Unforgettable Skippers Canyon Tour

Visit Queenstown’s backcountry and gain an insight into the wonderland of Skippers Canyon. World famous for the gold rush, it is steep in history and offers a goldmine of photo opportunities.


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Enjoy all that this breathtaking area has to offer: stunning scenery, peace and quiet and an exciting history. Located in Queenstown's backcountry, Skippers Canyon is one of New Zealand's best kept secrets. You will travel on Skippers Road alongside the Shotover River at a leisurely pace.

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Our mature Driver/Guides stop for photos when ever you want and explain this former goldmining area. It is your choice to experience this living history by walking short distances and get in touch with Queenstown's very heritage.

A lovely morning tea as well as home-made cheese on crackers, biscuits and some refreshments will be served at Skippers Point where you can visit the restored Museum of Skippers Canyon.

Tours depart daily from Queenstown.


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Physical address

Unforgettable Skippers Canyon Tour, 174 Glenda Drive, Frankton, Central Queenstown, Queenstown, 9300, New Zealand.

Opening times

Business hours:
8am - 7pm, 7 days. Operation in Winter season is limited.
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Pricing and Conditions

Adult $160.00

Language support

  Written Spoken
German NO YES

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