Explore Bookme forQueenstown

Skippers Canyon Jet Boat Adventure

Experience the MUST DO jet boat adventure in Queenstown, darting through the narrowest canyons and discovering the lands fascinating gold mining history!

Highlights

  • Take an adrenaline pumping jet boat ride
  • Navigate the most dramatic canyons on the Shotover River
  • Guided tour of Skippers Canyon with knowledgable guide
  • Visit Lord of the Rings locations and learn about the gold mining history
  • Two amazing experiences rolled into one epic adventure!

New Zealand's greatest Jet Boat adventure is calling!

Combing a fascinating guided tour of Skippers Canyon and an adrenaline-pumped jet boat ride through some of the narrowest canyons on the Shotover River, this has it all.

You'll learn all about the gold mining history of Skippers Canyon as your knowledgeable guide highlights points of interest including Lord of the Rings locations, gold mining relics, and of course, the stunning scenery driving along the infamous Skippers Road!

Then gear yourself up for the thrill of a lifetime as you board the jet boat and power deep into the Skippers Canyon.

Your highly experienced driver will have your adrenaline pumping, reaching speeds in excess of 90kmph while navigating rapids, skimming past rockfaces, and maneuvering the boat just inches from the canyon walls. All this is topped off by the famous 360-degree spins which will have you reeling with excitement!

This really is New Zealand's greatest jet boat adventure - come and see for yourself what all the fuss is about.

Adult $159.00
Child $85.00 (3 - 15 years)

What's included

  • Return transport from central Queenstown
  • Guided tour of Skippers Canyon
  • 30 Minute Jet Boat ride

Duration

  • Allow approximately 3 hours for the whole experience

Location

  • Departure: Be ready to depart from outside The Station Building in the centre of Queenstown on the corner of Shotover and Camp Streets 10 minutes prior to trip time.

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.

Notes

  • Departures: Summer (Oct – Apr): 8.30am, 12pm and 3.30pm.

    Winter (May – Sep): 9am and 1pm.

Available Bookings from November 29 to December 05

Change Dates

All prices are shown in NZD ($)

Sun 29 Nov
Mon 30 Nov
Tue 1 Dec
Wed 2 Dec
Thu 3 Dec
Fri 4 Dec
Sat 5 Dec

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$79.50
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$79.50
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$127.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$159.00
  • Child$85.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$127.00
  • Child$85.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

5.0

3 reviews

Showing all 3 authenticated Bookme reviews

bretts2 from New Zealand wrote on 26 November 2020

Exceeded expectations.

Great tour guides/drivers Willy & Craig. Gave us an awesome experience. The Skippers Road experience followed by the canyon Jet boating. Highly recommend.

Share Link

This review helped me

Nigel from New Zealand wrote on 25 November 2020

Great fun

A great experience with the whole trip into skippers canyon. Craig our jet boat operator was very good, a great North island boy My wife and I had a fantastic time. On our 30th wedding anniversary 10/10 for us Thanks for the great time

Share Link

This review helped me

mathewl1 from New Zealand wrote on 21 November 2020

Mat and lusa review

This is a must do we loved it from the bus tour down the windy road with the beautiful scenery to the awesome driving and history then the jet boat ride its a good experience then too top it off the staff are brilliant defs go again if we came back

Share Link

This review helped me

From Skippers Canyon Jet Boat Adventure

Hi Mathew, thanks for the awesome review! So glad you enjoyed the trip with us!

close

10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

Spaces Left

Adult

    Child 3 - 15 years

      *Option must be made together with another price type.
      close

      Qualmark Certification

      This award identifies a business with a high level of professionalism, a keen awareness of the impact it has on the environment and a commitment to a customer centric approach.

      This award is evidence of a sophisticated tourism business that consistently exceeds visitor expectations. Their proactive leadership and management ensure the business’s focus on continuously improving their economic, social and environmental performance to create genuine, constantly evolving and sustainable tourism experiences.

      This award recognises the best sustainable tourism businesses in New Zealand. It denotes exceptional customer experiences at the heart of everything the company does. This business is leading the way in making the New Zealand tourism industry a world class sustainable visitor destination.

      When you see the Qualmark logo, your activity of choice is endorsed by New Zealand Tourism’s official quality assurance organisation and backed by leaders in the industry. It’s your trusted guide to iconic activities and experiences that are awarded for their exceptionally high level of quality, safety and sustainability.

      Sample menu

      close
      delete

      Delete your content?

      This item will be deleted immediately. You can't undo this action.

      close
      playlist_add
      close
      question_answer