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22nd May 2015

Neville's off on another Jet Boating expedition! This time he's off to Aussie, not too far but these would be some of the most dangerous rivers yet! (you wouldn't be wanting to help push 🐊)
Here's a couple of photos of him boating the Tully River - to follow more of their expedition visit worldjetboatexpeditions.com


20th May 2015

Let's call it a day! #hometime #remarkables #thunderjetqueenstown #theviewthatnevergetsold 󾌧


20th May 2015

If you havent already 'LIKE" Queenstown Fishing Trips page for updates on Fishing in Queenstown!!


Queenstown Fishing Trips 'Chinook'

For the best fishing trips on Queenstown's beautiful Lake Wakatipu join us aboard 'Chinook'.Your skipper Stu is the most experienced fishing guide on the lake having fished these waters for over 25 years.

15th May 2015

Don't be a stranger Patreese!!


13th May 2015

Keeping our new friend Natalie Bassingthwaighte warm in the Kiosk today! #xfactornz #thunderjet #queenstownwatertaxis


25th April 2015

We will remember them #anzacday #poppy #lestweforget


24th April 2015

Does this sound like you !!
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9th April 2015

Awesome footage of Thunder Jet racing along side Virgin Australia !!!


Watch our Boeing 737 outrun a jet boat as it comes in to land in beautiful Queenstown.

9th April 2015

Our favourite girl driver, on her favourite boats, with her favourite flowers, wearing her favourite uniform ....FOR THE LAST TIME :(

We had to say Good-Bye to Kylie this week, she has left Thunder Jet to pursue her dream of being un-employed for a while. We wish her all the best in which ever life path you choose!

Thank you for being YOU!!!!


3rd April 2015

HAPPY EASTER EVERYBODY!!

For this Easter weekend we are running a SPECIAL! Save $20 per adult on our 4pm Trip!

This special runs from Good Friday through to Monday, all you need to do is let us know you saw our special on Facebook when you book!

(share with your friends to let every one know)

We hope you all have a fun but safe Easter Weekend!!


17th March 2015

This happened down the River! Sun shining, a boat load of ladies in the middle of nowhere, Pat Benatar playing loud, WHO WOULD'NT HAVE A DANCE!!!



13th March 2015

A pretty morning out on the water today!


12th March 2015

We have a NEWBIE at Thunder Jet!! Meet Mel! Alongside the brainy kiosk girl and the female jet boat driver! WHOS WHO!!?? Mel will be here Thursdays til Tuesday if any one would like to come and brief her on their product!!


10th March 2015

GOOD BYE PAT!!!!


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January 2012

Pinot celebration hits Queenstown (Fri, 27th Jan 2012)

  • Pinot celebration hits Queenstown - Pinot Noir grapes on the vine

Central Otago winemakers have come a long way since the first Pinot Noir grapes were planted for scientific research in Alexandra in 1972. The first commercial release was made by Gibbston Valley pioneer Alan Brady in 1987 and since 2000 the achievements of those involved in building the local industry have been celebrated at the annual Central Otago Pinot Noir Celebration. Wine buffs and enthusiasts along with a large international contingent of experts and media have once again converged on Queenstown for the 2012 celebration which started on Thursday and runs until Sunday. It's too late to join in but it's not to late to sample some of the locally produced goods in one of the Wakatipu's fine establishments - remember to ask for Central Otago Pinot Noir!

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Who's with the band? (Wed, 18th Jan 2012)

  • Who's with the band? - The Doobie Brothers - supplied by Doobie Brothers.net

Music lovers of a wide range of genres will be spoilt for choice over the next few weeks as a huge selection of talented musicians line up to play in the Queenstown Lakes district. Kiwi musos Barry Saunders and Lindon Puffin get things started at the Winehouse on January 29. The highly popular Rippon music festival follows hot on their heels on February 4 on the shores of Lake Wanaka before an onslaught the following week which will see The Doobie Brothers, Little River Band, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Tiki Taane, Aloe Blacc, John Butler Trio and Jason Kerrison all play in the Wakatipu. If you enjoy good music and like to have a good time we reckon there's a pretty good chance you will enjoy our jetboat trips, too. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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A hummer of a Summer (Mon, 9th Jan 2012)

  • A hummer of a Summer - Sunset over Lake Wakatipu

Summer 2011/2012 is proving to be one of the best in recent memory and the team at Thunder Jet is loving getting out on the glistening water and sharing the beautiful scenery of the Wakatipu with our customers. The weather has been superb and it's no wonder thousands of holidaymakers have been flocking to Queenstown to enjoy a slice of summer paradise. If you haven't managed to see one of the spectacular sunsets we have been enjoying on a regular basis we think you should make a point of catching one. There's plenty going on in the Southern Lakes district this summer and we hope you all make the most of it.

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