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It's time to scream in the shark machine. Like a stunt plane on the water - sit back in the cockpit and get ready to feel the g-forces as our expert pilot gives you an experience you'll never forget. Looking through the F-16 fighter grade glass of the semi-submersible shark you will see the sky disappear as your pilot descends into a long dive under the water only to then breach the surface and launch the entire 6 meters of the shark in the air. We can roll on a 90′ angle, do tight doughnut turns and reach top speeds of 80 kph on water and 40 kph while diving underwater. 

Whilst you are out there your friends or family will be back on the boat watching as you go through the amazing stunts your pilot puts you through.

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The boat trip and shark ride is our best option for 3 or more people to experience a thrilling ride in our semi-submersible shark.

Head out in the Hydro Attack passenger boat to our operating area on the main part of the lake. Once in position it’s time to up the adrenaline. Loading and unloading from the side of the boat you can enjoy the same great experience in our semi-submersible shark as a single trip from the wharf, then settle back on the boat to watch your friends, family and other passengers have their turn. A great option for photo opportunities with the bonus of an additional boat trip on Lake Wakatipu.

  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day
  • See the underwater world without getting wet
  • Popular choice with kids
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile
Top Gun experience on Water

Simply thrilling and one of a kind experience. The wharf was choppy due to wind but the company took us on a boat to another location where it was much calm. Going into this piece of machine and the power it has was amazing.More

Thank Prasoon K
HydroAttackTeam, Manager at Hydro Attack, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Prasoon, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We have been running our boat trip and shark ride option as our windy weather alternative for over a year now and it's definitely a popular option. Glad to hear you enjoyed the...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile
Brilliant fun with a friendly staff

The experience was great fun, and is not as scary as you’d think. It took only about 10 minutes to get to the drop-off point and the experience was about 10 minutes. The drivers were more than happy to go at a pace you want,...More

Thank Jonathan N
HydroAttackTeam, Manager at Hydro Attack, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Jonathan, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave us some feedback and thanks for the recommendation that others should take on the shark while they're here. Kind regards, The Hydro Attack Team

Reviewed 14 March 2018
Awesome team, Fantastic Ride

The team were great from having to reschedule to making sure we were comfortable and informed, to providing a really tailored experience. A must do

Thank lousie2
HydroAttackTeam, Manager at Hydro Attack, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Hi Louise, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and recommend us as a must do. Kind regards, The Hydro Attack Team

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Totally unique experience! Everyone put us at ease and we felt totally secure. Adrenaline pumping and highly recommended!

Thank Steve B
lomond33, Manager at Hydro Attack, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Yay thanks Steve B - awesome to read you enjoyed taking on our 18ft Shark!!

Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile
Only did the Shark Attack.

Awesome! Very little in life compares to this. The company instructs you sensibly regarding safety and then having explained procedures, off we went. An unmissable and thrilling ride from start to finish. A "must do" in Queenstown.

Thank TRS4760
lomond33, Manager at Hydro Attack, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

..And you survived...that is awesome thanks TRS4760...!!!

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