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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Victoria R
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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 4 days ago NEW 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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Thank stevej2001
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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Thank rebeccaamalone
New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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Thank Flavia C
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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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Navarre, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All of us on that boat had such a fun time screaming our heads off when the boat did 360 degree turns and/or coming close to the boulders as we went up the stream. You are never too old to have fun, is my motto and I was having a great time. To get to this place, you should hire... More 

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Thank Eileen N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic experience travelling the infamous Skippers Canyon road to the awesome jet boat ride. We took the tour option which gave us all the details behind the history of New Zealand, Queenstown and Skippers Canyon. If you have the time, it beats the "others" hands down!

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Thank Craig C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this through Happy Travels in Queenstown where Chris (who was really helpful) took us through all the options for jet boating in the area. He recommended this one as it combined a hair-raising coach trip along the gorge and then a fantastic jet boat ride (about 30 mins). The prices were the same with the agent to us... More 

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Adelaide Hills, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drive (along the road rated amongst the world's top 10 most dangerous roads) had some fantastic scenery and our guide had good knowledge of the area. It didn't seem too scary although there were a few steep drop-offs along the road in several places. It probably wouldn't have been scary at all in a car, but has different views... More 

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