FAQs

FAQs

JetPack Queenstown

    FAQs – – all your questions answered

What is it?

The Jet pack is a Hydro Flight System strapped on to your back, this allows this user to fly up to 30 ft in air. The jetpack is controlled using hand controls, allowing the pilot to perform various tricks such as spins, big vertical drop downs and submarines. Alternatively, our Tandem Jetpack Session offers the option of an experienced Jetpack pilot to take you on the ride of your life.

How long is each flight?

The Tandem flight is a 10 – 15 minutes ride in the water. Gearing up with wetsuit, life vest etc, may take an extra 15 minutes. Allow 30 minutes all up.

The Solo session is a 40-minute session included in that time is a 10-minute onshore training session and 30 minutes in the water. Allow 1 hour for the Solo session.

I can’t swim, can I still go on the Jetpack?

You must be confident in the water. If you can’t swim at all, I’m afraid you won’t be able to do the Solo Jetpack Session.

The Tandem Jetpack Session is does not require any swimming ability.

I’m worried I won’t get up and flying?

Our experienced instructors will train you before and during your Jet pack Solo Session. They will help you to get up and flying with ease.

No training is needed for your Tandem Jet Pack Flight.

How hard is it?

Jetpacking is very easy and only takes about 5 mins to get up and flying. Our experienced Jetpack instructors will give you a private lesson before your flying experience and also give you tips along the way.

How does it work?

The Jetski provides all the power for the Jetpack. Once throttle is applied to the Jetski, the intake on the Jetski sucks up the water, then into a big metal elbow at the back. Redirecting the water 180 degrees into a 60ft hose and out through the Jetpack which is strapped to the pilots back.

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