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Shotover Jet drivers clock up significant trip milestones

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 1:14 pm | Shotover Jet

The depth of experience in the Shotover Jet boat driver team was marked this week with two drivers clocking up significant milestones. More >>

A day to remember in Shotover Jet driver Wayne’s world

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 12:43 pm | Shotover Jet

That’s one happy Shotover Jet boat driver -- the royal photo with Wayne immediately to the right of the Duke of Cambridge More >>

Queenstown schoolkids celebrate 50 years of Shotover Jet

Tuesday, 13 October 2015, 8:57 am | Shotover Jet

Queenstown tourism pioneer Shotover Jet is pulling out all the stops to celebrate its fiftieth anniversary celebration – offering free jetboat rides to all primary school-aged children in the Wakatipu Basin. More >>

50 years of Shotover Jet boat history

Friday, 9 October 2015, 10:59 am | Shotover Jet

Fifty years of innovation, tourism history and success is on display for all to see at Queenstown International Airport this month and next. More >>

Shotover Jet installs HD cameras in all Jet boats

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 1:53 pm | Shotover Jet

Leading New Zealand tourism operator Shotover Jet has installed state-of-the-art High Definition (HD) cameras on its entire jet boat fleet, providing guests with improved footage of their once-in-a-lifetime experience. More >>

Cracking performances at Shotover Jet Christmas Cracker

Monday, 8 December 2014, 2:45 pm | Shotover Jet

This weekend’s Shotover Jet Christmas Cracker community show started the festive season in spectacular style. More >>

Shotover Jet ride rated in top 19 in the world

Monday, 1 September 2014, 4:17 pm | Shotover Jet

Shotover Jet ride rated in top 19 in the world Queenstown’s world-famous jet boat thrill Shotover Jet has once again been rated amongst the best in the world for tourism experiences. Global media giant CNN has just published a ‘scrap all those other ... More >>

Capturing Shotover Jet footage via head-mounted cameras

Friday, 4 July 2014, 10:14 am | Shotover Jet

Queenstown tourism giant Shotover Jet is embracing technological advances enabling holidaymakers to capture their own jet boating experience on camera for the first time. More >>

Shotover Jet “delighted” to host Duke and Duchess

Monday, 3 March 2014, 9:39 am | Shotover Jet

Iconic New Zealand tourism operator Shotover Jet is “thrilled and delighted” to host the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their visit to Queenstown next month. More >>

Shotover Jet introduces spacious new coach fleet

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 1:33 pm | Shotover Jet

Queenstown’s most exciting jet boat ride, Shotover Jet has introduced three new luxury coaches to transport customers to its Shotover River base. More >>

Shotover Jet says ‘welcome’ to visitors for Chinese New Year

Tuesday, 5 February 2013, 5:45 pm | Shotover Jet

Queenstown’s tourism leader Shotover Jet is going the extra mile to say ‘huān yíng’ (welcome) to Chinese visitors in the resort town celebrating the Year of the Snake. More >>

Shotover Jet Accelerates E-xcellerate

Thursday, 6 December 2012, 11:03 am | Shotover Jet

A high school ‘e-learning’ system touted as the future of education has been accelerated thanks to the generosity of Queenstown’s Shotover Jet and local supporters. More >>

Shotover Jet customers take the thrills home

Monday, 26 November 2012, 2:14 pm | Shotover Jet

New technology on board Shotover Jet’s Big Red boats means customers can now easily relive the thrills of their high-speed adrenalin trip as soon as they’re back on dry land. More >>

Shotover Jet makes the switch to new high performance engine

Monday, 19 November 2012, 5:16 pm | Shotover Jet

One of the icons of New Zealand tourism is today celebrating ‘small steps’ taken to make big improvements to its environmental performance. More >>

Locals Day - Eleven-year-old digs up gold nugget

Monday, 19 November 2012, 4:53 pm | Shotover Jet

Eleven-year-old Andie Gillings couldn’t believe her luck as she dug up the one and only gold nugget from the beach beside the Shotover River, Queenstown, on Saturday (November 17) . Valued at $2300, Andie had staked her claim as Queenstown’s latest ... More >>

Going For Gold

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 6:27 pm | Shotover Jet

Six-year old Queenstown Primary student Jack Kennedy is ‘lucky last’ to hold this $2300 bar of gold before it is buried at Arthurs Point in preparation for Shotover Jet’s Locals’ Day and mini gold rush on Saturday (November 17). Lucky Queenstown ... More >>

Shotover Jet Relives The Gold Rush At Locals’ Day

Monday, 5 November 2012, 3:05 pm | Shotover Jet

Media Release from Shotover Jet 5 November 2012 Shotover Jet Relives The Gold Rush At Locals’Day Celebrating 150 years since gold was discovered on Queenstown’s Shotover River, tourism leader Shotover Jet is giving local kids the chance to ‘strike ... More >>

Shotover Jet Launches New Jet Boats

Tuesday, 8 May 2012, 4:33 pm | Shotover Jet

One of the greatest icons of New Zealand tourism has reinforced its status as a world leader in commercial jet boating with the development of a new custom-designed ‘Big Red’ jet boat. More >>

Shotover Jet locals’ day

Monday, 5 December 2011, 7:36 pm | Shotover Jet

Queenstown’s Wakatipu Youth Trust has benefitted from tourism icon Shotover Jet’s “biggest ever” locals day to the tune of more than $10,000. More >>

Tourism icon Shotover Jet flies the flag for rugby

Tuesday, 6 September 2011, 11:11 pm | Shotover Jet

As rugby fever sweeps the world, for the first time in more than 40 years New Zealand tourism icon Shotover Jet has changed its ‘Big Red’ jet boat livery in support of a major international sporting event. More >>