KJet

KJet

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Jenna Neivandt

Ranking: 7/10

Not a bad hour out on the water. We were sitting in the front row so was a bit underwhelming. Try sit in the back row to get more of the action. We got to about 90km/hr and did some great spins. I think kids would enjoy this.
I would recommend a beanie/ear warmers and sunglasses. The hand rails are heated so gloves aren't really necessary

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Patz

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Wow! What a thrill! Awesome! Pure adrenaline. The driver was excellent! Stopped in several spots with great professional explanation. The safety was great. The thrilling spins were great. Remember when you arrive they have also an aquarium! We want to go back for more! We recommend it. 👌🏼

Reviewed about 2 years ago

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Rachael Sleege

Germany

Ranking: 9/10

Amazing, extreme boat experience. Takes you on a much longer ride. Very nice and funny staff. Felt safe all the time. Book in advance!!

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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David Horley

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

KJet take you on the lake and then two rivers with different characteristics. The driver made a special effort to make it exciting with 360 degree spins and weaving in and out of obstacles on the river. Great fun.

Reviewed about 2 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Rebecca Holmes

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Driver stopped and gave us information on various places.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Adam Pullinger

England

Ranking: 3/10

$100 for an hour ride in a jet boat - however, it does not deliver on the thrills it advertises. An average experience.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Saskia Irblich

Germany

Ranking: 6/10

It was nice to do once, but very expensive. Also, it was not much action, less than expected.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in December 2016

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Sharron

Australia

Ranking: 8/10

A fun and at time thrilling one hour jet boat ride.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Andy Howard

Australia

Ranking: 7/10

Pretty good. The driver was personable and smiled.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Robertoi

Lithuania

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing experience! The boat was very fast and fun! Perfect activity if you want to see mountains, rivers and have adrenalin!

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Lucy Murray

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Awesome experience! Such great, experienced boat drivers (coming from someone always on boats). Highly recommend!

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Steve Elliott

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Great fun and great people.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

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Markus Spitzmueller

Germany

Ranking: 7/10

Was okay, had an engine failure on the river, so we stayed for 1 hour in the boat, just an excuse nothing more......

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in January 2014

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Andrew Cattanach

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Great fun and good service - and long duration (about an hour).

One of the few companies we found who would accommodate children under 5 so would recommend to younger families. We were well looked after from start to finish.

Both our 9 & 3 year olds had a ball. Mainly on the lake and open (but very narrow and shallow) rivers - not up the river gorges - so not the full thrill for the adrenaline junkies, but pretty exciting all the same.

Reviewed over 5 years ago

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Ryan J

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Fantastic experience. Its one of the longest jet boat rides on offer and you get a full hour of jet boating as opposed to the 20 minutes you get on some of the other similar priced operators. The captain was very informative and stopped every so often to point things out and the scenery you get to experience is amazing, I wished I had taken my camera. Highly recommended and I would do this again in a heart beat plus the girls running the operation and answering the phone provided outstanding customer service and fully looked after my wife and one year old who were waiting there for me to get back.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

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Richard Spandonk

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

An hour on a jetboat, while others do it in only 20 minutes. It is so exciting and wonderful. After that 30mins helicopter flight to the mountains of Queenstown. Very good price and quality.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Beeny

England

Ranking: 8/10

Jet boat ride good as travelled across lake Wakatipu, Kawarau and Shotover Rivers. Great way to see surroundings - not as adrenaline pumping as Shotover Jet. Pricey.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Jeltje

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Good value for our costs, good information, took care of people and made sure they were alright.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Geoff Andrew

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Exciting.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2011

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Leroy Dimitri

France

Ranking: 9/10

Very good pilot.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Julie

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Fun, scenic, fast, lots of spins, friendly efficient service.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Richard Broughton

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Very good, safe.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Matthys Kikke

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

In retrospect we would go for the Shotover jetboat. On the Kawarau jetboat you won't go through the narrow cliffs. It is cheaper and longer than the Shotover though.

