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Address: Kawarau Gorge | State Highway 6 (SH6), Cromwell, New Zealand
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+64 3-445 1038

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These guys are the best

Our Rest Home Residents have been Jet boating with goldfields for many years, while we are in central on our yearly holiday. These guys they go out of there way to make sure our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Lisa H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our Rest Home Residents have been Jet boating with goldfields for many years, while we are in central on our yearly holiday. These guys they go out of there way to make sure our residents not only enjoy there trip but make it something they are able to come home and tell there family about.. If you are wanting a... More 

Thank Lisa H
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group was interested in riding in a thrilling jet ride, but didn't have time in Queenstown. We decided to check out a few wineries and ended up at Wild Earth for lunch and wine tasting. Goldfield's was operating in the adjacent room and were so glad to have stumbled upon it. We got more time on the jet for... More 

Thank thetravelingcs2015
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Did this on a whim while we were in Cromwell - having done quite a few jetboat trips already and always enjoying them. Let me tell you this one was by far the best. More exciting than the Shotover jet as well as quite a bit cheaper, with fun little breaks where the driver told us about the area. If... More 

1 Thank MakaniValur
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did the jet boat today, these were just fantastic! A 40 minute trip, up & down the gorges, about 4 X 360 spins, Pete, the 'pilot' was just fantastic, can't praise him enough. Stop researching, just book these guys & enjoy!!!!

Thank kevinmorley2
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed in Queenstown, and drove past this on the way to our hotel. Being located in the Gorge, it looked rather appealing...Arriving in Queenstown, and seeing the jet boats in the big OPEN lake, certainly makes Goldfields Jet look MUCH more attractive. On our way out of Queenstown, we gave Goldfields Jet a go. IT WAS FABULOUS. Getting close to... More 

1 Thank James E
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The Goldfields jet was a great experience! Simply, thrilling fun!! Our guide was entertaining, and captured the audience well. Prepare to get wet!! (Life vests and rain coats are provided).

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Armed with a BookMe website discount, I took my family on this jetboat trip. An excellent choice. The ride through the gorge was exciting and great fun (and a little wet, even with the rain jackets they gave us). While the location might not be the most convenient for some (it's almost as far as Cromwell), I think it's worth... More 

Thank Dave's_reviews
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We booked the trip by booking NZ website for 51€ pp, the staff were absolutely wonderful in accommodating us as we had arrived late. The guy who took us on the trip was excellent and very informative about the river and the gold mining history, We had approximately 30 minutes of exhilaration, getting up to incredible speeds as he drove... More 

1 Thank kattie003
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I didn't know what to expect but go with my husband's choice and it turned out to be an unforgettable experience. With life jacket and a coat, we were driven through the Kawarau Gorge which was the gold mining region. The driver will signal us before he did the 360 degree spin and this is the most exhilarating part of... More 

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Benowa, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

That is an awesome ride. 40 minutes of splash and dash, with 360 degree spins galour. A smile from ear to ear. One of the best activities my family experienced while here on holidays. Very friendly staff and the cafe has great coffee and nice food to go with your wine. Special thanks to our jet boat driver, he was... More 

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