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Jet boating in Gold Coast: Find deals and compare experiences

Experience the Gold Coast at full speed with jet boating deals and discounts.

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Jet boating in the Gold Coast is a popular adventure sport for thrill-seekers and an alternative to traditional sightseeing cruises. Not to be confused with a jet ski (which is smaller), jet boats are built to thrill up to 18 passengers at a time – think of it like a roller coaster on the water.

It’s an adrenaline-pumping way to let your hair down and also a popular activity for corporate team building. Some jet boating companies in the Gold Coast are affiliated with other adventure tourism operations so, for example, you can save money by booking a jet boat ride and helicopter experience in one.


What happens on a Gold Coast jet boat ride?

Jet boats are designed to go fast and maneuver at high speeds, and in shallow water. It’s a thrilling experience with stunts and spins that will get you shrieking – don’t worry you’re harnessed in! It’s also a chance to see the sights of the Gold Coast like Broadbeach, Marina Mirage, Stradbroke Island and Moreton Bay Marine Park where you may even spot dolphins and other marine life. Most rides have professional photography and souvenirs which you can purchase at the end.

Compare options for jet boating in Gold Coast

Company Price Duration
RedBalloon $55 55 minutes
Adrenaline $54 60 minutes
Experience Oz $58 55 minutes
Paradise Jet Boating Adult $64 Child $48

Family $180

55 minutes, departs every hour
Gold Coast JetX Adult $62

Child $45

Family $173

55 minutes
Ocean Jet Adult $79

Child $64

Unknown - morning and afternoon sessions

Where to book jet boating deals in the Gold Coast

You can book directly with jet boating companies, either on their websites, by phone or on location, or on activity websites like RedBalloon and Viator. This way you can book the time and date you want, or buy a gift certificate so the recipient can book in at a later date.

You can also get big discounts on Gold Coast jet boating experiences through daily deal sites like Groupon. This involves buying a voucher on the website and then booking the date directly with the jet boating company.

Where do Gold Coast jet boating rides leave from?

Most jet boat rides depart from either Surfers Paradise or Main Beach, near Sea World Resort.

What to wear for jet boating

Wear waterproof sun protection and comfortable, waterproof clothing as you will get wet, especially if you’re seated at the back of the boat. The company will normally provide waterproof jackets/ponchos though just in case. Flat shoes are best and thongs are fine if you don’t want soaking shoes for the rest of the day. Some jet boats (like Ocean Jet) are enclosed, meaning no worries about getting your gear wet.

Can I take pictures on a jet boat ride?

Not unless you want to ruin your phone! Pretty much all of the jet boat companies take photographs of the experience which are included or you can purchase at the end, along with souvenirs.

Latest deals for Jetboating

AdrenalineAdrenaline

Up to 51% off things to do in Sydney

Available for activities like driving experiences, helicopter flights, jet boat rides, skydiving, kayaking, whale watching cruises and more. T&Cs apply.

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AdrenalineAdrenaline

Up to 54% off things to do in Brisbane

Available for activities like driving experiences, helicopter flights, jet boat rides, skydiving, kayaking, dinner cruises, cooking classes and more. T&Cs apply.

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Exclusive

Up to 19% off jet boat ride experience + Extra $10 off with code

Available on select travel dates in Surfers Paradise. Minimum spend of $80 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Exclusive

Up to 6% off Gold Coast jet boat ride and indoor skydive experience

Available until 31 March 2021 for a 30-minute jet boat ride and 2 1-minute indoor skydive flights. Plus get extra 10% off with code when you spend a minimum of $100. T&Cs apply.

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Expedia.com.auExpedia.com.au

Up to 8% off Gold Coast jet boat ride and scenic helicopter flight

Available until December 2020. T&Cs apply.

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AdrenalineAdrenaline

Up to 17% off Gold Coast hot air balloon and jet boat adventure combo

Available on select dates until March 2022. Includes hotel pick up and drop off, breakfast, sparkling wine and more.

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Experience OzExperience Oz

Queenstown activities and experiences from $23

Available on select activities including jet boat ride, tours, cruises, skydiving, flying experiences and more. Sample price is for a return cruise across Lake Wakatipu and tour in Walter Peak Farm. T&Cs apply.

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AdrenalineAdrenaline

Up to 50% off activities for kids

Available on select dates, including school holidays, for activities like sandboarding, whale watching, jet boat rides, indoor skydiving, cruises, swimming, go karting and much more. Destinations include Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney and more. T&Cs apply.

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WotifWotif

Jet boat ride with drop-off at Sea World from $36

Available on select travel dates. Experience is for 55 minutes duration. T&Cs apply.

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ViatorViator

Things to do in Queenstown from $38.35

Available for activities like jet boat ride, tours, cruises, luge adventure and more. Sample price is for Queenstown skyline gondola and luge adventure combo.

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Up to $48 off things to do in Queenstown

Available on select activities including jet boat ride, tours, cruises, skydiving, flying experiences and more.

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