Activities

Jet Boat Tour

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.

We Provide

PACKAGE INCLUDES
- Guided tour into Skippers Canyon
- 30 minute jet boating adventure on the upper Shotover River
- Spectacular views and photo opportunities
- Spray jackets and life jackets on the jet boat
- Return transport from central Queenstown

Please Bring

- Dress for the conditions on the day!
- Summer: Hat, sunglasses, warm top, sunscreen and mosquito repellent, water and a camera
- Winter: Warm hat, wind proof warm jacket, gloves and sunglasses, water and a camera. Dress like you are going skiing and you'll love it!

Duration

- Allow 3 hours for the round trip from central Queenstown

Season

- Summer: 8.30am, 12noon and 3.30pm daily (Open Christmas Day) - Winter: 9am and 1pm (1st May - 31st September)

Scenic Tour

Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour will take you on a journey into a land of outstanding natural beauty and rich in gold mining history, allowing you exclusive access to Winky's Museum and the Sainsbury Gold Claim.

We Provide

PACKAGE INCLUDES
- Small group, guided tour into Skippers Canyon
- Informative commentary and photo stops along the way
- Spectacular views and photo opportunities
- Refreshments included
- Exclusive tour of the Sainsbury gold claim and museum
- A glimpse into Quartz mining and battery press set up like Mt Aurum
- Gold panning in an original gold claim
- Return transport from central Queenstown
- Option is available to jet boat once in Skippers

Please Bring

- Dress for the conditions on the day!
- Summer: Hat, sunglasses, warm top, sunscreen and mosquito
repellent, water and a camera
- Winter: Warm hat, wind proof warm jacket, gloves and sunglasses,
water and a camera. Dress like you are going skiing and you'll love it!

Duration

4.5 hrs

Season

- Summer: 8am and 1pm (Open Christmas Day) - Winter: 9am and 1pm (1st May - 31st September)

Scenic Tour and Jet

Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour & Jet boat trip will take you on a journey into a land of outstanding natural beauty and rich in gold mining history, allowing you exclusive access to Winky's Museum and the Sainsbury Gold Claim and taking you on an adrenaline fuelled jet boat ride through the dramatic canyons of the upper Shotover River.

We Provide

PACKAGE INCLUDES
- Small group guided tour into Skippers Canyon
- Informative commentary and photo stops along the way
- 30 minute jet boating adventure on the upper Shotover River (optional)
- Spectacular views and photo opportunities
- Spray jackets and life jackets on the jet boat
- Refreshments included
- Exclusive tour of the Sainsbury gold claim and museum
- A glimpse into Quartz mining and battery press set up like Mt Aurum
- Gold panning in an original gold claim
- Return transport from central Queenstown

Please Bring

- Dress for the conditions on the day!
- Summer: Hat, sunglasses, warm top, sunscreen and mosquito repellent, water and a camera
- Winter: Warm hat, wind proof warm jacket, gloves and sunglasses, water and a camera. Dress like you are going skiing and you'll love it!

Duration

- Allow 4.5 hours for the round trip from central Queenstown

Season

- Summer: 8am and 1pm (Open Christmas Day) - Winter: 9am and 1pm (1st May - 31st September)