NEW ZEALAND'S MOST SPECTACULAR & UNIQUE CANYON ADVENTURES

Shotover River, Queenstown, NZ

Skippers Canyon Jet - it's 'the' Queenstown jet boating and tour experience like no other. Jet boat the Shotover River, or combine with other Queenstown adventure activities in our fantastic Combo options. For a relaxing ½ day adventure try our scenic tour or Skippers Gold tours and meet 5th generation locals, gaining exclusive access to our historic gold mine and museum.

HOME TO ONCE THE RICHEST GLACIAL-FED GOLD BEARING RIVER IN THE WORLD - the shotover river

Jet Boat

Jet Boat

This is an amazing 2 ½ hour Shotover River jet boating tour. With breathtaking views and rugged terrain, getting there is half the adventure, before jet boating in the sheer walled canyons at 80kph in historic gold surroundings. Our drivers are among the most experienced in the world with a minimum of 2,000 hours experience versus the industry standard of 200!

Land Tour

Scenic Tour

A half day real scenic tour of discovery into rugged gold country. Guided through exclusive areas owned by 5th generation miners, walk where miners did 140 years ago in the Sainsbury gold claim, and try gold panning as they did with your hosts Winky and Jerry, who’s family have lived and worked in Skippers since Queenstown started in the 1860’s.

Pure Gold

Scenic/Jetboat

An exceptional half day scenic / Jetboat tour through the Skippers Canyon. Recommended as one of the top things to see and do in Queenstown activities, this trip integrates adrenaline pumping jet boating and our scenic tour with Queenstown's rich gold mining history. Don't miss this unique Queenstown activity package combination.

Combos

Combos

If you are short on time or short on money? Harness Queenstown activity package deals through our combo options and ensure you make the most of your day by combining Queenstown adventure activities with jetboating whilst getting the best bang for your buck! Combine with Queenstown rafting, helicopter flights or Canyon Swing.