Two Rivers, Twice The Excitement

Kawarau Jet (KJet) is New Zealand’s Original Jet boat Ride, operating since 1958. Come and see what all the excitement is about!

Proudly the world’s first commercial Jet boat operator, KJet is based in the centre of beautiful Queenstown Bay.

We are a family owned business aiming to give our guests memorable experiences, sharing stories and sights that only our slice of New Zealand offers. We are driven to deliver an unparalleled, value-for-money, friendly and exciting Jet boat ride on the scenic waterways of Queenstown, ensuring at all times the safety and comfort of our passengers.

We have a fleet of eight boats offering a range of Jet boat rides and combo deals to suit thrill seekers and families alike. With the largest Jet boat capacity in New Zealand we can offer exclusive private charters for groups of all sizes, carrying up to 140 people at one time.

Responsible Tourism Mission Statement

KJet is committed to delivering a world class New Zealand visitor experience. Our environmental consciousness commits us to engage the most technologically advanced and efficiency oriented configuration of vessel.

Our operating systems are wholly designed to support this with sustainable environmental practices from procurement to recycling of used plant and materials.

We respect the natural environs in which we operate and are privileged to share them with our guests.