Yowza. I think if I hopped on this jet-powered boat in New Zealand my hair would fall out, my neck would get stretched out and my face would be permanently smushed in. It goes fast. Like a runaway roller coaster that's off its track fast. I mean, look how quickly it zips in and around the turns of the canyon.

The boats are basically beasts:

Skippers Canyon jet's boats are powered by Chevrolet v8 engines producing 450 horsepower and operate on high octane aviation fuel.

The thrust comes via a Hamilton jet 212 jet unit pumping 25000 liters of water per minute.


You can learn more about the crazy ride at Skipper Canyon Jet.

Here's a first person view of the speed:

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