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Join us for Locals Day and Ride the Shotover Jet for only $59!!

Proceeds going to Happiness House, community supporting community!

Support your community with Wall to Wall Canyon Action and Canyon Thrills!

Prepare yourself for the ultimate jet boating experience with Shotover Jet - the unique, breathtaking white water ride and adrenaline rush you’ll never forget. Ride the World Famous Shotover Jet for only $59 with proceeds going to Happiness House.

Alongside the iconic Shotover Jet experience, there will be plenty of activities for all the whānau to enjoy!

  • Be the driver of your very own Shotover Jet, get a photo on our decking area!
  • Enjoy some kai from your local favourites Canyon Brewing
  • Cool down on the beach with your local favourites Mr Whippy
  • Amazing prizes to be won in our raffle supporting local mental health charity Headlight

Trips will be running between 9.30am - 4.00pm.

Bookings recommended - Book your spot with our reservations team via email or phone and quote LOCALS DAY / Free phone 0800 802 804 / Direct +64 3 442 5571


  • Locals Day - Saturday 28 October 2023.

  • All participants booked through Locals Day promotion must provide proof of residence or employment within the Queenstown Lakes District or Central Otago Region at time of booking/check in. Failure to do so will result in full retail fare being charged.

  • Adult and Children $59pp, Children under 5yrs travel free (minimum height requirement 1m)

  • Transport to and from Shotover Jet is not included and you will be required to make your own to our base at 3 Arthurs Point Road. We have plenty of parking available on site.


Happiness House

When you purchase your ticket for Locals Day 2023, the proceeds of your ticket will be going to our chosen charity Happiness House.

Happiness House, Queenstown’s independent community support centre since 1991, offers a welcoming, warm, non-judgemental and caring community drop-in centre in a home-like environment.  This is a space for people to connect with each other, gain support and access free services that help strengthen the wellbeing of the Whakatipu community.

To find out more about their mahi in the Tāhuna Queenstown community click here.


Also as part of our Locals Day, we will be running an amazing prize raffle in collaboration with some of your favourite local Queenstown and Ngāi Tahu Tourism experiences! All raffle tickets purchased will support our chosen mental health charity Headlight.

Headlight’s mission is to increase mental health literacy, so that people have the skills, knowledge and confidence to better understand their own mental health, know how to protect it and how to actively support the mental wellbeing of friends, family and whānau.

To find out more about their mahi and how you can work with Headlight, click here.