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Skippers Canyon Jet

| Station Building, Corner of Shotover and Camp Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Skippers Canyon Jet Boat Tour
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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.
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gold mining” (53 reviews)
“boat ride” (68 reviews)
“dangerous road” (22 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Station Building, Corner of Shotover and Camp Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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"gold mining"
in 53 reviews
"boat ride"
in 68 reviews
"dangerous road"
in 22 reviews
"driver dave"
in 12 reviews
"bus driver"
in 42 reviews
"hair raising"
in 24 reviews
"wings"
in 74 reviews
"mountain road"
in 9 reviews
"gold rush"
in 20 reviews
"scenic tour"
in 15 reviews
"an adventure"
in 24 reviews
"high speed"
in 20 reviews
"other companies"
in 14 reviews
"great commentary"
in 21 reviews
"amazing trip"
in 13 reviews
"highly recommend this trip"
in 12 reviews
"local history"
in 10 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of my favourite things I’ve done in New Zealand in both the North and South Island. Stunning scenery, great guide and insane jet ride. 10/10 would recommend

Thank Scott D
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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Scott, thanks for the amazing review! I'm glad you enjoyed your trip with us so much!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Brilliant experience from start to finish, couldn’t recommend skippers enough! We were so well looked after and every detail was thought about.

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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your awesome review!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Skippers Canyon Jet Boat is real value for money. Bus ride takes you through the most spectacular (somewhat hairy) scenery. Willie our driver was a fountain of local knowledge and provided great commentary throughout the journey and navigated the crazy road with ease. The jet...More

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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to write us such a great review!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Willie was our fun and talented driver down to Skippers Canyon. Great trip as he pointed out significant parts and points along the way. The jetboat was a fast fun experience with some more interesting facts along the way. The whole trip is well run...More

Thank Lynley M
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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the review!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome thanks for the amazing afternoon Trip out with a history lesson of the area. Jet boat ride is awesome The staff are amazing & friendly

Thank 616lanah
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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for the great review!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great ride up on the bus. Willy the bus driver had a lot of information on the area and was a joy to talk to. We didn’t get the jet boat drivers name but he was a great driver. We felt safe. It’s...More

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

Hi Geoff, thanks for the great review! Good to hear Willy looked after you so well.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I didn't know what to expect when the local isite staff said the Skippers Canyon jet boat was 'a little different' to the others, but it did not disappoint! The scenic and skillful drive along the top of Skippers Canyon was a...More

Thank Kate-2290
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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kate, great to hear you got a local recommendation for Skippers and you enjoyed your trip with us!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great adventure! We choose this jet boat on the advice that it was more than just a jet boat ride. And they were right. Great history and parts of the area we wouldn’t have seen otherwise. The jet boat ride itself was excellent -...More

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

Hi Susan, thanks for the awesome review! It's great to hear you were recommended our trip and you weren't disappointed!

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Emma P
17 December 2017|
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Response from SkippersJet | Property representative |
Hi, there are no weight restrictions. Customer's just have to be mobile enough to get in and out of the boat.
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AP_2017_Mumbai
21 November 2017|
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Response from Canterburycrusader | Reviewed this property |
It was $195pp and I would think it is fine for a fit and healthy 80 year old, It is a family run business and very caring people. Not sure about pickups but they may.
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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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