Skippers Canyon Jet Boat

Enjoy a 3 hour round trip which takes you on a white knuckled journey through the hills of Queenstown to Skippers Canyon for a thrill jetboat ride through the narrowest canyons on the Shotover River


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  • Discover a land rich in gold mining history and breathtaking scenery just a short distance from Queenstown
  • Enjoy a fully guided tour into historic Skippers Canyon with bus driver commentary
  • Feel your heart race through a thrilling jet boat ride through the narrowest canyons on the Shotover River
  • Take in spectacular mountainous scenery during a gripping ride to Sipper Canyon
  • Discover a land rich in gold mining history just a short drive from Queenstown
  • Getting there is half the adventure

45 minute guided tour into Skippers Canyon.

30 minute jet boat ride.

45 minute drive back to central Queenstown.

3hr round trip.

Departure times:

Summer (Oct 1st to April 30th): 8.30am, 12pm and 3.30pm.

Winter (May1st to Sept 30th): 9am and 1pm.


Departs from: The Station Building on the corner of Shotover and Camp Streets in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Special pick ups can be organised depending on circumstances. Call to inquire.

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