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jet SKI HIRE

Jet Ski Hire is an easy cost effective way to experience the jet ski life. Let us worry about the hassle and costs associated with jet ski ownership while you get the actual enjoyment of being on the water.
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DRIVER AGE
25 YEARS+
DURATION
PER DAY
EXPERIENCE
IS REQUIRED
LOCATION
LAKE WANAKA & HAWEA
TRAINiNG
INCLUDED IN HIRE
CAPACITY
‍‍
2 PASSENGERS
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LAKE WANAKA JET SKI HIRE

Jet Ski hiring is an easy cost effective way to enjoy the jet ski market. Let us worry about the hassle and costs associated with jet ski ownership while you get the actual enjoyment of being on the water. Lakeland Jet ski hire is great for both our locals looking to add some excitement to their day, or holiday makers that are wanting to explore in an exciting way. Get out on Lake Wanaka or Lake Hawea and explore with some freedom the way you want. All jet ski hirers will need to demonstrate jet ski knowledge and safety, complete a full safety briefing and sign our hire agreements. Jet ski experience is required to hire our jet skis as they come on a trailer so launching is required. If you are a first time jet skier please see our jet ski tour options.

Please Note:

Prior to any rental; the hirer must complete an online training course to demonstrate their obligations under Maritime Law as a skipper (please see below) All jet ski hires come on a trailer so a tow vehicle is required. All hirers and drivers must be at least 25 years old. Please see all restrictions below.

ONLINE TRAINING PROGRAMJet Boating the Clutha River

OUR HIRE JET SKIS

Sea-Doo GTI 90 jet skis.

These lightweight jet skis offer maximum fun with a new, lower centre of gravity for extra stability and control. They are fitted with Sea-Doo's exclusive iBR (Intelligent Braking & Reverse) system for faster stopping and better maneuverability at low speeds and in reverse.  

WHAT YOU GET ON YOUR TOUR

  • A wild jet boat in world famous WANAKA SCENERY
  • 60 MINUTES of pure adrenaline on NZ’s swiftest river
  • HAMILTON SPINS and high powered Jet boats
  • REAL JET BOATING in water that’s less than 5cm deep in places
  • NO HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS however our minimum age is 4
  • HASSLE FREE in the heart of Wanaka.
  • 100% KIWI – locally owned and operated

JET ski hire requirements

  • NO LICENCE is needed to hire our jet skis but hirers must have PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE.
  • All hirers must be able to demonstrate their obligations under MARITIME LAW by completing Lakeland Wanaka's online jet ski training
  • Anyone operating the jet ski must complete our ONLINE JET SKI TRAINING or provide evidence of similar training eg. RYA PWC operator certificat‍
  • All hirers and drivers must be 25 YEARS OR OLDER.
  • NO USE in permitted on any river.
  • A maximum of 2 PEOPLE are permitted per ski at any one time with maximum combined weight of 230kgs.
  • All jet skis come on trailers so a TOW VEHICLE is required.

SAFE?

Lakeland Wanaka was one of the first water based tourism business in Wanaka having operated for over 40 years. Our safety procedures are of the highest standard both with our operation and safety briefings & screening processes. We also offer recreational boating training and have developed training courses in line with Maritime NZ to improve overall water safety.

MARITIME AUDITS

Our jet skis are audited and checked at regular intervals and inspected annually by Maritime New Zealand authorised specialist.

OPERATING SAFETY

Prior to your hire you will be required to complete our online training module for jet skiing. This will cover the basics of jet skiing and demonstrate your knowledge not just for jet skis but also your obligations under Maritime Law as a skipper. Put simply if you are unable to demonstrate safe operating will are unable to hire you a jet ski. In addition to the training module you will be given a safety briefing as part of your hire including the safety equipment onboard, lake hazards and general operating procedures.


Do I need to book?

Yes, our jet skis hires need to be booked at least 48 hours in advance.

Do I Require a jet ski licence?

No you do not require a jet ski licence, however you must have completed our online jet ski training module to demonstrate safe jet ski knowledge and your obligations under Maritime Law. All drivers/hirers must be 25 years or older and have previous experience. If you do not fall into this category no worries, check out our jet ski tours and operate your own jet ski in a supervised scenario.

What about if the weather is bad?

If the weather isn't playing ball we will get in touch and let you know your options. The hire of our jet skis takes your experience into consideration, when we assess the weather so please make sure when you book you give us your correct contact information. Severely cold or strong winds may prevent operation regardless of your skill.

Can I just hire for an hour?

No, our jet ski hires are designed for daily hires. This allows us to maintain our high levels of safety on the water. Our jet skis also come on a trailer so short hires are not as manageable.

Where can we take the jet ski?

Our jet ski comes on a trailer so you do have options where you can take the jet ski. Our jet skis are permitted for use on Lake Wanaka, Lake Hawea, Lake Dunstan and Lake Wakatipu. No use is permitted on any river or in the ocean. As part of our hire process you will be required to give us your operating location in case of search and rescue.

Still have more questions? Get in touch.

SINGLE DAY HIRE
$
549
Looking for a fun day on the water but don't have your own jet ski in Wanaka. Hire our jet ski and explore Lake Wanaka your way. However, don't have have full jet ski knowledge and experience? Check out our jet ski tours and operate your own jet ski on our tour of Lake Wanaka.
Pick up 9.30am and returned 5.30pm
One Tank of Fuel
Includes safety equipment and 2 PFDs
Must be booked 48 hours in advance
Training course not included
Water sport equipment unavailable
Best Value!
MULTI DAY HIRE
$
399
Our most popular option - multi day hires are designed for locals and holidays makers alike. Hire our jet ski for part of your stay, let us worry about the hassle and costs associated with jet ski ownership while you get the actual enjoyment of being on the water.
Available for 2 or more days
One Tank of Fuel
Includes safety equipment and 2 PFDs
Must be booked 48 hours in advance
Training included
Options to add water sport equipment etc
(experienced jet ski operators only)