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Skippers Canyon Jet

| Station Building, Corner of Shotover and Camp Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9434
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Stunning and thrilling!

Such an amazing drive through skippers canyon, getting great commentary from our driver willie! If... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sophie B
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Queenstown, New Zealand
Better than Shotover Jet

Skippers Jet is the same price as Shotover (the most touristy company), but, I would definitely say... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rosietovey
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Macot-la-Plagne, France
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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. 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.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gold mining” (47 reviews)
“boat ride” (60 reviews)
“sheer drops” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
| Station Building, Corner of Shotover and Camp Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 9434

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Reviewed yesterday

Such an amazing drive through skippers canyon, getting great commentary from our driver willie! If your scared of heights...dont look down on the drive in! haha. Great jet boat experience through the upper part of skippers canyon. If you get the chance deffinitely add on...More

Thank Sophie B
Reviewed yesterday

Skippers Jet is the same price as Shotover (the most touristy company), but, I would definitely say you get much better value for money. Not only do you get longer in the river, but, you also get to drive down the Skippers Canyon road, which...More

Thank Rosietovey
Reviewed 2 days ago

Right from the start, Willy's commentary was great. Plenty of opportunities to get great photos on the way there! The trip in was an adventure in itself! Superb scenery and stunning views. Knowing this is a local family run business made this trip all the...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved our afternoon with the skippers canyon jet guys, the jet boat with Elliot was amazing but the drive there and information provided by Willy the driver was also fantastic. You get so much more than just a jet boat. Thoroughly recommend!

Thank Lucym1905
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A group of us were taken care of by Skippers. We were picked up at our hotel promptly by, I think, Brian who drove us up Skippers Road while giving us the history of the area interjecting terrific humor. He made us feel very safe...More

Thank nyctraveler230
SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, thanks for the great review! I'll pass on the good word to Brian and Elliot and let them know you loved the trip.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I experienced the Skippers Canyon Jet last Tuesday and had a wonderful day ! Both our coach and jet boat driver Welly and Elliot were amazing. They give you all the information you need ! If you have 2-3 hours and want to go off...More

Thank lemarl2017
SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hey, thanks for the great review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed all aspects of the trip! I'll pass on the positive feedback to Willy and Elliot!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drive into the canyon is an adrenaline rush itself add to that a fast action filled canyon ride. The best!! Totally value for money. Plenty of breathtaking scenery and stops to take pics. The staff are real, friendly and experienced and local. The best...More

Thank Libby A
SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hey Libby, thanks for the great review. It's awesome to hear you enjoyed the trip and found it good value for money.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to go on a Jet Boat, and we were told that if you had 2 1/2 hours spare this was the best one to do. It was absolutely spot an adventure from start to end, exciting drive down a windy single lane dirt...More

Thank Vanessa C
SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Vanessa, thanks fort he great review and for taking the time to research our family run business!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful and exciting trip with Skippers! Be wary if you get car sick or are very afraid of heights--- the bus journey is quite twisty and daring... right on the edge of a cliff. But the drivers are very experienced and professional...More

Thank Klyond
SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best experiences I have had. The bus ride to get to the jet boat was next level, with huge drop offs each side of the road. "keep mooving please, bus driver", lol. The jet boat ride was fast, with lots...More

Thank AaronCAMJET
SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Aaron, thanks for the great review. I'm glad you enjoyed your experience with us!

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skitzySuffolk
2 April 2017|
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Response from SkippersJet | Property representative |
Hi there, as the other answers above suggest Skippers Canyon Jet is a great option! It is excellent value for money due to the inclusion of the scenic drive into the canyon as well as the jet boat ride itself. If you'd like... More
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gf l
6 September 2016|
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Response from SunshineLeanne | Reviewed this property |
They would certainly enjoy the jet boat ride - however I'm not sure their attention could be kept up on the bus ride out to the canyon ... The views are magnificent however I understand children are not always into scenery... More
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Effie V
6 April 2016|
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Response from Lambertus K | Reviewed this property |
The bus ride to the attraction is nothing short of spectacular both there and back. Scenes from Lord of the Rings were shot there, which the Driver spoke about. He was very informative. Once there the jet boat... More
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