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Queenstown: 1-Hour Guided Jet Ski Tour On Lake Wakatipu

Experience the thrill of speeding across the water and discovering Lake Wakatipu’s hidden bays, wild shorelines, and stunning views on a one hour all-inclusive self drive guided jet ski tour with Jet Ski Tours Queenstown. Duration: 1 Hour (approx.)
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Feel the wind on your face and the blood pumping through your veins as you explore Queenstown’s natural beauty from the best vantage point –on the water riding your own latest model Seadoo jet ski. Suitable for first-time jet ski drivers or those with a bit more experience under their belt.

Our experienced and friendly guides will give you all the instruction you need to feel comfortable and safe self-driving your jet ski on the water and then accompany you on their own jet ski for the duration of the trip offering advice and insider knowledge about the area.

Each jet ski can fit up to one driver and one passenger making it an affordable and fun activity for families and groups.

Jet Ski Tours Queenstown prides itself on having systems and procedures in place that meet, and in most cases exceed, the existing industry and official safety standards. Many of our customers have never ridden a jet ski before, however after our on-shore instruction and safety briefing, on-water tuition and ongoing supervision from our qualified guide, you’ll return from your tour feeling like a jet ski pro.

- What To Expect

- An incredible way to experience one of the most beautiful places in the world
- Ride the jet ski and follow your guide through the lake Wakatipu
- Have fun riding your own latest model Seadoo jet ski

- What Is Included

- Jet ski
- Professional guide
- A life jacket
- Small dry-bag
- A waterproof wind breaker (if required)

- What Is Not Included

- Pick up and drop-off
- Food and drinks


How long does the tour last?
One hour on the water. Please allow up to 2 hours for the whole experience. Please check in at our kiosk 15 minutes before the trip time. We will then do a safety briefing and instruction on how to drive the jetskis on the shore then launch the jetskis.
Do I need a licence to drive a jetski on this tour?
No in New Zealand you don’t need a jet ski licence or drivers licence to drive a jetski.
Is there a minimum age to drive?
The minimum age to drive solo or with a passenger is 18 years old.
Is there a minimum age to ride as a passenger?
Yes, our recommended minimum age to ride as a passenger is 8 years old and Jet Ski Tours Queenstown reserve the right to raise the minimum age on days when the lake conditions are rough. A parent or guardian must accompany any children and fill in our child waiver form. If you have children under 8 years old please contact us before booking.
Where do we go on the tour?
On the day your guide will give you a run down of which areas are the best to head to based on the current lake conditions. We start your trip by cruising out of Queenstown Bay. Once we’re past the 5 knot zone marker we can pick up speed and head for Hidden Island. Once there, out of the major boating lanes, there will be 15 minutes for everyone to play around and get used to their jet ski. The final half hour will be a tour following the guide to explore the lake.
What should I wear?
Wear suitable clothes and footwear on the jetski for the weather as you’ll probably get wet and bring a change of clothes in the cooler months. Bring a waterproof jacket or wind jacket if you have one and a warm upper layer like a thermal or a sweatshirt. We also have a limited supply of windbreakers available for use.
Is there a weight restriction?
Maximum combined weight per jetski for driver and passenger is 230kg.
Do customers need to be able to understand English?
Yes, During the tour verbal instructions will be given by the guide. Drivers and passengers need to be able to understand basic English to go on this tour.
Can I drive the jet ski if I have an injury?
If you have any specific medical condition including breaks or fractures or you suffer from back or neck problems please advise us at time of booking so we can assess and advise your suitability to travel. Unfortunately if you are pregnant or have a serious heart condition we do not recommend that you come out on the tour.

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