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Go Orange Thunder Jet

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THE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE. Discover Queenstown’s untouched and pristine wilderness during your authentic jet boat journey along the historic Kawarau and Shotover Rivers. Thunder Jet’s trip takes you down an exclusive section of the Kawarau River that...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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All reviews kawarau river great fun degree spins great driver shallow water great ride awesome trip boat ride high speed adrenaline rush whole family amazing scenery a lot of fun visiting queenstown thrill levi boats
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip up the lake was really cool and the spins were fun as well. The staff were pleasant and fun to deal with.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did this with my parents who are in their 70's it was great fun and half an hour was plenty of time as it was very cold. This was great value A few more spins would of been good.

Thank Q2646QEkarenw
GoOrangeNZ, Manager at Go Orange Thunder Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Karen, nice to hear your parents enjoyed the trip, it really is a great experience that doesn't take up your whole day :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for morning ride. We were provided over- coats and life jackets. Then they take you around the river. There are 360 degree spins in between. Will recommend any one doing it to wear sunglasses (as strong wind is gushing against your face, its...More

Thank Siddhartha S
GoOrangeNZ, Manager at Go Orange Thunder Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Agreed sunglasses are key on a windy day :) Thanks for taking the time to review your trip

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone in New Zealand should definitely do this. GO jeatboat gives very good value for money. One hour of excitement, wholesome family entertainment.

Thank gaurav_kmr
GoOrangeNZ, Manager at Go Orange Thunder Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We definitely have a awesome family friendly product, and we do try and keep it very good value for money :) Thanks for your feedback

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked this ride through Bookme. Didn’t had much hopes as last time I did Shotover jet. But my expectations were over exceeded as we had driver Rama who was amazing and gave us multiple 360 degree spins and took us all the way to...More

Thank Coolsis
GoOrangeNZ, Manager at Go Orange Thunder Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for you kind words, Rama is a legend, and I will be sure to pass on he exceeded your expectations :) So happy to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your trip Thanks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The jet boat is good fun but it's one of those things, once youve done it once you probably wouldn't do it again because it is quite pricey.

Thank kaelm91
GoOrangeNZ, Manager at Go Orange Thunder Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Kael, glad you tried it just the once :) We hope you enjoyed your holiday in Queenstown

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was great fun and value for money. I took my 6 & 9-year-olds and they loved it too - even with frozen fingers in the late Autumn climate. Would highly recommend.

Thank harrybeynz
GoOrangeNZ, Manager at Go Orange Thunder Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your recommendation Harry, awesome to here the kids enjoyed the trip too Thanks

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time on a jetboat was an awesome experience! Our skipper, Levi was great. He went through the safety instructions before we took off. He was funny and gave a hell of a ride with spins and turns that made the experience really memorable....More

Thank Arrowheadz
GoOrangeNZ, Manager at Go Orange Thunder Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Always good to hear you can take away some good memories of our jet boat adventure, yes you definitely need to dress up warm if the weather is on the colder side. I will pass on your feedback to Levi :) Thanks again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never been on a boat like this before what can I say wow!! What a great adventure, the staff very helpful the driver of the boat very funny and made the whole trip fun. The boat was clean and well-maintained

Thank jonesbasil86
GoOrangeNZ, Manager at Go Orange Thunder Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Jet Boats are amazing machines, glad to hear you enjoyed your trip with Go Orange. Thanks

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fab way to see the outskirts of Queenstown via Lake Wakatipu and Shotover river and an area you would otherwise not see. Excellent mix of fun but also time to admire the beauty of the area. Very trusting and skilled driver :) must do in...More

Thank LizBarter10
GoOrangeNZ, Manager at Go Orange Thunder Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We totally agree with you Liz, it is so nice to go back country and see Queenstown outside of the bubble, we are very lucky to live in and showcase such a beautiful place. Thanks for choosing Go Orange Thunder Jet

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