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

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Family Jet Boat Ride Sydney

Welcome to Thunder Jet, where we offer the best family jet boat ride experience in Sydney. Join us and take the whole family out for a day of fun, thrills, and unforgettable sights. With rides departing every hour, our pilots glide across the water to witness the most iconic sights Sydney Harbour has to offer!

We’re extremely proud to be the top rated jet boat provider on Tripadvisor, consistently voted number one out of a pool of 196. You can also take advantage of our family discounts and deals! Book a spot online or contact our friendly team for more details.

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FROM: $46.50

Thunder Thrill 30 Minute ride


FROM: $69


Book a Family Jet Boat Adventure in Sydney Today

Looking for something different? Want an experience that will really get your heart pumping? At Thunder Jet Boating, we play host to a heart-thumping, adrenaline-inducing family friendly jet boat ride in Sydney. Whether you're after a memorable day out with the family or a novel way to celebrate a birthday, our jam-packed rides are sure to please.

Our pilots will adapt their driving style to make sure that every passenger enjoys the ride (regardless of age or adrenaline threshold). At Thunder Jet Boating, we provide an experience that is nothing less than exciting, educational, fun, and exhilarating.

With brand new video capturing technology, you can share your priceless reactions instantly to all your friends and family via your socials, of the jet boats performing stunts, wild spins, fishtails, twists and so much more in Sydney's picturesque Harbour!

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Sightseeing with a twist

Explore Sydney’s Most Iconic Sights

There's no better way to take in Sydney's most iconic landmarks and natural beauty than soaring through the water at high speeds on one of our jet boats. Our family jet boat ride in Sydney is not your average sightseeing tour; it's sightseeing with a serious twist and a whole lot of fun! With every thrilling spin, slide, and twist, your family will get a glimpse of iconic landmarks like the Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Clark and Shark Islands, and more from angles that they've never seen before.

Our boats are also equipped with a high-quality surround sound music system, bringing an added level of excitement and enhancing the overall experience of the ride. The combination of pulsing beats and spellbinding views makes for one helluva ride!

Why Choose Us for Your Family Jet Boat Ride in Sydney?

Choosing Thunder Jet Boat means choosing a boatload of fantastic features and benefits. Our family jet boat rides in Sydney harbour add a unique touch to your family outings and are bursting with loads of fun. Here's why Thunder Jet Boat stands out:

  • We are rated number 1 on Tripadvisor out of a possible 196 companies.
  • Safety is our top priority. Every jet boat pilot is highly trained and completes over 1800 hours of marine training, overseen by the New South Wales Government Authorities.
  • Our jet boats are child and family-friendly. Our boats are meticulously maintained to adhere to stringent safety regulations.
  • Enjoy the fantastic thrill of 360-degree spins, slides and dips. Your family is in for an adrenaline-rush!
  • We use the most modern and safe boats. Our jet boats are among the newest and most technologically advanced in Sydney.

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Got Mates Save Big

No need to stress about booking with a group! Thunder Jet Rides cater to various occasions, including Birthday Parties, Corporate & Team Building Events, School & Sports Groups, Bucks & Hens, Media & Film Shoots, Conferences, and more. Our rides are customisable to suit your preferences, and we can even pick you up from your preferred wharf for added convenience!

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Upgrade your Experience

Double your fun and get more bang for your buck by upgrading your experience with one of these exciting Sydney attractions.

Special Events
From $395

Midnight Fireworks

Countdown to the New Year with a front-row seat to the spectacular midnight fireworks aboard our jet boat– where every moment is a celebration!

75 Minutes (approx.)
Popular This Month
From $150

9PM Family Fireworks

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the kids in tow! Cruise into the early magic of the 9 pm fireworks aboard our family-friendly jet boat adventure in Sydney Harbour!

80 Minutes (approx.)
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From $80

Madame Tussauds Sydney + Thunder Thrill Combo

Immerse in glamour at Madame Tussauds and high-speed thrills with Thunder Jet for a day filled with excitement in Sydney!

30 Minutes (approx.)
Popular This Month
From $80

Wildlife Sydney + Thunder Thrill Combo

Experience the wild wonders at Wildlife Zoo and add a splash of adventure with an adrenaline-pumping jet boat ride!

30 Minutes (approx.)
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Burger Deal + Thunder Thrill Combo

Savour the perfect blend of action-packed high-speed adventures and delicious mouthwatering bites in the heart of Sydney Harbour!

30 Minutes (approx.)
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Sealife Aquarium + Thunder Thrill Combo

Dive into aquatic adventures to create the perfect day filled with deep sea wonders and adrenaline-pumping thrills!

30 Minutes (approx.)
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Burger Deal + Thunder Thrill GIFT CARD

Gift the ultimate thrill and taste experience—high-speed adventure on our jet boat followed by a mouthwatering burger feast!

30 Minutes (approx.)
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Extreme Adrenaline Rush Ride

Are 30 minutes not enough for some of you thrill seekers? Embark on a 45-minute thrill ride through Sydney Harbour – because sometimes, more is simply better!

45 Minutes (approx.)

Book Your Next Family Adventure Today!

Ready to elevate your family outing to a whole new level of thrilling fun? Thunder Jet Boating is here to offer you the best family jet boat ride in Sydney. Our goal is not only to entertain but also to ensure an unforgettable and joyful experience that strengthens family bonds. Our jet boat ride offers both fun and safety combined, making it the perfect family-friendly activity in Sydney.

Getting to our departure location at Circular Quay Eastern Pontoon is easy, whether by foot, ferry, public transport or taxi. Our courteous team is always ready to assist and make your family’s adventure with us a memorable one. For a discount on your ride, book online . Don’t let this exciting opportunity slip away. Book your family adventure today and prepare yourself for the ultimate thrill of a jet boat ride in Sydney! Call us now on 02 9566 1066!


Frequently Asked Questions About Family Jet Boat Ride in Sydney

What does Thunder Jet Boating offer for a Family Jet Boat Ride in Sydney?

Thunder Jet Boating offers heart-thumping, adrenaline-inducing family jet boat rides in Sydney. These rides are not only thrilling but are also educational as our expert guides share fascinating insights and stories about Sydney Harbour. Not to mention, you’ll get a unique view of world-renowned sights like the Opera House, Luna Park, and more.

How is Thunder Jet Boating's Family Jet Boat Ride in Sydney different from regular sightseeing?

Thunder Jet Boating provides a unique twist to sightseeing. Aside from the adrenaline-pumping spins, slides, and twists, families can take in Sydney’s iconic landmarks like the Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Clark and Shark Islands in a whole new light. It’s an unforgettable blend of learning, laughter, and loads of fun.

Is the Family Jet Boat Ride in Sydney safe for my children?

Yes. At Thunder Jet Boating, safety is our top priority. Our jet boat pilots are highly trained, completing over 1800 hours of marine training overseen by the New South Wales Government Authorities. Furthermore, our jet boats are family-friendly and meticulously maintained to adhere to stringent safety regulations. Note there is a minimum height requirement for all our rides of 120cm tall.

Are the Family Jet Boat Rides in Sydney only for locals, or can tourists also participate?

Both locals and tourists are welcome to enjoy our Family Jet Boat Rides in Sydney. It’s a great way for tourists to have a unique Sydney experience and for locals to have a thrilling, unforgettable family adventure.

How do I book a Family Jet Boat Ride in Sydney with Thunder Jet Boating?

You can embark on your next family adventure by booking with Thunder Jet Boating. Getting to our departure location at Circular Quay Eastern Pontoon is easy, and you can book online for a discount. For further information, call us on 02 9566 1066.


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