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Into the eye of the Shotover Jet

Welcome To’s intrepid adrenaline junkie, Madeleine Swain hits Queenstown on a whirlwind visit to ride the Shotover Jet. This is how it all went down…
 
Entering the Shotover Jet building you are greeted by a wall of smiling celebrity faces, togged up in their macs and lifejackets. Ben Harper, Laura Dern and, yes, even Gandalf himself (Sir Ian McKellen) are among those happy to have braved the thrilling ride, with its 360-spins and hair-raising cliff (almost) grazing passes.