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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 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 further into the narrowest and most dramatic 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.

DEPARTURE TIMES:

  • Summer (Oct 1st to April 30th): 8.30am, 12pm and 3.30pm.
  • Winter (May 1st to Sept 30th): 9am and 1pm.
  • Departs from: The Station Building on the corner of Shotover and Camp Streets in Queenstown, New Zealand.

DURATION:

  • Half day - Allow three hours return.

WHATS INCLUDED:

  • Unbeatable value for money.
  • Full guided tour into historic Skippers Canyon with bus driver commentary.
  • Thrilling jet boat ride through the narrowest canyons on the Shotover River.
  • Spectacular scenery.
  • Discover a land rich in gold mining history just a short drive from Queenstown.
  • Getting there is half the adventure.

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Dress for the conditions on the day.
  • Summer: Hat, sunglasses, warm top, sunscreen, insect repellent, water and a camera.
  • Winter: Warm hat, wind proof warm jacket, gloves, sunglasses, water and a camera. Dress like you are going skiing up the mountain and you’ll love it!

CHILD AGE:

  • 3-15 years old

Skippers Canyon Jet:
Follow the gold trail into Skippers Canyon for 30 minutes of thrilling Jet boating. Child age: 3 - 15 years.

  • Adult $159.00
  • Child $85.00
  • Family (2A+2C) $403.00
  • Family Pack [2A + 1C] $318.00

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