Skippers Canyon Jet, Queenstown

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Skippers Canyon Jet, Queenstown

New Zealand’s Greatest Jet Boat Adventure

Jet Boat Tour

Come with Skippers Canyon Jet and experience unbeatable value as you are taken on a spectacular guided tour of Skippers Canyon followed by a thrilling jet boat ride through the narrowest canyons on the Shotover River.

The Jet Boat Tour begins with a guided drive into historic Skippers Canyon with on board commentary from our knowledgeable drivers. You will be escorted into a land rich in gold mining history and stunning scenery via the infamous Skippers Canyon Road which was carved out of the vertical rock face by miners over 120yrs ago. Getting there is half the adventure!

Once on the boat you will feel your adrenalin surge as you power deeper into Skippers Canyon through the narrowest canyons on the Shotover River. Our highly skilled jet boat drivers manoeuvre the boat just inches from the sheer canyon walls and keep the excitement levels high with speeds in excess of 80kmh and a series of full 360 degree spins.

Skippers Canyon Jet Boat Tour is the only jet boat ride where you get to experience historic gold mining relics that still remain in the river and Lord of the Rings locations. Skippers Canyon Jet is THE must do jet boat trip in Queenstown.

Scenic Tour

Experience Stunning Skippers Canyon Scenery.

Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour will take you on a journey into a land of outstanding natural beauty and rich in gold mining history, allowing you exclusive access to Winky’s Museum and the Sainsbury Gold Claim you will even be able to pan for your own gold.

The Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour begins with a guided drive into historic Skippers Canyon via the infamous Skippers Canyon Road which was carved out of the vertical rock face by miners over 120yrs ago. With on board commentary from our knowledgeable drivers you will learn of the history of the area including the hardships endured by the miners who battled the harsh New Zealand conditions to extract gold from the richest gold bearing river in the world as well as experiencing Lord of the Rings locations first hand.

Once in the canyon you will be given an exclusive tour of Winky’s Museum set in the scenic surrounds of the Sainsbury Gold Claim, giving you an insight into the many techniques and types of equipment used by the miners as the area plays host to a vast array of relics that were used during the gold rush itself. Then after some complimentary refreshments it’s your chance to strike it rich by panning for your own gold.

The Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour offers a great balance of stunning scenery and local history just a short drive from central Queenstown. Be sure not to forget your camera as this trip is a photographer’s dream.

Scenic Tour + Jet

SKIPPERS CANYON SCENIC TOUR & JET COMBINES THE HISTORY AND THE SCENERY WITH THE JET BOAT RIDE.

Journey into a land of outstanding natural beauty rich in gold mining history and experience an exclusive tour or Winky’s Museum and the Sainsbury Gold Claim plus the jet boat ride.

The Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour & Jet begins with a guided drive into historic Skippers Canyon via the infamous Skippers Canyon Road which was carved out of the vertical rock face by miners over 120yrs ago. With on board commentary from our knowledgeable drivers you will learn of the history of the area including the hardships endured by the miners who battled the harsh New Zealand conditions to extract gold from the richest gold bearing river in the world. You will also experience Lord of the Rings locations first hand.

Once on the boat you will feel your adrenalin surge as you power deeper into Skippers Canyon through the dramatic canyons of the Shotover River. Our highly skilled jet boat drivers manoeuvre the boat just inches from the sheer canyon walls and keep the excitement levels high with speeds in excess of 80kmh and a series of full 360 degree spins. Skippers Canyon Jet Boat Tour is the only jet boat ride where you get to experience historic gold mining relics that still remain in the river and Lord of the Rings locations.

After the jet boat ride you will be given an exclusive tour of Winky’s Museum set in the scenic surrounds of the Sainsbury Gold Claim, giving you an insight into the many techniques and types of equipment used by the miners as the area plays host to a vast array of relics that were used during the gold rush itself. Then after some complimentary refreshments it’s your chance to strike it rich by panning for your own gold.

The Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour & Jet offers a great balance of stunning scenery, local history and the jet boat ride just a short drive from central Queenstown.

Skippers Canyon Jet, Queenstown Enquiry Form



Address:

Skippers Rd
Queenstown 9300

Phone: +64 3 442 9434

Freephone: within NZ: 0800 CANYON (0800 226 966)

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