Jet Boat Tour - Skippers Canyon

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


  • Jet Boat Ride
  • Return Transport

Return trip from the centre of Queenstown into Skippers Canyon including a half-hour jet boat ride on the upper canyons of the Shotover River.  

  • 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.

What to Bring

  • Dress for the conditions on the day.
  • Sunglasses
  • hat
  • sun cream
  • insect repellent
  • dress warmly


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