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48 Hours in Queenstown

15 June 2017

Queenstown really is the heart of New Zealand, the pulse lies somewhere between the dramatic landscape, the glistening Lake Wakatipu and the sense of adventure that is forever presenting itself. We went right to the core of this electric town to uncover everything it had to offer. There is something undeniably spectacular about finding a locals favourite and a sanctuary amid the bustle.

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First class engineering at Shotover Jet

27 January 2017

Rikki deserves a round of high-fives for recently graduating with his second certificate in Marine Systems Engineering, as well as winning the Bruce Robinson Memorial Rotary International Youth Leadership Award 2016.

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Shotover Jet’s original “Big Red” finds exciting new home at National Motorsport Museum

5 May 2016

Shotover Jet’s original “Big Red” finds exciting new home at National Motorsport Museum  Shotover Jet’s first aluminum boat used for commercial operation on the Shotover River has retired from the...

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Top Things To Do In New Zealand

18 April 2016

So, before you pack your bags and head to our magnificent country, here are a few things we recommend you try.

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Shotover Jet appoints experienced new Business Manager

2 March 2016

Mrs Cave, 35, has significant operational and management experience in tourism, and will join the Ngāi Tahu Tourism-owned company on May 30.

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Shotover Jet Drivers Clock Up Impressive Trip Milestone

13 January 2016

Nick Simpson, 41, who has worked for Shotover Jet for over 13 years, clocked up 15,000 trips through the famous Shotover Canyons, and 37-year-old Mike Topp, a driver with the...

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Queenstown Adventure Activities

8 January 2016

Thanks to its amazing location, Queenstown is able to offers a range of fun, fast, adrenaline-fuelled activities, from jet boating along the braided Dart River and through the tight Shotover...

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Shotover Jet’s Golden Anniversary

13 November 2015

An early Hamilton jet, similar to the boats used by the pioneering Melhop brothers, Harold and Alan, founders of Shotover Jet Services in 1965, was accompanied by the very first...

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Shotover Jet Drivers Celebrate 50 Years in Style

3 November 2015

Queenstown’s Shotover Jet drivers get into spirit of 50 years birthday celebration with retro uniforms   Forget about Throwback Thursday – jet boat drivers at Queenstown’s iconic Shotover Jet are...

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