Family Jet Boat + Minus 5°ICE BAR

Jet boat + Minus 5° Ice Bar

The Minus 5° ICE BAR is only open if Queenstown is in COVID-19 Alert Level One.

Create special memories by booking our KJet Chiller Family combo. Enjoy a 60 minute Jet boat ride and entry to the Minus 5° ICE BAR for 2 adults and 2 children with 2 cocktails and 2 mocktails for only $359. You can add an extra child for $75, an extra adult for $127 and infants 2 – 4 travel for free with paying adult.

The kids will have a blast with a 60 minute Jet boat trip across three waterways, Lake Wakatipu and the world famous Kawarau and Shotover Rivers, traveling at speeds of up to 95kph. Only KJet offers 45km of unforgettable thrills, spins and smiles in one of the world’s most stunning locations. Then head over to Minus 5° ICE BAR made of over 18 tonnes of crystal clear ice architecture. You’ll be dressed warm like an Eskimo (but feel like a penguin!) and you can explore ice furniture, handmade ice carvings and taste delicious drinks from ice glasses.

With no heights restrictions to ride the Big Yellows and child sized life jackets available, KJet is the perfect activity for your family holiday.

Our Jet boat trips depart from the Main Town Pier, an easy walk for little legs from centrally located accommodation.

This product is not available on Christmas Day.

  • ADULT $127

  • CHILD $75

  • FAMILY $359

Family Price includes a 60 minute Jet Boat trip and entry to the Minus 5° ICE BAR for 2 adults and 2 children. Additional adults are $127 per person and additional children are $75 per person. Special rate applies until 30 September 2021.


The Minus 5° ICE BAR is only open if Queenstown is in COVID-19 Alert Level One. Please indicate your preferred day and time. It's a good idea to leave a bit of time between your Jet boat and Minus 5° ICE BAR bookings, in case you get a little wet on the Jet boat. 


  • An unforgettable ride on the world famous Shotover & Kawarau Rivers
  • 60 minutes of fun and stunning scenery
  • 360° spins in one of our high powered, twin engine Jet boats
  • Entry to the Minus 5° ICE BAR for 2 adults and 2 children with 2 cocktails and 2 mocktails
  • No height restrictions to ride KJet, infants aged 2-4 go free but must be able to fit into one of our infant life jackets
  • Fastest Jet boats in town – reaching speeds of up to 95kph
  • Real Jet boating in water that’s less than 5cm deep in places
  • Great value – more bang for your buck with epic deals for kids
  • Hassle free – just step on board one of our Big Yellow Jet boats at the Main Town Pier on Queenstown’s waterfront. We’re located right in the heart of Queenstown Bay.
  • Innovation and safety – we designed the first roll bar system, as well as twin engine technology and heated handrails
  • Knowledgeable skilled drivers trained to the highest standard in the industry
  • 100% Kiwi – locally owned and operated


KJet: Every hour on the hour, 10am to 6pm. Leaves from Main Town Pier, Queenstown. Check in is 15 minutes before departure.

The Minus 5° ICE BAR is only open if Queenstown is in COVID-19 Alert Level 1.


Children aged between 5 and 14 years are eligible for child rate. Infants aged 2-4 years ride FREE with an accompanying parent or caregiver and must sit on their knee if seating is not available. Children and infants must be able to fit into one of our life jackets to ride KJet.




KJet Jet boat Trip

    Q. What should I wear on the Jet boat?

    A. For your comfort we recommend that you dress for the weather conditions on the day, keeping in mind that in our boats you will be travelling at 95kph and therefore the wind-chill can be frosty! Don’t forget to bring a waterproof jacket, your sunglasses, (or goggles in winter) sunscreen, as well as hats & gloves in winter months. Please ensure your little ones are dressed especially warm.

    Q. Can I take my bags on the Jet boat?

    A. Bags are now allowed on the Jet boats. We do request that you please leave your valuables at home. Under COVID-19 Alert Level 2, we are unable to store any belongings. Under COVID-19 Alert Level 1, we are able to store backpacks or handbags.

    Q. Can I take my camera on the Jet boat?

    A. On our trip there are many fantastic photo opportunities so YES, we’d love you to take your camera on board to capture these moments and share them. However, your camera is taken on board at your own risk, keep in mind with Jet boating there is the risk of getting slightly wet and we need you to be able to hold on to the hand rails, especially during our 360° spins. If you need more information about this please chat to our Reservations Team and Drivers when you check-in for your trip.

    Q. Will I get wet on the Jet boat?

    A. Part of the fun with Jet boating is the spray and drama! We recommend you wear a waterproof jacket. If you are really worried about getting wet then please request to our staff that you sit in the centre seats of the boat. Please note we can’t guarantee seating.

    Q. What is your child age?

    A. Our child age is 5-14 years. Our Infant age is 2-4 years and travel for FREE with an accompanying adult, as long as they can fit a lifejacket.

    Q. What are the weight/height restrictions to ride KJet?

    A. Children – there is no height restriction to ride KJet. However, children must be able to fit into one of our life jackets. Adults – we do not have a weight restriction to ride KJet but you must be able to fit into one of our life jackets. We have a wide variety of life jackets available going up to a maximum size of 4XL.

    Q. Can I ride KJet if I am pregnant?

    A. Unfortunately, pregnant thrill-seekers are unable to ride KJet

    Q. Can you Jet boat in the winter?

    A. Absolutely! We also have heated hand-rails to keep your hands toasty and warm.

    Q. Is it wheelchair accessible?

    A. Yes absolutely, as long as a Caregiver can help our drivers carry you down a set of stairs and assist you into the Jet boat.

Minus 5° Ice Bar

    Q. Is it cold?

    A. Yes. The temperature ranges from -5° to – 10°. Chilly as!

    Q. Do I need to dress for the cold?

    A. No. We provide everything to transform you into an eskimo so you are nice and warm.

    Q. Are children allowed?

    A. Yes. Babies, toddlers and children are all welcome

    Q. Can we bring a camera?

    A. Yes. But at your own risk. We have specialised photo equipment to capture your unique experience

    Q. Does the Ice Bar ever melt?

    A. No… but, the bar changes every 3 months. Blocks of ice, chainsaws, chisels and 1 talented ice carver create our amazing frozen world!

    Q. What else do i need to bring with me for my antarctic experience?

    A. Besides a smile and some extra cash in case you want a cocktail refill, you will need to bring proof of age. Acceptable forms of ID include: HANZ 18+, NZ drivers license or passports.

    Q. Is the Ice Bar wheelchair accessible?

    A. The entrance can be a tiny bit narrow for some bigger chairs, but please contact us on 03 442 6050 to check.



what to bring:

  • Warm Jacket

    Warm Jacket

  • Casual Footwear

    Casual Footwear

  • Sunglasses


  • Sunscreen


  • Camera


we provide:

  • Life Jacket

    Life Jacket