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Unforgettable Skippers Canyon Tour

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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 6 October 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.

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 1 October 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

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Reviewed 21 July 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.

Thank John R
Reviewed 12 June 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

Thank A9122MIkevina
Reviewed 13 May 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

Thank Jewlzcee
Reviewed 16 February 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

Thank Tataramoa
Reviewed 2 February 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

1  Thank JimHering
Reviewed 14 December 2017

On April 11, 2017, my wife and I with other travellers of the 9 Day Taste of South Island with Grand Pacific Tours had the option of purchasing the half-day Skippers Canyon Tour with Heritage Tours. From downtown Queenstown, Wolfgang our guide and driver, also...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We took this tour as part of a wider tour of NZ. The vehicles are 4wd vans and are expertly driven so you feel really safe on the mountainous, narrow and curvy paths/roadside. The driver is very knowledgeable about the canyon and stopped a lot...More

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