Departure Location: Circular Quay Eastern Pontoon – Jetty 1(between ferry wharf 2 & Opera House)

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Australia Day

  • Amazing Adventures
  • Top Rated on Trip Advisor
  • Great Value

Celebrate Australia Day in exhilarating style and unleash the ultimate thrills on Sydney Harbour’s premier jet boat experience!



16YRS & OVER 1.2m TALL Normally $85

Now $69.50

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5-15 YRS & OVER 1.2m TALL Normally $59

Now $46.50

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2 Adult + 2 Kids (Over 1.2m) Normally $239

Now $189

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Why choose this tour:

  • We are the #1 boat tour and water sports company in Sydney on Tripadvisor!

  • Elevate your Australia Day with an exhilarating jet boat ride.

  • Soak in the views of Sydney’s landmarks adorned in Australia Day festivities.

  • Create lasting memories with family as you share the thrill of a jet boat.

Tour Details


Adult:   $ 69.50

Child:  $ 46.50    (over 1.2m tall and under 15 years)

Family: $ 189.00 (2 adults & 2 kids)

*Strictly limited online sales. Deal ends 30th of June 2024*


First ride departs at 11:30 am. For more information on ride times, please refer to our live availability.

Wharf Departure

Wharf no. 1 / Eastern Pontoon Circular Quay

Located halfway between the Sydney Opera House and the ferry wharf no. 2

Things to Bring

Prepare to get wet! Bring a spare change of clothes and don’t forget a smile on your face!

  • Complimentary lockers for personal belongings, small bags, etc
  • Full-length spray ponchos
  • Lifejackets
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Good times!

Photo packs and video packages are available to be purchased after the ride.

Group Bookings

We offer private tailored experiences for large groups looking to have the time of their lives. For personalised packages and more information, reach out to our friendly team via email or by contacting our office. Get ready to create memories that will have your group talking long after the waves settle!

About Our Jet Boats

Our jet boat, designed for both thrill-seekers and nautical enthusiasts, combines cutting-edge engineering with sleek aesthetics to deliver an unparalleled experience on the water at top speeds of up to 40 knots!

About Your Guides

You will be accompanied by one of our expert skippers to provide an amazing experience and light-hearted commentary and facts about our beautiful Sydney.

Cancellation Policy

Full refund up to 7 days before your scheduled ride. Cancellation notice must be given by email or phone call. Bookings are nonrefundable after this period, however, we can place your booking on hold to be used another day, if sufficient notice is given.

Important Information
  • You must arrive 30 minutes prior to your departure time to ensure that you are checked in and ready to depart at the scheduled time.
  • All passengers travelling must complete an assumption of risk form and if a passenger is under 18 years, the form must be completed by a responsible adult over the age of 18 years on their behalf.
  • Minimum height requirement: 120cm



Celebrate Australia Day in unparalleled style with our exclusive jet boat experience on Sydney Harbour. Brace yourself for an adrenaline-pumping adventure as you speed through the iconic waters, surrounded by the vibrant festivities of Australia Day. From the unique perspective of our high-speed jet boat, witness Sydney’s landmarks adorned in patriotic colours, creating a spectacular backdrop for your celebration. Feel the rush of the waves and experience thrilling waterborne stunts, adding an extra layer of excitement to your Australia Day festivities. Simplify your planning and elevate your Australia Day with the perfect blend of patriotism and high-speed thrills.

What if I am running late or miss my ride?

Is there a minimum age to ride Thunder Jet or any other restrictions?

Can I bring a camera or my phone on board to take photos?

Are bookings essential?

What We provide:

Life jacket test
Spay jacket
Hand Sanitiser
Storage lockers
Sun Screen
Good times

What To Bring:

Warm Jacket
Casual Footwear

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Read What our Guests Love

By Absolute Blast
Great way to see the harbor in a fun and exciting ride, even for locals it is quite memorable. Highly recommend everyone to go try it out, driver was fantastic and crew on wharf were just as fantastic. Do bring a change of clothes though as you are guaranteed to get wet!
By Kattia P
This jet boat ride was so much fun, loved the speed and music on board. Definitely got the adrenaline pumping. Staff were very friendly. As others have mentioned, be prepared with a change of clothes. We got drenched! An unforgettable experience.
By MunawarHM
Hilarious Ride on Thunder Jet Boat at Sydney Harbour. Staff was helpful specially the manager. The Boat operator Darren was operating boat and he was great and skilled. He did excellent job and made the trip memorable for us. Highly recommendable.
By Passport508044
Great thing to do with your teenagers if your not scared of a little water and are bit of a rev head, gets the adrenaline rushing , nothing like doing doughy's at 80km hour to get the blood pumping!
By juliedunn5
Great thing to do with your teenagers if your not scared of a little water and are bit of a rev head, gets the adrenaline rushing , nothing like doing doughy's at 80km hour to get the blood pumping!
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Get ready for a rip-roaring good time aboard our jet boats! Packed with high-speed spins, exhilarating turns, and moments of sheer excitement, our jet boat rides are an adventure-seeker’s dream come true. And for those looking to elevate the experience even further, consider booking a private ride for big groups and special occasions. Whether it’s a birthday bash, a corporate outing, or just a group of thrill-seekers looking to have a blast, our private rides ensure an exclusive and unforgettable adventure on the stunning waters of Sydney Harbour!

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