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Jet Boating in Kawarau River, Queenstown, Otago New Zealand

Engines:
750 horse power V8
Speed:
49mi/80km per hour
Queenstown is considered by many as the capital of extreme sports. It is situated in Otago region, in the South Island, New Zealand, and is surrounded by Lake Wakatipu and the awe-inspiring Southern Alps.

Kawarau River lies on the east side of Queenstown and begins its course from Lake Wakatipu and extends 37 mi/60 km further away, until it merges with Lake Dunstan. The river and the surrounding area were the setting for the film Lord of the Rings. Kawarau River is ideal for jet boating lovers.

360-degree spins, twists and turns offer the most thrilling jet boating experience. The speed boats are equipped with two 750 horse power V8 engines and internal propellers, so they can reach up to 49 mi/80 km per hour. Enjoy the magnificent and wild scenery surrounding the river, as well as the view while passing under the historic Kawarau Bridge.

Don’t forget to bring with you: camera, sunglasses, sunscreen and warm clothes. Life jackets are provided by the operators.

Relevant activites based in New Zealand

Rafting & Outdoor activities, North Island
/ Kaituna River, New Zealand, North Island

Winter/Spring 2017-2020

Oceania/South America/Europe

January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.

Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.

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