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

(02) 9566 1066
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Private Boat Tours Sydney

Add a splash of thrill and excitement with our private boat tours in Sydney Harbour. Thunder Jet Boating invites you to embark on a private tour that is more than just sightseeing, it’s about making memories that last a lifetime.

Book the whole boat out for just your group or jump on a scheduled ride with the general public. We offer special rates for group bookings! Email us at for a quote now!


FROM: $49

Thunder Thrill 30 Minute ride


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Book Private Boat Tours of Sydney Harbour

Large groups are no problem! We can take up to 69 passengers across our boats and can accommodate small groups to big corporate parties! This is Sydney’s Most Advanced Jet Boat and we want you to get involved!! Call us now on 02 9566 1066 and speak to our friendly office staff about your adventure with us!

Hire the Jet Boat exclusively for you and your friends or colleagues, with your own choice of time, with as little as one or as many as 23 people on the jet boats – It’s your choice!

Thunder Jet Boat rides are great for:

- Team Building
- Christmas Parties
- Bucks and Hens Parties
- Birthdays
- Special Events
- Functions
- Celebrations

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Sightseeing with a twist

Discover Circular Quay with Private Boat Tours

This 30 Minute heart pumping, adrenaline filled ride with jet boats performing amazing stunts and wild spins through Sydney Harbour. Once on board, you’ll experience slides, twists, wave riding, power brake stops, and sweeping fishtails. Our modern jet boats do sightseeing with a twist showcasing the world’s most beautiful city and harbour all year round to visitors and locals alike.

What you need to know:

  • Each Jet boat can hold up to 23 passengers
  • Departs from Circular Quay the Eastern pontoon,
  • Check in is 30 Minutes prior to your departure time.
  • Every passenger will have to sign an Assumption of Risk form.
  • Not suitable for passenger under 120cm tall

Our Private Boat Rides of Sydney: What to Expect

So, what exactly do you get with your private boat tours of Sydney?


• 30 or 45 minute Thrilling Exclusive Jet boat Adventure for up to 23 passengers.
• Complimentary lockers provided for your group.
• Full length Ponchos
• Life Jackets

We have Sydney’s most competitive rates on Sydney’s Best Jet Boats! Book today to secure your time and date!!

Phone: 1300 887 373 or 02 9566 1066

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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.)
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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.)
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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.)

Why Choose Thunder Jet Boating for Private Boat Tours in Sydney?

When you’re on the lookout for a private boat tour in Sydney, here’s why Thunder Jet Boating should be your number one pick:

  • Unmatched Jet Boat Pilots: Our pilots undergo extensive training for over 1800 hours, ensuring a high level of safety and navigation expertise.
  • Advanced Boats: Our boats are equipped with the latest technology and offer 360-degree views.
  • All-Weather Operations: We operate in all weather conditions, delivering year-round exhilarating experiences.
  • Accessible Location: Our departure location at Circular Quay Eastern Pontoon is conveniently located and easily accessible.
  • An Unforgettable Journey: We focus on delivering an immersive, thrill-packed journey filled with fun and adventure.
  • Stress-free Bookings: Our online booking system is seamless, making it easier for tourists and locals to secure their places.

Frequently Asked Questions About Private Boat Tours in Sydney

What makes Thunder Jet Boating a top provider for private boat tours in Sydney?

Thunder Jet Boating is an esteemed provider due to its advanced boats, extensively trained pilots, year-round operations, and seamless booking process. We also offer an immersive, thrilling journey around the iconic locations of Sydney.

Which significant landmarks can I see during the private boat tours in Sydney Harbour?

You’ll be able to witness majestic landmarks such as the iconic Opera House, the stunning Sydney city skyline, the Harbour Bridge, and Luna Park. Our routes also include serene suburban locations like Rose Bay and Watson’s Bay.

How can I prepare for private boat rides in Sydney?

To ensure a comfortable ride, wear casual clothing along with a jacket in cooler weather. Secure or avoid bringing any loose items. Apart from that, remember to pay close attention to the safety briefing conducted by our skilled pilots.

What can I expect from private boat tours in Circular Quay?

At Thunder Jet Boating, we offer customised tours in Circular Quay, incorporating adrenaline-fueled stunts, immersive sight-seeing and engaging educational content. We also extend our route past the beaches of the Eastern Suburbs, along with Watson’s Bay and Camp Cove.

Is Thunder Jet Boating's location easily accessible for a private boat tour in Sydney?

Yes, our departure location at Circular Quay Eastern Pontoon is conveniently located and easily accessible for everyone planning for a private boat tour in Sydney.


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