree spins + upto 95KMPH
  • We go further than anyone else! 44km up the historic Kawarau River on the 60 minute adventure
  • 60 minutes or 25 minutes Jet Boat experience, longest in town

What to bring

Please bring sensible clothing and footwear. You are more than welcome to wear your sunglasses, hats and other accessories should they be securely fastened to your body – if they fly off, we can’t pick them up. Don’t forget to bring your camera, Go Pro’s and video devices. Selfie sticks are also welcome! We want to see your adventure!

  • Summer - Sunscreen, Sunglasses, Warm Jacket & Camera (at own risk)
  • Winter - Sunscreen, Hats, Gloves, Sunglasses, Warm jacket & Camera (at own risk)

Our Boats

  • 820 horsepower twin V8 Engines
  • Marine sound system
  • Self-draining deck
  • Built in floatation tanks
  • Hamilton Jets 213 jet pumps
  • Designed by Mackraft Jet Boats in Bluff

Go Orange Jet Boat, Queenstown NZ



Jet Boat Queenstown - Itinerary

  • Make your way down to the Kiosk on the Queenstown waterfront, you will see us, we have bright orange flags.
  • Check in 15 minutes before your experience so we can get you geared up and ready to go.
  • Place your belongings in our secure lockers (don’t forget your camera and sunglasses).
  • Our staff will supply the spray jackets and life vest as you wait for your driver.
  • Hop onto the jet boat where you will get a full safety briefing.
  • Hold on as we exit Queenstown Bay at speed.
  • Jet across Lake Whakatipu fitting in plenty of those famous 360-degree spins.
  • Our drivers will take you down the Kawarau River, under The Remarkables mountain range before spinning back round, Queenstown bound.
  • 25 or 60 minute thrilling minutes later we will have you back to Queenstown Bay.


In case you haven't found the information you were looking for, we've put together some of the most common questions our customers ask about our trips. If you need more specific answers, please contact us directly.

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