Half-day heritage tour that follows the rugged and once treacherous Skippers Road. Travel the road that was hacked by hand into the sheer cliff sides of the Shotover River Valley. As your experienced guide navigates the awe-inspiring canyon, you can relax and enjoy numerous historic sites along the journey, including a century old suspension bridge and the township of Skippers. Gain an insight into the local heritage through photos and relics in the restored schoolhouse before trying your hand at gold panning.
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Stop At: Skippers Canyon, Skippers Road, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
Travel along the rugged and treacherous Skippers road. As your guide navigates along this awe-inspiring canyon you will visit many historic sites such as the historic Skippers suspension bridge and the historic township of Skippers.
Duration: 3 hours
Stop At: Skippers Township Museum, Skippers Point, 1930 Skippers Road, Skippers 9371, New Zealand
Visit the restored school house where you will gain a real insight into the local heritage through photos and histories of life in this tough environment.
Duration: 30 minutes
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- A maximum of 6 people per booking
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
- Transport by 4WD vehicle with your driver/guide
- Gold panning
- Light refreshments (tea, coffee, hot chocolate, fruit cake and cookies)
- Selected Queenstown Hotel pickup and drop-off （Surrounding suburbs, Kelvin Heights, Frankton, Arthur's Point, Fernhill and others, by arrangement only
- Entry/Admission - Skippers Canyon
- Entry/Admission - Skippers Township Museum, Skippers Point
Returns to original departure point
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