Check-in, trip departures & duration

Trip departures

Our jet boats depart up to every 15 minutes and operate every day (weather and river conditions permitting) except Christmas day.

Check-in

Your check in time at the Shotover Jet River Base is 30 minutes prior to departure. 

Jet boat ride duration

Each jet boat ride is approximately 25 minutes.

Complimentary shuttle times

Shotover Jet provide a free transport service from The Station Information Centre (25 Shotover Street) to the Shotover Jet Base.

 If you are catching the shuttle, please arrive at The Station at least 60 minutes prior to your scheduled boat departure time. The shuttle takes 10-15 minutes to get to the Shotover Jet base.

 As shuttle capacity is limited, please ensure you have ample time to get to your boat. For groups of 10+ it is highly recommended that you contact us prior to arrange transport.