Cairns Jet Boat Ride

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Highlights & inclusions

Thrilling 35 minute jet boat ride
Combines thrills with sightseeing
Awesome twists, turns & spins
It's wet and wild
Loads of fun
Departs from the Cairns Marina

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Sun, Apr 21, 2024

What you can expect

Grab your life jacket and strap yourself in for some high-speed fun in Cairns on this 35 minute jet boat adventure that combines thrills and sightseeing in the one enjoyable experience! On this Cairns jet boating ride, you'll join the friendly and fun-spirited crew aboard 'Bad Fishy', a turbo-charged jet boat, and head out on the water to perform a range of tricks and turns such as spins, slides, power-brakes and even the occasional 360. As the music cranks up, you'll speed through the scenic waterway of Cairns' Trinity Inlet with its wonderful surrounding mountains and wildlife-rich waters adding to the great atmosphere. Keep your eyes open - if you can! - for local marine and bird life; if you're lucky, you might even spot one of the famous Cairns locals - a crocodile! Along the way, your jet boat captain will also provide you with some detailed, informative commentary on the local area and regional highlights, providing some background for all the great things you'll see throughout the ride. Departing from the heart of Cairns, this jet boat experience is a great value and enjoyable outing for the whole family; as long as you're willing to embrace some high-speed fun (and don't mind getting wet), you'll be in for one of Cairns' best tours that's fun for adults and kids alike!


What you need to know

  • 35 minute Jet Boat ride
  • Hotel transfers
  • 35 minute adrenalin packed Jetboat ride
  • Thrilling speeds, slides and spins
  • Interesting commentary and facts about beautiful Trinity Inlet
  • Great fun for the whole family
  • Jetboat rides depart from the heart of Cairns, within easy walking distance of most major Cairns hotels
  • Tours depart daily at 11.30am and 2pm. Jetboat departs from The Marlin Marina, Finger A, Cairns, a short walk from most major Cairns hotels. Passengers must arrive 20 minutes prior to departure
What To Bring
  • Swimmers
  • Casual clothes
  • Anything you don't mind getting wet
  • Thongs are ok
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
Terms And Conditions
  • Subject to minimum numbers
  • Children under 12 years must be at least 1.1 m tall
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience.
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Recent reviews

512 reviews

Best and most awesome Cairns jet boat ride experience ever

Best and most awesome Cairns jet boat ride experience ever, enjoyed our day out on the water, experienced 360 degree turns and spills through the water, commentary from the driver was very informative and knowledgeable, you are bound to get wet on this adventure, had a very enjoyable day out and would highly recommend to anyone.

Warren Lish about 1 month ago

Thrilling jet boat ride around Cairns. Worth the thrills.

Awesome time had by myself and my partner on the Cairns Jet Boat Ride, 360-degree turns and more as we had awesome views of Cairns and surrounding areas, even witnessed a crocodile on our adventure, would definitely recommend this to any thrill seekers out there.

Warren Lish about 2 months ago

Lots of fun and entertaining. Staff were friendly and energetic.

This was amazing! So much fun and the staff were friendly. They definitely made sure we had an awesome experience. The water was beautiful and whilst having a good thrill ride he also stopped momentarily to inform us about the area we were in. The ride was comfortable whilst exciting as we hit high speeds.

Amanda Thew 3 months ago

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