KJet Queenstown Underwater Observatory

Check out the underwater inhabitants of Lake Wakatipu at Queenstown Underwater Observatory. Diving ducks, massive trout and slinky eels mix and mingle just metres from the lake shore. Informative story boards tell the Maori mythological history of the lake and the 55 year history of KJet while feeding the fish offers excitement for the fish as well as the viewers. Two species of trout are on display the Brown imported from Europe around 100 years ago and the Rainbow, a North American import. Scaup Ducks (also known as Black Teal) dive among the fish for food while the New Zealand Long Finned Eel gliding through the water could live up to 90 years and weigh up to 16 kilos (35lbs)! The Underwater Observatory is one of the best value attractions in Queenstown, offering fascinating and informative entertainment for all ages, whatever the weather.

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Contact Us

Physical Address

Main Town Pier Marine Parade
Queenstown 9300
New Zealand


$5 – $10NZD

Book Direct

Price Information

Free entry with every KJet ride
Family (2 adults and 2 children) - $20

Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Sunday 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Months of Operation

  • Jan - Dec

Holiday Hours

  • Open on Christmas Day from 10am

Duration Hours

  • 0.5


  • Capacity: 50

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