Pricing and Conditions

Adult $195.00 - $260.00
(15 year(s) and under)
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Departure times: 8.30am & 1.30pm Summer October - May. Not suitable for infants. Experienced driver/ guide, gold panning and refreshments included.

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Private Discovery Tours reserve the right to cancel a tour due to circumstances beyond our control, in any such cases any deposit will be refunded. For tours cancelled by guests more than 24 hours prior to departure, there will be no charge. For tours cancelled by guests within 24 hours prior to departure time, or in the case of a " no show" we reserve the right to charge to person the full cost of the tour.

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Take the narrow road through the rugged historic landscape of Skippers Canyon, a road carved from rock cliffs and terraces. The Shotover River was one of the richest gold bearing rivers in the world, now only gold mining relics remain to tell the stories of hardship experienced in this unique environment.

Opening times

Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


11 Criterion Street, Arrowtown, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
3km to Queenstow Airport
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
decisions Proximity to town:
5km to central Queenstown

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