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We're having a blast in Queenstown, the Adventure Capital of the World.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 | Thomas Ritt | Pacific

Jet boats are a New Zealand invention. The ones screaming up and down Shotover Canyon, right outside of Queenstown, boast 560 horsepower and carry up to 14 passengers. They reach 80 km/h, only inches away from the sheer rock walls of the canyon, and perform 360° spins that get everybody in the boat dripping wet. Check out this video:

jet boat at Shotover Canyon

After the exhilarating ride in the jet boat it is time for lunch.  What could be better than some fresh, juicy New Zealand pizza? Hmmm, tasty...

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