Shotover River Rafting + Thunder Jet

Queenstown Rafting - Shotover River
Queenstown Rafting - Shotover River
Shotover Jet
Queenstown Rafting
Queenstown Rafting - Shotover River
Shotover Jet

Shotover River Rafting + Thunder Jet offers rafting and jetboating in one day. Jump on board the Shotover Jet for 1 hour of excitement. Powering through the lower canyons of the beautiful Shotover River, centimetres from rock walls and feel the exhilaration of 360 degree turns.

After landing back on terra firma, meet your Queenstown Rafting guides where you will raft peaceful rivers at first to give you time to practice, before reaching the exciting rapids of the lower canyon.

Add some excitement to your next New Zealand holiday with this great adrenaline filled Queenstown tour!

Please note that this tour is no longer available from 01 October 2019.


  • Go Orange Thunder Jet Ride across Lake Wakatipu and along the Kawarau River
  • White water river rafting on the Shotover River


  • All transfers from Queenstown and between tours
  • All rafting equipment and clothing
  • Extensive safety instructions and paddling techniques
  • 1 hour Go Orange Thunder Jet Boat ride
  • Hot showers and sauna


Rafting departures: 08.00/13.00 01Oct-17Nov & 01Apr-31May, 08.00/10.00/13.00/15.00 18Nov-31Mar

Thunder Jet Boat Departures: 09.00/11.00/12.00/13.00/14.00/15.00/16.00/17.00/18.00 01Oct-30Apr, 10.00/12.00/13.00/14.00/15.00/16.00 01May-30Sep

Itinerary may be reversed or split over 2 days to suit customer preferences.Tour does not operate 25 December.

Note: transfers from your hotel are not provided.

Additional Info

Children: Rafting is not available to children under 13 years. Under 18, requires a guardian, conditions apply.
What to Bring: Swimwear and towel
Please Note: It is recommended that no valuables be brought along. Minimum weight requirement - 40 kg. Rafting trips require a minimum 8 people to operate. Food is available for purchase at own cost.
Operated By: Queenstown Rafting (Go Orange)