Reviewed over 8 years ago

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Jill

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Excellent value for money. Our best experience in Queenstown. Driver was great - friendly and funny. Loved the hour long ride. A real buzz.

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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Montys

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Great driver, but a little disappointed we didn't get into the 'canyon' part of the river. Did lots of turns which we all enjoyed. Kids loved it!!

Reviewed almost 9 years ago

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OMPA

Switzerland

Ranking: 10/10

Super.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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dring

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Really good value for meoney and exciting boat trip.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Jana Steve

Germany

Ranking: 5/10

Did expect more.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Sally Hall

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

really enjoyed this trip, our driver was very informative and gave us a really good ride.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Steve Budd

Australia

Ranking: 3/10

Very ordinary + most of the 1 hour we had a terrible trip across the lake. We sat in the back + couldn't see (shotover jet looked better)

Reviewed over 9 years ago and experienced in March 2009

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brendar

Ireland

Ranking: 8/10

1 hour trip. Excellent. Driver good. Very safe. Lots of fun!

Reviewed about 10 years ago and experienced in April 2009

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Ray

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Despite a rainy day it was a great ride! Loved the long ride and saw a lot! Our driver was cool and very safe!

Reviewed over 10 years ago and experienced in January 2009

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Linsey Evans

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great people who run Kawarau Jet. Awesome ride with great local knowledge shared by the driver! Great value for money and loved the 360's!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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joevw

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Picked this as it gives good value for money - longer tour for less $$. We left from Queenstown. Excellent comfort + safety. Saw 2 rivers and had thrills. Good driver - very funny.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Elise Thomson

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

What an amazing trip!! Best experience in Queenstown. Great because you get a whole hour on the boat so is great value for money, our driver Brett was fantastic!!

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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JensM

Denmark

Ranking: 7/10

Okay trip. Nice they allowed children age 4 on board.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Sandra Eschbaumer

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Great experience!! Thanks to our driver Glenn!!
Best choice for a boat ride.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Rory

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Best value for money boat trip on the Island. Across the lake, looking at the Mountains, down the Kawarau River, turn up the Shotover River, time for a short history lesson then back again. Running over waters just 100mm or so messes with your head. My wife and I loved it. Coming back into Queenstown via the Kawarau alone is worth the money.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Christian

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Fun.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Jessy

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Speed, fun, wet, 360 degree turns.

Reviewed over 10 years ago

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Maria

Austria

Ranking: 10/10

Funny and interesting.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Ellen

Ireland

Ranking: 10/10

Great fun, fair price, friendly relaxed staff.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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jonathan

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome. So worth it. Mark our driver was friendly and helpful. Thanks.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Michelle

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Great value for money for family. Fast and fun with time to see the beauty of the area. Was a cold day but they provided beanies, gloves, coats which was very welcome.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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P&L Mooney

Australia

Ranking: 9/10

Great, professional driver. Well done.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Paul

Australia

Ranking: 7/10

Really good fun and felt very safe. Great experience.

Reviewed almost 11 years ago

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Arnaud Dionisio

France

Ranking: 8/10

Very exciting trip with lots of laughs. Nice price and I felt very secure.

Reviewed about 11 years ago

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Sanne

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Good driver, joking and informative regarding the landscape.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Matt Walker

New Zealand

Ranking: 6/10

Good value for money.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Dan Adamson

New Zealand

Ranking: 7/10

Great ride but not that scary! Good looking staff!

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Jo

England

Ranking: 8/10

Great fun. Well organised and good safety procedures. Very informative and approachable people.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Thomas Hartseiker

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very good action! Really good.

Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Archie Murdoch

England

Ranking: 8/10

Friendly staff. Driver spins when you want to and had good info

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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johnb1

Ranking: 6/10

still goes to bottom of shotover ,lot longer and starts from queenstown wharf far better

Reviewed almost 12 years ago

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Kate

England

Ranking: 8/10

Lots cheaper and longer than the Shotover - great fun!

Reviewed about 12 years ago and experienced in April 2007

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Stevenson

United Kingdom

Ranking: 8/10

Good value and good experience.

Reviewed about 12 years ago and experienced in March 2007