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Unforgettable Skippers Canyon Tour

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Address: 174 Glenda Drive, Queenstown 9348, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3 409 0949
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Description: The scenery of Skippers Canyon is without a doubt a subject you will talk...
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 Heritage of Skippers and serves some refreshments with cheese. Plenty of photo stops and short walks make this sightseeing experience truly unforgettable. Daily departures from Queenstown.
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Spectacular drive, fascinating vanue

This was one of the very best trips we did on our New Zealand holiday: a friendly and well-informed guide, and a spectacular drive to a fascinating place (an old mining... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom

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Chipping Campden, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This was one of the very best trips we did on our New Zealand holiday: a friendly and well-informed guide, and a spectacular drive to a fascinating place (an old mining settlement, where we panned for gold!). A word of warning for the faint-hearted: if you're nervous about heights, don't sit on the right hand side of the vehicle. But... More 

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Perth West Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We were doing a 4WD tour of surrounding area and Skippers Canyon was not to be included but as we were nearby our driver asked if we would like the experience of going along part of the way. The road is considered as very dangerous if the driver is not very experienced and as our had done this numerous times... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Amazing, thrilling views. Great half day out. Staff very, very good. No for the faint hearted. Scenes of Mordor shot along the way.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

What a fabulous place. The guide is friendly and knowledgable and the tour is at a very comfortable pace. You will leave with a real appreciation of how tough life was. You will also run out of adjectives.

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Had the most amazing half day tour with Wolfi 1 our driver & guide for the trip.Unforgetable and the most memorable part of our New Zealand Tour

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Katikati, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Wow that was a great half day tour. The views are great, the road is narrow, the drivers knownledge of the area was great. We have wanted to do this tour for sometime, but haven't been able to until now. it was well worth the wait. If you are visiting from oversea this is a must do while here, if... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We booked this tour with Grand pacific tours in march, and the driver WOLFI 2 picked us up. And he was german what he got up to was a experience you have to do to believe it. A tour thats worth a million dollars and ever lasting fun all the way, and believe it he got us all home so... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We booked the Unforgettable Skippers Canyon tour with Queenstown Heritage Tours. On the day of the tour we were picked up from our accommodation and driven to Skippers Canyon in a 4 wheel drive vehicle. The scenery during the morning was spectacular - the best we saw in New Zealand. The huge rugged mountains and the fast flowing Shotover River... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Did this tour and won't forget it for some time drove in convoy up into the hills and then down. And I mean down I would suggest if you don't do high vertical drops from road no track sides do another tour. That aside what an adventure drivers and guides have a jokey informative style of delivery and their knowledge... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Arthur gave us a great commentary and we really enjoyed our trip. As a local he is a fund of interesting information and really brings the trip alive. The scenery is just amazing, and with Arthur providing the stories ------ highly recommended.

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