Cairns Jet Boat Ride

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Highlights & inclusions

Thrilling 35 minute jet boat ride
Combines thrills with sightseeing
Awesome twists, turns & spins
It's wet and wild
Loads of fun
Departs from the Cairns Marina

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Fri, May 24, 2024

What you can expect

Grab your life jacket and strap yourself in for some high-speed fun in Cairns on this 35 minute jet boat adventure that combines thrills and sightseeing in the one enjoyable experience! On this Cairns jet boating ride, you'll join the friendly and fun-spirited crew aboard 'Bad Fishy', a turbo-charged jet boat, and head out on the water to perform a range of tricks and turns such as spins, slides, power-brakes and even the occasional 360.

As the music cranks up, you'll speed through the scenic waterway of Cairns' Trinity Inlet with its wonderful surrounding mountains and wildlife-rich waters adding to the great atmosphere.

Keep your eyes open - if you can! - for local marine and bird life; if you're lucky, you might even spot one of the famous Cairns locals - a crocodile! Along the way, your jet boat captain will also provide you with some detailed, informative commentary on the local area and regional highlights, providing some background for all the great things you'll see throughout the ride.

Departing from the heart of Cairns, this jet boat experience is a great value and enjoyable outing for the whole family; as long as you're willing to embrace some high-speed fun (and don't mind getting wet), you'll be in for one of Cairns' best tours that's fun for adults and kids alike!


What you need to know

  • 35 minute Jet Boat ride
  • Hotel transfers
  • 35 minute adrenalin packed Jetboat ride
  • Thrilling speeds, slides and spins
  • Interesting commentary and facts about beautiful Trinity Inlet
  • Great fun for the whole family
  • Jetboat rides depart from the heart of Cairns, within easy walking distance of most major Cairns hotels
  • Tours depart daily at 11.30am and 2pm. Jetboat departs from The Marlin Marina, Finger A, Cairns, a short walk from most major Cairns hotels. Passengers must arrive 20 minutes prior to departure
What To Bring
  • Swimmers
  • Casual clothes
  • Anything you don't mind getting wet
  • Thongs are ok
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
Terms And Conditions
  • Subject to minimum numbers
  • Children under 12 years must be at least 1.1 m tall
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience.
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Recent reviews

513 reviews

Thrilling Adventure: Bad Fish Cairns Exceeds Expectations!

My experience with Bad Fish Speed Jet Boating in Cairns was nothing short of sensational! From start to finish, every moment was filled with adrenaline-pumping excitement and awe-inspiring sights. Firstly, let's talk about the team - they are incredibly professional, friendly, and safety-conscious. Right from the get-go, I felt at ease knowing I was in good hands. They provided thorough instructions and safety briefings, ensuring that everyone onboard felt comfortable and ready for the adventure ahead. And what an adventure it was! The speed jet boat itself is a marvel of engineering - sleek, powerful, and expertly manoeuvred by our skilled captain. The speed, the twists, the turns - every movement had us clinging to the edge of our seats in excitement. The rush of wind in our hair and the spray of water against our faces added to the immersive experience. But it wasn't just about thrills; the scenery along the Cairns coastline was absolutely breathtaking. We zoomed past stunning landmarks, picturesque beaches, and lush tropical landscapes, all while learning about the rich history and ecology of the area from our knowledgeable guide. One of the highlights of the trip was undoubtedly the heart-stopping 360-degree spins. The boat's agility was truly impressive as it spun and danced on the water, leaving us all cheering and laughing with sheer delight.

Vinoth Jayaratnam 25 days ago

Best and most awesome Cairns jet boat ride experience ever

Best and most awesome Cairns jet boat ride experience ever, enjoyed our day out on the water, experienced 360 degree turns and spills through the water, commentary from the driver was very informative and knowledgeable, you are bound to get wet on this adventure, had a very enjoyable day out and would highly recommend to anyone.

Warren Lish 2 months ago

Thrilling jet boat ride around Cairns. Worth the thrills.

Awesome time had by myself and my partner on the Cairns Jet Boat Ride, 360-degree turns and more as we had awesome views of Cairns and surrounding areas, even witnessed a crocodile on our adventure, would definitely recommend this to any thrill seekers out there.

Warren Lish 3 months ago

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