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Address: | Station Building, Corner of Shotover and Camp Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 9434
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Come with Skippers Canyon Jet and experience unbeatable value as you are...

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. Discover a land rich in gold mining history and breathtaking scenery just a short distance from Queenstown. Skippers Canyon Jet is the must do jet boat trip in Queenstown.

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AMAZING TRIP!

Went on this your yesterday and it was superb. Our driver Willy was super information and funny, also a really skillful driver through Skippers Road, i felt safe the whole time as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We picked the Saturday 8.30am trip as we wanted only to fill half a day. Pickup is by bus in the middle of Queenstown. The bus driver was very friendly and happy to answer any questions. The ride in and out of Skippers Canyon was great fun with the bus providing a good view of the sheer drops and stopping... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went on this your yesterday and it was superb. Our driver Willy was super information and funny, also a really skillful driver through Skippers Road, i felt safe the whole time as we drove down to meet the jet boat. There was no waiting around as soon as we got to the jet boar we were loaded and away. 8km... More 

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Thank Liam T
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my favourite tour of my 2 week New Zealand trip. Could not wipe the smile off my face the whole ride. I thought the informative bus ride added to the experience really well and enjoyed that to.

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Thank MelindaCraig
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The journey there is amazing and informative, heaps of Lord of the rings photo ops and the jet boating is amazing. AWESOME

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Thank jas c
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A rather interesting drive to the boat for someone who is not great with heights, but the scenery is great and it just adds to the fun. The jet boat ride itself is a blast, fast and thrilling but I did not feel at all unsafe as the driver really knew what he was doing. I think the whole boat... More 

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Manteca, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the dive there as supposed to be scary but it was nothing of the sort. The minions stuff was good for others but we're from near the California mother lode, so it was old hat to us. The jet boat ride was a blast. We got moderately wet but not enough to mess up my camera.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my husband and our 5-year old daughter did this today. Everyone loved it! My daughter just giggled the whole time. We got a bit splashed, but nothing that would necessitate special consideration for your clothes. The staff were informative and just great. We bought the pictures in the end - really the only way to capture the moment... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The drive to the boat is worth the price of admission! We spent 16 days in New Zealand and this was the best of many incredible experiences.

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Thank majorNewJersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked the jet boat tour only. The drive via Skippers road was a major adventure itself. Great driver and we also had the opportunity to stop along the way for pics. The boat was fantastic, I had an awesome time despite the cold and rain on the day. We had the opportunity to spin a few times. After the boat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's briliant fantastic experience. With scenic view the price is reasonable and photo they took and sell for us is cool. It's safe and exciting. I think it would be better than shotover boat because they take us to inside canyon. 저는 한국인 40대인데요 딱좋아요. 협곡따라 1시간 관광. 그리고 보트 30분. 렌트카로는 감히 올수없는 비포장길을따라 협곡올라가서. 강추강추

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