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Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

Shotover Jet Queenstown Gorge Rd, Arthurs Point New Zealand
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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)Pro 2014
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    Hang on to your glasses! My wife lost her's on the wild ride.

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    The Shotover Jet in Queenstown is an awesome experience. Ripping up the river as the canyon walls brush past only inches from the boat. Hold on tight - it's a great ride!

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    a really great experience! you'll feel like you're about to fall off the boat but somehow no one has managed to do that... do it!

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)Pro 2014
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    It's fun! I went bungy jumping later the same day, and compared to that, not as thrilling. It's pretty, too, though.

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    It was great but it was a buzz very addictive ride my husbands words, mine I had my eyes shut through fear of hitting the rocks, if I was going to die I didn't want to see when it was going to happen , even though I had my eyes shut I could see the rocks reflection through my lids with the sunshine on them fun but scary.

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
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    This is a fun ride, but you're a bit packed into the boat. If you have the dough to do all the water thrills, go for it. But if you are choosing between this and white water rafting, I'd pick the white water rafting, but I like rapids over a vrroom, vroom of a big engine.

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    Great fun, spectacularly close to the canyon sides and a guaranteed way to get wet. History of the rich Shotover river is interesting too.

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    Totally worth it!

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    Don't pass this up - thrilling and soooo much fun!

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    Loads of fun in a powerful boat on amazingly shallow waters.

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    Do it - irrelevant of weather!

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
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    Awesome, mind blowing fun best time ever

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    Fun and more fun

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    WO! Once is enough.

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    So cold here

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    grant did this, i chickened out.

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    Worthwhile adrenalin trip!

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    This is an amazing life time experience. must do activity at Queens town

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

    Not as scary as it was built up to be but still quite fun.

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Description

Get on the Shotover Jet if you want to ride in a jet boat over the Shotover River. People have been taking thrilling rides on it since 1970, and it is your turn now. This is the only company that can take you on a 85kph ride through the Shotover River Canyons. You should have no problem getting there, since there is a shuttle that transports passengers from Queenstown to the base of the river. If riding one of the boats is too much for you, there re plenty of places where you can sit and watch others enjoy it.

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4.5 out of 5
26 members' reviews
96 people visited Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

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