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What is a jet boat ride?

Jet boat rides are exhilarating experiences in V8-powered boats. These thrill rides feature a unique combination of sightseeing and manoeuvres like 360 degree spins that are only possible in vessels of this kind. You’ll find jet boating operators in a number of locations around Australia, so thrill seekers can feel the rush of blasting across the water at high speeds.

What to wear on a jet boat ride?

Jet boat rides are pretty fast, so you should dress prepared to get at least a little wet. That makes comfortable clothing like shorts, T-shirts and runners a good choice. Usually you’ll be supplied with a poncho or rainjacket to help keep you dry, but it’s a good idea to bring along some spare clothing to change in to. After all, a huge part of the fun are the twists and turns through the water, so you don’t want to be worrying too much about getting splashed. Sunglasses are a good idea as the glare of the sun off the water can be quite intense. And, this is Australia, so don’t forget to slap on the sunscreen.

What is the best jet boat ride?

For many people a jet boat ride on Sydney Harbour is a real must-do experience. And in a city with so many great things to do and experiences to enjoy there’s no greater praise. Hop on one of a jet boat ride from Sydney’s Circular Quay and you’ll not only enjoy the thrill of these high-powered machines, but pass incredible sights like the Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Luna Park.

Once you’re out in the open water of Sydney Harbour you can expect speed to really pick up. Your driver will treat you to a range of fun manoeuvres as you twist and turn along the coastline past Rose Bay and over towards Taronga Zoo on the North Shore.

But the truth is, the best jet boat ride is the one that suits where you are. A jet boat ride on the Gold Coast gives Sydney a run for its money, with its own combination of stunning scenery and high-octane thrills. Blast past the mansions and towards South Stradbroke Island and look out for a variety of nature. Surfers Paradise is a great place to get on the water, so be sure to check out our range.

Other locations that are popular jet boat ride locations include Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast and Cairns. Whether you’re thinking about jumping in a jet boat for the first time or planning to enjoy the ride all over again, you can book with confidence here at Adrenaline.

Is jet boating safe?

All jet boating operators that run the experiences available to buy here at Adrenaline are highly experienced and work to the highest safety standards. Jet boat rides run problem free, day in day out throughout the year and you’ll be briefed on safety ahead of stepping in the boat. During your jet boat ride the experienced driver will also check in with passengers to make sure everyone is feeling good and enjoying themselves.

How to make a jet boat go faster?

These jet boats are pretty fast. The twin engines and twin turbo-charged jet boat rides featured in the range of experiences offered by Adrenaline are propelled by not one, but two, 880hp engines. This means you can expect high-powered, fast-paced action, with top speeds of between 90km per hour and 100km per hour.

Not only renowned for their swell-cutting capabilities, these powerful, custom-engineered machines are also adept at performing the legendary 270-degree spins that are part and parcel of every jet boat experience offered at Adrenaline.

Your expert captain will make sure you have a thrilling time during the jet boat ride. So, if you want to go faster you better tell them to crank the throttle.