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“Canyon tour and Jet boat ride.”

Skippers Canyon Jet
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Come with Skippers Canyon Jet and experience unbeatable value as you are taken on a spectacular guided tour of Skippers Canyon followed by a thrilling jet boat ride through the narrowest canyons on the Shotover River. Discover a land rich in gold mining history and breathtaking scenery just a short distance from Queenstown. Skippers Canyon Jet is the must do jet boat trip in Queenstown.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We did a morning tour and our driver (Willy) was brilliant.

We enjoyed the drive down the Skippers Road (although not advised if you are scared of heights!)

The Jet Boat was fantastic and while really cold (it is Autumn) was well worth the trip down the road. Saw some great LoTR movie locations (including on JetBoat). Ben was full of fun and did several 360 degree turns - you are warned so can brace yourself. Stunning views and trip is around 3 hours - well worth while

Thank Sally A
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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi Sally, thanks for your review! I'm glad you enjoyed the trip so much!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This was a fantastic experience. We would recommend this jet boat ride over the others in Queenstown. The bus ride experience/scenery, with commentary, in and out of the canyon was worth the money by itself. Staff were great. Very highly recommended.
68+ year old travellers.

Thank CSDXN
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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi, thanks for the great review! It's good to know we appeal to all ages and I'm glad you enjoyed your trip with us!

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

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SkippersJet, Director of Sales at Skippers Canyon Jet, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

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