Skippers Canyon Jet
Skippers Canyon Jet
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linda b
Sydney, Australia2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
I was so nervous about the drive out to the boats but our tour guy was fabulous. Brilliant and informative commentary there and back, stopping for photos- nothing was a hassle. The boat ride itself was an incredible experince- certianly had the heart pounding but felt safe the whole time. Plus it was a picture perfect day for photos. Highly recommend this tour, not only value for money but one of the last (only perhaps) locally owned jet boat companies in Queenstown.
Written 3 March 2024
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Cathleen R
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Fantastic recommend highly, great driver on bus and boat. I would do again in a heart beat . Bus driver as entertaining as the jet boat ride, and Ben was so skilled.
Written 3 March 2024
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onlyon2024
Queenstown, New Zealand1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024
Well organised , very informative bus trip and a fantastic jet boat experience. I would highly recommend this trip as a must do in Queenstown.
Written 1 March 2024
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Kita_9876
Brisbane, Australia1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024
I’m not going to lie, I initially booked the activity because I just wanted to see Skippers Canyon, I’d seen how gorgeous it was in photos, but man, did I see the Canyon!! Our driver was quite entertaining, and gave us great commentary on the way in, and it was reassuring to hear what is notorious for being one of the most dangerous roads being treated like a misbehaving puppy. The views were gorgeous and the chance to take photos of the scenery were greatly appreciated. Once we actually got on the boat, our pilot(?) did nothing short of ensuring we had the time of our lives. The staff were amazing all round, and the views in the canyon from the bus and the boat were phenomenal. This jet boat tour was more than just sharp turns and fast spins, it was great views, thrilling paths through the canyon, you won’t enjoy anything more
Written 29 February 2024
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53Ian76
Deal, UK23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Oh what fun, from the drive to the canyon to the water based jet boat ride.
I couldn't stop smiling for ages after the trip.
The whole tour lasted 3hrs so really good value compared to other companies
Written 29 February 2024
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lilycareb
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
A three hour experience with a killer bus ride down into the canyon for the same price as any other thirty minute jet boat ride. Our captain was a blast and we would highly reccomend.
Written 27 February 2024
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SETHURAMAN L
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024
There are many jet boats in Queenstown but this one is unique. First you drive 45 min away from queenstown. You get to see some ski resorts on the way and then enter canyon. Then going down to bottom of canyon is fun.

Jet boat ride nice and fun. Enjoyed it. I will highly recommend.
Written 22 February 2024
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dantownsend
Hervey Bay, Australia1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024
After a bit of research into jet boat rides at Queentown I decided on Skippers Canyon as it had the road trip out to the canyon as well.
This cliff side drive was almost as good as the jet boat and definitely added heaps to the experience.
If you have the time (3 hours) I would highly recommend this company over the others
Written 21 February 2024
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DerekHulme
Jannali, Australia255 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
Amazing drive through the valley on a very narrow road with Cal, our driver, who navigated tight corners with cliffs on one side and drops on the other. The jet boat experience itself was fantastic, with Ben going close to rock falls, though narrow gaps, up and down rapids and a few spins thrown in as well. Take special note that on these trips you are allowed to take your own photos and videos. Highly recommend this family owned and run trip.
Written 18 February 2024
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Gary G
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
What an AMAZING experience! If you are wanting the ultimate jet boat thrill, this is the ride to do. We looked into all the other operators and found that Skippers gave the best adrenalin pumped jet boat ride PLUS it included the coach tour through the valley. Our driver was highly experienced with a road that hugged the mountainside. That was a bonus adventure in itself!
Written 13 February 2024
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