THUNDER-JET

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

(02) 9566 1066
PO BOX 242, PYRMONT NSW 2009
+61 2 9566 1066

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Big Bus Sightseeing Tour & Thunder Thrill GIFT CARD

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

Surf the streets and waves! Cruise Sydney’s landmarks and harbour on the ultimate thrilling combo adventure!

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Adults

16YRS & OVER 1.2m TALL Normally $150

Now $135

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Kids

5-15 YRS & OVER 1.2m TALL Normally $94

Now $85

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Family

2 Adult + 2 Kids (Over 1.2m) Normally $488

Now $440

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Why choose this tour:

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

  • Maximise your fun and savings by bundling these two experiences together.

  • Explore freely with Big Bus—hop on and off to delve into Sydney’s renowned sites at your own pace.

  • It’s the perfect gift for adventure-seekers of all ages.

Tour Details

Price

Adult:  $ 135.00

Child:  $ 85.00 (over 1.2m tall and under 15 years)

Thunder Thrill Ride Availability

Departs 7 days a week from 11:30 am. Ride times vary depending on the day of the week.

Thunder Thrill Ride Departure

Wharf no. 1 / Eastern Pontoon Circular Quay

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

Important Information about Big Bus Tours

Big Bus operating hours:

City Tour:

  • Tour Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
  • Frequency: 30-45 minutes
  • Days of Operation: Daily
  • First Tour: 9:00 am
  • Last Tour: 4:00 pm

The Bondi & Bays Tour:

  • Tour Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes
  • Frequency: 1 hour
  • Days of Operation: Daily
  • First Tour: 9:30 am
  • Last Tour: 3:15 pm

This ticket is valid for 24 hours and includes 34 stops. You may redeem your vouchers or e-vouchers with the Big Bus drivers or staff at any of the bus stops. For more information, please visit Big Bus Sydney website here.

Things to Bring

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

Included
  • Complimentary lockers for personal belongings, small bags, etc
  • Full-length spray ponchos
  • Lifejackets
  • Sunscreen
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Hop-on hop-off Big Bus Pass
  • Good times!
Souvenirs

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

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.

Attraction tickets are generally issued on the day of booking. Once issued, the attraction’s ticket is non-refundable.

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

 

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Experience an unparalleled Sydney adventure! Hop on a double-decker bus for a comprehensive tour of the city’s iconic landmarks, then rev up the excitement with an adrenaline-pumping jet boat ride through Sydney Harbour. It’s the perfect gift for those craving both panoramic views and high-speed adventure, offering an unforgettable day exploring Sydney by land and sea!

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

ABOUT THUNDER JET!
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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Sail into Thrillville and unleash adrenaline!

Brace yourself for spins, splashes, and endless fun as you ride the waves of excitement—book your ticket to unforgettable thrills now!

Step into a world of exhilarating fun aboard our jet boats in Sydney Harbour! Our high-speed thrill rides promise a symphony of laughter, spins, and refreshing splashes that redefine the meaning of excitement. Why settle for the ordinary when you can embark on an extraordinary adventure with us? Don’t just take our word for it – dive into a treasure trove of firsthand experiences by visiting our blog. Discover the joy, adrenaline, and sheer delight shared by others who’ve embraced the thrill!

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