Sydney Harbour Cruises

Sydney Jet Boat Rides

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Frequent Departures
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Sightseeing & Onboard Meal Options

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Sydney jet boat rides promise an extreme adrenaline rush as you twist, turn, and power through iconic landmarks in the city. Get close to the Sydney Opera House, the Harbour Bridge, etc., as pristine waters splash into your face. Read on to discover more reasons to book a Sydney jet boat ride on your next Australian adventure.

Why Take a Sydney Jet Boat Ride?

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  • Unmatched thrill: A Sydney jet boat ride promises heart-pounding excitement as it performs exhilarating manoeuvres in the splashing water.
  • Admire iconic landmarks: Discover unique views of world-famous landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
  • Guided adventure: Safety is not a concern with skilled guides to ensure your safety without reducing the thrill factor.
  • Group experience: A great group experience, a jet boat ride allows you to experience the adrenaline rush along with your friends!

Highlights of Sydney Jet Boat Rides

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High-Speed Jet Boating

Indulge the adventurer in you with Sydney jet boat rides! With at least 30 minutes of high-speed jet boating, the speedy boat splashes against the waves while you zoom past Sydney’s iconic landmarks!

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Taronga Zoo

Boasting a stunning backdrop of the harbour and cityscape, the Taronga Zoo offers a unique opportunity to connect with a diverse range of animal species from around the globe. It provides an educational experience and promotes conservation efforts to protect native wildlife.

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Fort Denison

A testament to Australia's maritime history, Fort Denison offers a glimpse into the past through guided tours, revealing tales of its role in protecting the city and serving as a weather station. Its historical significance and strategic location make Fort Denison a captivating stop.

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Watson Bay

Nestled where the harbour meets the sea, Watson Bay offers a perfect blend of coastal charm and stunning views. The historic Watsons Bay area is renowned for its iconic lighthouse, a sentinel that has guided ships for generations.

Plan Your Sydney Jet Boat Ride

Boarding Points
Facilities & Accessibility
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Thunder Jet Twist

December to February: 10:30 AM to 4 PM

Other months: 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Duration: 30-45 mins (depending on the tickets you pick)

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You can catch Sydney Harbour jet boat tours from the Circular Quay Eastern Pontoon (halfway between Ferry Wharves and Opera House).

Address: Eastern Pontoon Circular Quay, 7 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia. Find on Maps

Getting There

By bus: You can board buses 304 and 343 and reach Circular Quay. Circular Quay, Alfred St, Stand A is the closest bus stop located four minutes from the meeting point.

By train: You can board trains South Coast Line, T1, T2, T3, T4, and T8 to reach the meeting point. Circular Quay is the closest train stop, four minutes from the meeting point.

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Lockers: You’ll have access to lockers to store dry clothes and other belongings during your ride.

Lifejackets: Ponchos and lifejackets are provided for your safety.

Registered guides: All Sydney jet boat masters are registered with the NSW Maritime. All boats also have an approved status from NSW Maritime.

Photo and video: Photography and videography highlights are provided by the Sydney jet boat ride, allowing you to experience the thrill freely.

Visitor Tips

  • Arrival: Arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled time to avoid delays.
  • Transport: Choose public transport to reach the meeting point. They’re convenient and cost-effective.
  • Clothing: Wear thick clothes as you might feel cold after the ocean experience.
  • Children: Children under five are prohibited since they cannot reach the handrails.
  • Food: Eat light food to ensure you don’t get nauseous during the experience if you’re prone to seasickness.

Frequently Asked Questions About Sydney Jet Boat Rides

Where can I book my Sydney jet boat ride?

You can book your Sydney jet boat ride online to avail of great offers and discounts!

How much does a Sydney jet boat ride cost?

The price of your jet boat ride depends on the duration of your ride and starts from AU$85.

What is the best Sydney jet boat ride?

We recommend the Thunder Jet Extreme Adrenaline Rush: 45 Minute Experience for a thrilling experience.

Can I cancel my Sydney jet boat ride?

Yes, you can cancel your Sydney jet boat ride 48 hours before the scheduled time.

What are some of the sights covered on a Sydney jet boat ride?

Sydney Opera House, Fort Denison, Luna Park, and the suburbs of Rose Bay and Watsons Bay are a few sights covered on a Sydney jet boat tour.

What is the duration of my Sydney jet boat ride?

A Sydney jet boat ride lasts about 30 to 45 minutes.