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Skippers Canyon Tour with Jet Boat Ride

Get your adrenaline fix on this exhilarating jet boat ride tour from Queenstown through Skippers Canyon zipping past the scenic gorge and sheer rock walls.


Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour
30 minute thrilling jet boat ride
Informative commentary
Spectacular scenery & photo opportunities
Return transport to central Queenstown
3 hours for the entire experience

What you need to know

Experience Queenstown's spectacular historic and scenic Skippers Canyon on this exciting 3 hour experience including 30 minute jet boat ride. The guided tour begins with return hotel transfers from Queenstown to Skippers Canyon via the infamous Skippers Canyon Road with informative commentary as you venture into this region that is rich in gold mining history. Half of the fun is the adventure to the upper Shotover River where you will join the jet boat ride. Take in spectacular scenery along the way. Once you reach the boat, you will zip past narrow canyons and sheer rock walls with spectacular scenery at speeds of 80 kmph. Enjoy 360 degree spins, twist and turns throughout the 30 minute jet boat ride.

Guided jet boat ride tours are held twice daily with additional tours available in summer. Tours depart from The Station Building in central Queenstown and visitors should allow 3 hours for the entire experience. Don't miss out on this high speed jet boat adventure along Skippers Canyon. Book your tickets online here!

Skippers Canyon Tour with Jet Boat Ride

Skippers Park, Skippers Canyon, Queenstown, STH 9300