Discover Queenstown’s untouched and pristine wilderness during your authentic jet boat adventure along the historic Kawarau River.
Experience the exhilarating adventure of a whole hour of world famous 360° spins, skimming the water at exciting speeds of up to 90kmph, going the furthest distance of 44km, and delightfully complemented by our storytelling commentary.
You are entitled to the ultimate bragging rights on board Go Orange Thunder Jet. With frequent photo opportunities, you are spoilt for choice when capturing your own jet boat memories to take home and show your friends and families. Take our 25 minute OR 1 hour experience!
In case you haven't found the information you were looking for, we've put together some of the most common questions our customers ask about our trips. If you need more specific answers, please contact us directly.
Will I get wet?
We do provide our customers with spray jackets that are worn under your lifejacket to keep you mostly warm and dry.
Can I take my camera?
Yes, you may take your camera. We do plenty of photo stops so it’s definitely worth it, this is at your own risk.
Can i take my bag?
We have a safe locker for you to store your valuables, if it is necessary to take a small bag for medical reasons, this will not be a problem just let the friendly staff know.
Can I take my 2 year old?
Yes. Jet boating is a great family activity and luckily Thunder Jet have no height restrictions so the whole family can join in.
Can I ride on the jet boat if I am pregnant?
We don’t recommend going jet boating while pregnant, unfortunately.
Will i get seasick?
Jet boating should not make you feel seasick. Go Orange Thunder Jet goes down the river where it is calmest even when the lake is rough.