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Shotover Jet (Queenstown)

Shotover Jet Queenstown Gorge Rd, Arthurs Point New Zealand
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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
    Unchun Bing
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    5 Jul 30, 2012

    Awesome, mind blowing fun best time ever

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
    Terry Gardner
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    3 Jul 04, 2012

    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)
    Scott Kennedy
    5 Oct 21, 2013

    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!

    Recommended for:Adventure TravelersHistory BuffsOutdoor Enthusiasts
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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
    Paula Angarita
    5 Aug 06, 2012

    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
    Rachel Patterson
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    3 Jul 05, 2012

    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)
    Yvonne Connell
    5 Jul 05, 2012

    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)
    DickyS
    5 Jul 04, 2012

    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)
    Grace Jeng
    5 Feb 14, 2013

    Totally worth it!

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
    Melva Williams
    5 Nov 14, 2012

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

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
    Michelle Fannon
    4 Oct 13, 2012

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

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
    Merryn Wilshier
    5 Sep 23, 2012

    Do it - irrelevant of weather!

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
    Heather Courtney
    5 Jul 29, 2012

    Fun and more fun

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
    Bronwyn McKinnon
    4 Jul 05, 2012

    WO! Once is enough.

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
    Tony Naponpakdee
    4 Jul 05, 2012

    So cold here

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    Raeleene Petrie
    5 Jul 05, 2012

    grant did this, i chickened out.

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)Pro 2014
    Dave M
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    4 Jul 05, 2012

    Hang on to your glasses! My wife lost her's on the wild ride.

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
    Fiona Canova
    4 Jul 04, 2012

    Worthwhile adrenalin trip!

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
    Khawer Mahmood
    5 Jul 04, 2012

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

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  • Shotover Jet (Queenstown)
    Jenny Patell
    3 Jul 04, 2012

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

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    3 Apr 16, 2012
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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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