Skippers Canyon Scenic Tour
Come and take a journey along one of New Zealands most dangerous roads, from Queenstown into Skippers canyon.
Our experienced guides will keep you safe as we follow the world famous Shotover River on a trail that was hand-built by Gold miners in the late 1800’s.
The journey offers stunning views of this unique Central Otago landscape, so don’t forget your camera, fully charged batteries and an empty memory card! With sweeping views along the steep gorge and of the Shotover River below, you’ll have photo opportunities at every turn.
Skippers Canyon Highlights
- Travel the Historic Skippers Canyon Road
- Cross the Skippers Suspension Bridge
- Visit the restored Skippers township
- Gold pan in the Shotover River
- Spot for Rainbow trout in the pure waters
- Enjoy free drinks & snacks
As a local family we take pride in each and every tour.
We provide morning or afternoon tea and a chance to strike gold!
Small personalised groups per guide / vehicle – our vehicles are 4WD with forward facing seats
One of the very best value tours you’ll find.Adult $230 Child $99 (0-14yrs)
Pretend you are a LOTR star, dress up in capes and re-enact sword play in Lothlorien forest.
We have a booklet with our full commentary in both English and Chinese
We pick up at all central Queenstown accommodation locations.
Our tour departs Queenstown at 8.00am and 1.30pm