KJet Jet Boat Ride

From NZD $59

Location: Queenstown

Get ready for an insane 60 minute Jet boat ride across three waterways traveling at speeds of up to 95kph on the fastest and meanest Jet boats in town. Only KJet offers 45km of unforgettable thrills, spins and exhilaration in one of the world’s most stunning locations.



Duration: One hour of Jet boating.

What you need to bring: A warm jacket or fleece, casual footwear, sunglasses, sunscreen and a camera.

What we provide: Life jackets and spray jackets.

Children: Children aged between 5 and 14 years are eligible for child rate. Children under 5 years travel for free.

Firstly, your twin engine Jet boat roars across crystal clear Lake Wakatipu at breath-taking speed. You’ll be surrounded by majestic mountains and mesmerising scenery.

Then you zoom under the Kawarau Dam onto the deep green waters of The Kawarau River where we’ll take you for lots of 360° spins. Next the adventure heightens as your driver navigates the fast –moving currents of the narrow braided Shotover River.

Your Big Yellow will race up the shallow channels at speeds of up to 95km/h. All the while skimming across water that’s less than 5cm deep in places.

SAFETY ALWAYS COMES FIRST We have a stringent safety, maintenance and risk management programme in place to ensure your safety. Driven by over 60 years of passion, KJet is locally owned and operated. We’re proud of our heritage as the world’s first commercial Jet boat operation.

Departures & Pickups


Departures & Pickups

Departs: Every hour on the hour from the Main Town Pier, First trip 10am to 4pm.  (Summer hours 9am-6pm) Queenstown. Check in 15 minutes prior to departure.

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