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Shotover River Jet Boat

Shotover River Jet Boat

A jet boat travelling through the Shotover River (Shotover Jet), Queenstown, New Zealand. The jet boat was invented in New Zealand by Bill Hamilton, a sheep farmer and engineer in the 1950's. They were ideal for shallow rivers with rocks. These jet boat travel at up to 75 Kph, very close to granite boulders, which they can do as they have instant and great maneuverability.

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