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40 Minute Jet Boat Ride on Kawarau River

$130 each

40 Minute Jet Boat Ride on Kawarau River

Highlands Motorsport Park - Show on map
Highlands Motorsport Park - Show on map For 1 person
Goldfields Jet


  • Experience a thrilling 40 minute Jet Boat ride experience
  • Race past canyon walls and hold on tight for 360 spins
  • Take in spectacular views along the mighty Kawarau River

Hold on tight and buckle up as you are taken on this high speed jet boat ride on the mighty Kawarau River. Your highly-trained jet boat driver will navigate shallow braided water, race past canyon walls at epic speeds and finish off with some unforgettable 360 spins, so hold on tight!

What's Included?

  • Spectacular 40 Minute Jet Boat Ride on the Kawarau River
  • Full length, protective spray jackets and life jackets
  • Extensive commentary on the history of the area
  • Free Highlands Museum entry pass

Prepare for the thrill of your life with this 40 minute jet boat ride on the Kawarau River in Central Otago. Arriving 30 minutes before to check in, buckle into your life jacket and settle into your seat on this high speed jet boat. Take off discovering the Kawarau Gorge and learn about the history of the region from your experienced skipper. Next, you’ll pick up speed and zip past sheer rock cliff faces, giant boulders and into the shallower waters of Bannockburn. After viewing the Kawarau Gorge, hold on tight as you’ll speed up all the way to the ‘Staircase Rapid’ and end the ride with some 360 spins. This experience is perfect for an afternoon or morning activity to get the heart racing, all whilst enjoying the breathtaking scenery of the Kawarau River.

Session Length

  • This experience takes approximately 40 minutes
  • Please arrive to check in 30 minutes before your departure time


  • Children must be over 5 years old to enjoy this experience
  • The hand rails are heated for extra comfort
  • 100% Safety record


  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Dress Code

Warm clothing is recommended in the winter. Please wear comfortable shoes and bring sunscreen, a camera, and sunglasses.

This experience takes place at Highlands Motorsport Park Corner of SH6 and Sandflat Road, Cromwell.

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