Jet Boat Ride +Wine and Food Tour
JET BOAT + QUEENSTOWN WINE TOUR
Enjoy a thrilling 60 minute Jet boat ride followed by a small group wine tour with Queenstown Wine Trail, sampling local wines at three Central Otago wineries. This combo is the perfect combination of adrenaline and relaxation.
Start your day with a Jet boat trip leaving from Central Queenstown Bay and travel up the famous Kawarau and Shotover Rivers. Our expert drivers will navigate channels less than 5cm deep, complete 360° spins and get you up to speeds of 95kph.
During your half day wine tour, you’ll experience world class Central Otago wine and food. The delicious lunch consists of several tasting dishes each perfectly matched by the Chief Winemaker and Head Chef, using estate wines and fresh local produce. You’ll enjoy wine tasting and presentations at 3 wineries, including one larger well-known winery and two boutique wineries. This tour includes a visit to New Zealand’s largest underground wine cave. Here you’ll receive insights into the Central Otago wine industry whilst savouring premium wine.
Tour departs 10am – 5.30pm. Leaves from Main Town Pier, Queenstown. Check in for Jet boat is 15 minutes before departure. You will be picked up by Queenstown Wine Trail at 11.50am from The Station Building, meaning you have 50 minutes in between activities. Combo requires a minimum of 2 adults to confirm booking.
Please advise of dietary requirements when booking. Combo requires a minimum of 2 adults to confirm booking.
- 60 minute Jet boat ride in Queenstown
- Hosted tastings at three wineries
- Underground wine cave tour
- Lunch with wine match
Tour departs 10am – 5.30pm. Leaves from Main Town Pier, Queenstown. Check in is 15 minutes before departure.
You will be picked up by Queenstown Wine Trail at 11.50am from The Station Building, meaning you have 50 minutes in between activities. Please note Wine Sampler does not operate on Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day.
TAKE A PIECE OF ADRENALINE ACTION HOME WITH YOU!
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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. We are able to store backpacks or handbags. We do request that you please leave your valuables at home.
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 carry you down a set of stairs and assist you with getting in and out of the Jet boat.
Q. Can I ride with KJet if I have a medical or physical condition?
A. Please get in contact with our team if you have a medical or physical condition that may affect the enjoyment of your ride. If for any reason, you are unable to get in and out of the Jet boat by yourself, you will need to have a support person with you to help you get in and out of the Jet boat. If you are unable to hold onto the handrail or brace yourself with your feet throughout the duration of the ride, you will need to have a support person travel with you. If you’re unsure about an existing condition, we recommend you consult with your doctor prior for advice. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.
Q. Do you drop back to our accommodation?
A. This tour offers courtesy drop-off at selected Queenstown accommodation providers, as well as downtown Queenstown. Please provide details upon booking.
Q. Is the transport wheelchair accessible?
A. We don’t have a wheel chair lift or ramp with space for a fixed wheel chair in any of the vehicles but can take people that have foldable wheelchairs. You need to be able to either weight bear yourself to get from the chair to a seat in the van and or have someone with you that is able to lift you from the wheelchair to the seat in the van. We can then fold and stow the wheelchair. Please contact us for more information 03-441 3990.
Q. What company is the wine tour with?
A. The half day wine and food experience is provided by Queenstown Wine Trail.
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