Global media company CNN has rated Queenstown's Shotover Jet
among the best tourism experiences in the world.
In a recently published ''scrap all those other bucket
lists'' collection of the top 19 travel experiences in the
world, Shotover Jet is the only New Zealand activity to make
The 85kmh ride, according to CNN, is up there with swimming
with blue whales, sledding in the Antarctic and renting
Richard Branson's personal island.
Shotover Jet general manager Clark Scott said the company was
proud to be among the top-rated in the world.
CNN said the fact the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge came
along for a ride earlier this year certainly helped raise
Shotover Jet's international profile.