Canadian Tourist Killed In NZ Jet Boat Crash

related story: Another New Zealand Adventure Tourism Fail – Shotover Jet Boat Crashes Against Rock, Again Next time you see the 100% Pure You advertisement that shows a mother and daughters blowing away their cobwebs on a speed boat safari in New Zealand, spare a thought for the people who have been maimed and killed…

Still No Inquest For Emily Jordan

  Almost three years after her death and there still hasn’t been an inquest into the death of British tourist Emily Jordan. Emily Jordan drowned whilst participating in a commercially organised river boarding adventure on the Kawarau River in New Zealand on 29 April 2008. In August 2009 Mad Dog River Boarding was prosecuted for…

Two Jetboat Trials, Two Different Verdicts

Our readers know that we often write about adventure tourism related deaths and serious injuries on this blog and a while ago we commented on the death of Paul Woods – A British general surgeon at Dunedin Hospital he died when the jet boat he was a passenger in flipped after hitting a gravel bank in…