Shotover Jet Queenstown
World famous as the ultimate jet boat experience, Shotover Jet has thrilled over 3 million people since 1970, and now it’s your turn! Take a unique breathtaking ride through dramatic and narrow canyons, and hold on tight for Queenstown’s only exhilarating full 360° spins. ‘Can you handle the canyons?’ with award winning Shotover Jet, ‘The World’s Most Exciting Jet Boat Ride’ and the only company permitted to operate in the spectacular Shotover River Canyons.
Shotover Jet was one of Queenstown's first adventure activities and is one of the experiences that has helped to put New Zealand on the global tourism map. Combining the classic New Zealand invention of the Jet Boat with the kiwi culture of adventure, Shotover Jet has become part of the fabric of what is quintessentially 'New Zealand'. People from all over New Zealand and from all around the world visit Queenstown for two main reasons, scenery and adventure; Shotover Jet combines both of these in a unique, exhilarating and unforgettable way and is for many visitors the highlight of their Queenstown and New Zealand holiday.
How to find us
Dawn until Dusk every day of the year (weather and river conditions permitting) except Christmas Day.
How to find us
Shotover Jet is located 6 kms from of Queenstown. From Queenstown head up Shotover Street and Gorge Road (Lake Wakatipu to your back). Continue along Gorge Road out of town, you will reach a small one lane bridge and Athurs Point, just past Arthurs Point you will reach a 2nd and larger one lane bridge, Edith Cavell Bridge, Shotover Jet is located on the other side of the bridge to your left.