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“Fantastic”

Skippers Canyon Jet
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

This was a fantastic experience. We would recommend this jet boat ride over the others in Queenstown. The bus ride experience/scenery, with commentary, in and out of the canyon was worth the money by itself. Staff were great. Very highly recommended.
68+ year old travellers.

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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi, thanks for the great review! It's good to know we appeal to all ages and I'm glad you enjoyed your trip with us!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

The bus ride to the canyon was a little scary, looking down into canyon from a narrow road. The driver was friendly with a good amount of information. The Jet boat ride was exhilarating with great speeds, 360's and passes very close to to the canyon walls. Awesome fun!

Thank DibM6
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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi Dib, thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review! Glad you had fun with us!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

I was rather nervous about the drive into the canyon after reading some reviews and chose to sit in the middle seat, but regretted this later as we felt so confident with Dave, our comic informative driver and would have preferred to sit by the window to take better pics of the fabulous rugged landscape we travelled through. The jet boat ride up the canyon with another very talented Dave was exhilarating and so much fun, an adrenaline packed 30mins. And then the return journey back over the same one way dirt road with sheer drops, where we met a few other tourist vehicles coming towards us! Overall an amazing experience we will never forget Do it,thoroughly recommended

Thank Vicki B
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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hi Vicki, thanks for the great review. I'm glad you overcame your fears and the Dave's made you feel comfortable during your trip. We rarely have people regret it!

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

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