Tour ID: 10015315

This is the best ride there is on Sydney Harbour! It is 30 minutes of great fun. Everyone has a great smile on their faces! Of course you also get to see Sydney’s famous harbour icons.


  • Experience twists, slides, power brake stops, spins, long sweeping fishtails and wild wave riding
  • Safety first, we have highly trained crew
  • See Sydney Harbour from a different angle
  • 30 minutes of non stop fun


30 Minutes of wild, fun-filled, action packed jet boating on the magnificent Sydney Harbour. Visiting the picturesque Sydney Heads while ‘flying’ through various hotspots and interesting landmarks on this exhilarating outing.

• Experience twists, slides, power brake stops, spins, long sweeping fishtails and some super cool, wild wave riding.
• Ride with highly qualified crew boasting a 100% safety record in boats with fuel efficient and environmentally friendly engines.
• Peruse the beautiful Sydney Harbour and surrounds from a totally different viewpoint.

This spectacular jet boat ride departs daily at 11:30 am, 1:30 pm, 2:30 pm and 3:30 pm from Circular Quay Eastern Pontoon – Jetty 1, in the beautiful Sydney Harbour, between the exquisite shell shaped Opera House and colourful Sydney Ferries. Soak up the party atmosphere and experience what jet and speed boats are all about. Thundering past Harbour Islands and the exclusive Watson and Rose Bays straight on to Sydney Heads creates the exhilarating combination of refreshing tangy salt water and the scent of clean ocean air as it whips around you.

Ready, set, go! With sensational stunts and unbelievable spins, brace yourself for the twists, slides, power brake stops, long sweeping fishtails and some super cool, wild wave riding. You’ll laugh yourself silly and scream yourself hoarse, all the while having the absolute time of your life.

On our exciting trip back, we’ll zoom past Taronga Zoo, roar under the vast Harbour Bridge and look right into the face of the ever-smiling Luna Park.

Riding in Sydney’s most advanced jet boat – designed and built in Australia by one of the world’s most reputable jet boat builders and adhering to the stringent National Safety Standards, and daily checks by crew and management with over fifteen years’ experience – ensures your safety is the number one priority.

Depending on Mother Nature, every ride is different and you will go from a mild to a wild water spray. If you prefer to stay a little drier, we suggest you sit towards the front of the boat. You’ll be provided with life vests and Ponchos to help protect you from the water spray and a locker to store your personal belongings.


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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Ponchos available to protect from water spray and locker to store personal belongings.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Photo packages and go pro footage available for purchase after your ride.

  • Duration:

    30 Minutes!

  • Departure:

    11:30 AM Daily
    2:30 PM Daily
    1:30 PM Daily
    3:30 PM Daily

  • Return:

  • Departure points:

    Sydney, Sydney Harbour and Circular Quay

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Thunder Jet is located at Circular Quay Eastern Pontoon – Jetty One. Which can be found between the Opera House and Sydney Ferries (in front of the Toaster). You won’t miss our crew - Just look for us in Yellow and Purple!!

  • What to bring:

    We recommend you don't take any personal items on board as the ride can be bumpy and items will be dislodged. Make use of our locker facilities at the wharf!

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Children are no problem, as long as they are over 120cm.

    Child price applies to those aged 4 -15 yrs.

  • Additional Information:

    It is best to wear comfortable clothing that you won’t mind getting a bit wet! We provide Water Proof Spray Jackets to all Jet Boaters however there’s no guarantee you will stay dry so bring a change of clothes if you have fancy dinner plans. Footwear must be worn (flip flops / sandals are fine). For the ladies, flat shoes are best! We have steps fitted to one of our vessels for ease of getting in and out.

    We do provide waterproof ponchos. Every ride is different according to the Harbour conditions from a mild spray to very wet. If you want to stay on the dryer side, we suggest you sit towards the front of the boat. We do provide secure locker storage for your valuables while on the rides.

    The only restrictions are that all children must be over 120cm, but we do suggest a minimum of 5 years. All passengers should be able to reach the handrails and hold on firmly. Passengers aged under 18 years must have an adult sign on their behalf.

    It is advised that any passenger/s who may be pregnant, had any recent injuries, suffer from neck, back or heart conditions are not to ride.

    Our passengers are required to check in at least 20 minutes prior to their scheduled departure time.

    As you will need to hold on with both hands during spins, unless you have a head or chest mounted Go Pro, you cannot take cameras on board as this could be a risk to yourself or others.

    The Jet Boat staff have over 15 years of experience operating marine businesses on Sydney Harbour and have a 100% Safety Record! These particular Jet Boats are designed and built in Australia with safety as the number one priority. All riders are equipped with a life jacket before boarding, even though we have never had to use them! Our crew and management staff conduct daily safety checks on the vessels to ensure we maintain our high safety standards. We operate under strict controls via the NSW Maritime.

  • Destinations:

    Sydney, Sydney Harbour and Circular Quay

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