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Goldfields Jet

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As the sole operator on the lower end of the Kawarau Gorge, you enter the best of both worlds during your 40 minute adrenaline rush, navigate the shallow, braided waters of the Bannockburn arm before heading up stream through the narrow Kawarau...more
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Kawarau Gorge | State Highway 6, Cromwell, New Zealand
+64 3-445 1038
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth the visit if your driving past! Cam and Tyla are amazing, cheers for a great start to the day! Scenery is fantastic, and the boating was unlike anything I’ve done before! (Feel free to use the photo of Cam for the website 😉)

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Goldfields because I wanted to go gold panning, we were greeted by lovely friendly staff and ended up going on the jet boat ride! Wow it was fun and I driver was confident and funny. We had a blast! Went gold panning...More

Thank AmandaN2877
Trip787375, Owner at Goldfields Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Amanda Thanks for your excellent review. I have let the team know they have done another fantastic job and look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Thank you to Cam and all the team for making our kids first jetboating experience such a fun one. The river was up 2m and Cam drove so professionally considering the tougher conditions he was facing. We would love to return one day to try...More

Thank GnawertheExplorer
Trip787375, Owner at Goldfields Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks for your great review - we look forward to seeing you again for the full day experience! Goldfields Jet

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

We went on the Goldfields Jet and had a blast! Our gentleman driver was friendly and witty and made the ride an even more enjoyable experience. This is not for the faint hearted and you will get wet so wear warm clothes. A definite must...More

Thank theholistictraveller
Trip787375, Owner at Goldfields Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thanks for the great review, we have always said we are the best, but its great to hear from everyone who experiences it first hand. We hope to see you again! Goldfields Jet

Reviewed 20 August 2018

A must do in NZ. Exhilarating, fast and fun in a stunning location. I was so nervous about doing this, but Cam made the experience fantastic, and explained what we were going to do, which made me feel in very safe hands. A great ride,...More

1  Thank kerrydl2018
Trip787375, Owner at Goldfields Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for your review Kerry. I am glad you left smiling. Feel free to return to try out our new products coming soon! Goldfields Jet

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

They emailed me and said my booking was cancelled because other people cancelled and couldn’t do the ride, this was 2-3 hours before the activity, they weren’t even able to offer a solution. Too bad.More

Thank Sofia R
Management response:Responded 31 May 2018

Hi Sofia - Not all that is stated is correct. We tried to call more than once the previous day as well as a txt and email. You responded to us the day of the trip, our solution was to be on standby for the...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

This is the best jet boat I have ever been on. Pete our driver made us feel at ease and made us laugh. Pete also told us some history of the area and goldfields which was great. We were a mixed crowd and had a...More

1  Thank Australiacatcat
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We were really happy that we made the decision to go on this Jet Boat ride. The price was cheaper than most and yet we got about a 40 min ride. There was the thrill ride and the 360 turns of course but also the...More

Thank AmberMoore15
Reviewed 12 February 2018

If you are ever travelling in and or out of Queenstown I would highly recommend giving Goldfields Jet a call! We have passed these guys numerous times and thought one day we must give it a go!! The section of the Kawarau River these guys...More

Thank Anrollah
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I never ever thought much of this place, everytime I passed it i just thought "Meh, won't be that good" now everytime I pass it i Wana go again. Absolutely loved our ride on this jet boat. The jet boat driver was absolutely brilliant, the...More

Thank 1990J
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28 December 2015|
Response from G0ld00 | Property representative |
Sorry no we don't offer transport from Queenstown