New Zealand's original 50 minute Jet boat ride

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Only KJet offers an unforgettable jet boat ride with over 60 minutes of monumental thrills, spins and exhilaration across three waterways in one of the world’s most stunning locations – Queenstown, New Zealand.


  • 60 minute Jet boat ride in Queenstown
  • The world’s first commercial Jet boat company
  • A wild ride on the Kawarau and Shotover Rivers
  • Two rivers, one lake and 43km of pure adrenalin
  • 360° spins and 360° views
  • High powered, twin engine Jet boats
  • Photo and video packs available to purchase at additional cost
  • FREE entry to Queenstown Underwater Observatory

FREE ENTRY to our underwater observatory WITH EVERY KJet ride

  • ADULT $125

  • CHILD $69

  • FAMILY $307

Family price applies to 2 adults and 2 children.

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Firstly, your twin engine Jet boat ride begins across crystal clear Lake Wakatipu at breath-taking speed, surrounded by majestic mountains and mesmerising scenery. Then you zoom under the Kawarau Dam onto the deep green waters of The Kawarau River, complete with lots of 360° spins. Next the adventure heightens as your driver navigates the fast –moving currents of the narrow braided Shotover River, racing up the shallow channels at speeds of up to 85KPH in water that’s less than 10cm deep in places.

Finally, you return to the Pier for a complimentary view from Queenstown’s Underwater Observatory, where photos and videos from your trip can be purchased and you can get up close and personal with our fascinating rainbow trout and lake-life.

Join us for an hour of exhilaration and a lifetime of thrilling memories.

Driven by over 50 years of passion, KJet is locally owned and operated, and proud of its heritage as the world’s first commercial Jet boat ride operation.

Review - Mental!

Never tried a jet boat before, but what a way to 'refresh' yourself after a 2hr flight! Seriously good fun, with great hosts. Driver was fun and informative and made great use of the boat. Never felt unsafe, but the ride was thrilling and great fun. Wonderful way to traverse the light at high speed, even if you do get a little damp at the back! I recommend ensuring you have sunglasses even if it's not sunny, as the spray sometimes gets in your eyes and you want to keep your eyes open trust me! Throughly recommended!

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