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Unforgettable Skippers Canyon Tour

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“gold mining”(9 reviews)
“new zealand”(23 reviews)
The scenery of Skippers Canyon is without a doubt a subject you will talk about. You are picked up from your hotel in a comfortable 4WD Minibus. You visit this secluded area in small groups. Your local Guide provides a commentary about the Goldrush...more
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174 Glenda Drive, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-409 0949
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were picked up in Queenstown by a small 4 x 4 mini bus driven by Will. The drive to the canyon off road only wide enough for one vehicle. Majestic scenery, being given informative commentary including the 1862 gold mining. The journey both ways...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hollypal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three fellow small-coach tour travelers along with my husband and me took this amazing side tour through the incredible Skipper’s Canyon and were treated to jaw-dropping scenery at every turn of the twisting 4-wheel-drive road. A warning sign at the entrance to the canyon states...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GusMom99
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

wanderful tour, with a personal touch to it, just like a trip with friends,filled with information and walks to explore along the way! would defenetly do it again! Trevor an Serena

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Navigator57443336042
Reviewed October 5, 2018

The best thing we did on out tour of the South Island. Taken by Wolfgang. Unsurpassed for expertise and making everyone comfortable. Flexible and extremely knowledgeable. Can’t recommend it highly enough. Don’t go with any other operator!! Natty.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ronald M
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Everything they say about this tour is true and more. If you only do one tour in Queenstown this is the one to do AND this is the operator to use. Wolfy was our guide / driver and he was fantastic. He brought everything to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alanseaw
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Did this trip thirty odd years ago and it is still worth the effort. Reasonable rates and great views and cometary. A different perspective of Queenstown.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Filled with fantastic experiences. You will not doze off on this trip. Expert driver was a necessity as road traversed mountains, gullies with sheer drops at the edge on a 1 way muddy track with sights everywhere. Great commentary with humour thrown in by Willie....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank A9122MIkevina
Reviewed May 12, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful half day tour with this company - we did the morning tour but there is also an afternoon tour available. They pick you up and drop you off at your hotel and you are in a 4WD mini van for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jewlzcee
Reviewed February 16, 2018

I took this half-day tour as part of an one day stay in Queenstown and enjoyed every minute of it. An expert driver navigated the sometimes narrow dirt road between mountain and abyss with great skill. No need to worry. There were many opportunities to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Tataramoa
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

After reading all the glowing reviews there’s not much to be added. This was a great day trip with a teriffic driver/guide, Lindsay. The ride on the Skipper Canyon Road and the running commentary are so well done that I couldn’t suggest any changes. I...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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