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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 opens 30 minutes before the trip departure.

Jet boat ride duration

Each jet boat ride is 25 minutes.

Complimentary shuttle times

If you are using our complimentary shuttle service from Queenstown, allow 1.5 hours for the return trip.

Complimentary shuttle transfers depart from ‘The Station’ Information Centre, corner Shotover and Camp Streets, in downtown Queenstown every 30 minutes on the half hour. There is an additional shuttle that leaves 45 minutes prior to Sunrise Jet.