Activities

Skippers Canyon | Full Day

Get off the bitumen and experience a 4x4 adventure along legendary and historic tracks by exploring the remote Skippers Canyon and Shotover River. You will be expertly navigated and entertained by friendly local guides with a gift for story telling and a detailed knowledge of the colourful history of the canyon and its inhabitants. Visit remote secluded spots and see a side of Queenstown that large groups simply don’t see.

Minimum of 2 adults per trip.

We Provide

Morning or afternoon tea, and lunch on full day tours.
Multimedia presentations on IPad.

Please Bring

Please dress appropriately, with good footwear and jacket

Duration

6-8 hours

Season

All seasons

Other Information

Accommodation Pick Up Service: We can pickup from most Queenstown, Frankton and Arrowtown based accommodation on this full day tour. Clients happy to meet in Queenstown central can be picked up from the Station building, Cnr Shotover St and Camp St (Please wait outside by the seating on the Camp St side).

Children: We do not have a minimum age for passengers. Clients need to provide their own child / booster seats.

Soiling of Vehicle: Any soiling of the vehicle beyond reasonable levels gathers a $150 surcharge.

Skippers Canyon | Half Day

Join Queenstown's most experienced 4x4 guide with a private charter tour exploring the stunning Skippers Canyon. Full commentary and interpretation at each stop in comfortable four wheel drive vehicles. From Coronet Peak to the mighty Shotover River, we journey along the infamous 1889 road following the trail of the 1860s gold rush. This tour has huge vistas of our southern high country, with incredible sights and photo opportunities.

Your local kiwi guide Del, has nearly 30 years commercial 4 wheel drive experience in Skippers Canyon, guiding literally thousands of tourists into Skippers since 1990. His knowledge and experience on the road conditions, history and region make this a truly remarkable adventure into the Queenstown high country.

Minimum of 2 adults per trip.

We Provide

Morning or afternoon tea, and lunch on full day tours.
Pick up available from central Queenstown accommodation.
Multimedia presentations on IPad.

Please Bring

Please dress appropriately with good footwear and jacket

Duration

Approx 4 hours

Season

All seasons

Other Information

Accommodation Pick Up Service: Due to half day tour time constraints, outer limits for the pick up service we offer on our tours are from Mantra Marina 875 Frankton Road to 260 Fernhill Road and 159 Gorge Road. Any property outside of this Queenstown area unfortunately would not be applicable for pick up/drop off. As such we CAN ONLY pick up/drop off from The Hilton/ Kawarau Village, The Ramada, Frankton village, Millbrook, Arthurs Point (Top 10, Nugget Point), Arrowtown etc. on full day tours. Clients happy to meet in Queenstown central can be picked up from the Station building, Cnr Shotover St and Camp St (Please wait outside by the seating on the Camp St side).

Children: We do not have a minimum age for passengers. Clients need to provide their own child / booster seats.

Soiling of Vehicle: Any soiling of the vehicle beyond reasonable levels gathers a $150 surcharge.