Goldfields Jet Boat Ride from Cromwell. A spectacular jet boat ride on the mighty Kawarau River through the heart of one of New Zealand’s most historic gold-mining regions. Our specially designed jet boats and highly trained drivers will take you on an unforgettable 40-minute ride through the Kawarau Gorge. Power-to-weight, these 13-seater V8 powered 4.8 metre pocket rockets leave many of the Queenstown boats in their spray. With their small size and stonking big 8.2 lire Chevy motors, the Goldfields Jet fleet of boats are more exciting in multiple high speed 360 degree spins and skim faster past sheer rock walls of the Kawarau Gorge.

Goldfields Jet Boat Ride from Cromwell - Queenstown, New Zealand

Jet Boating
Duration:40 minutes
Price: Starting from $115.00 per person
A spectacular jet boat ride on the mighty Kawarau River through the heart of one of New Zealand’s most historic gold-mining regions. Our specially designed jet boats and highly trained drivers will take you on an unforgettable 40-minute ride through the Kawarau Gorge. Power-to-weight, these 13-seater V8 powered 4.8 metre pocket rockets leave many of the Queenstown boats in their spray. With their small size and stonking big 8.2 lire Chevy motors, the Goldfields Jet fleet of boats are more exciting in multiple high speed 360 degree spins and skim faster past sheer rock walls of the Kawarau Gorge.
A spectacular jet boat ride on the mighty Kawarau River through the heart of one of New Zealand’s most historic gold-mining regions. Our specially designed jet boats and highly trained drivers will take you on an unforgettable 40-minute ride through the Kawarau Gorge. Power-to-weight, these 13-seater V8 powered 4.8 metre pocket rockets leave many of the Queenstown boats in their spray. With their small size and stonking big 8.2 lire Chevy motors, the Goldfields Jet fleet of boats are more exciting in multiple high speed 360 degree spins and skim faster past sheer rock walls of the Kawarau Gorge.

At Goldfields Jet we take pride in being 100% NZ owned and operated. We are also proud to have a 100% safety record, across all our activities, since opening in 1991. We know it’s a privilege to live and work in one of the most stunning areas in the world - we get great satisfaction from seeing our visitors appreciate the unique beauty and unforgettable experiences of the Kawarau Gorge. We look forward to sharing it with you too…
Your experience starts as soon as you arrive in the stunning Kawarau Gorge and are greeted by one of our friendly, fun team. After a full safety briefing, head down to the banks of the mighty Kawarau River and step aboard one of our high-spec, purpose built V8 jet boats - your 40 minute adrenaline journey is about to begin!
Navigate the shallow, braided waters of the Bannockburn arm at epic speeds, power up stream through the breathtakingly narrow Kawarau Gorge, racing past canyon walls before arriving at the base of the impressive Staircase Rapids. The only ride to offer you shallow water and deep rapids in one adrenaline filled hit, with multiple 360º spins thrown in for good measure! No need to look anywhere else - experience the best!

 

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