Skippers Canyon is a stunningly beautiful site of the 1860s gold rush that eclipsed the scale of the legendary Klondike. This world famous canyon is packed with relics, workings and astonishing stories of man against the elements. The road itself into the canyon, with it’s vertical drop offs either side of the vehicle as you travel into the heart of the canyon, is thrilling in itself. After negotiating the famous Skippers Canyon bridge you will enjoy a light picnic lunch stop at the old schoolhouse, deep in the canyon. Only the experienced professionals at the wheel of our 4x4s can truly put you inside the hearts and minds of the people who strived in Skippers Canyon to win their gold. A wealth of facts, figures and anecdotes bring the history back to life before your eyes.
Tour Highlights Include:
Skippers Canyon & Pipeline Bridges
Historic gold mining town
Stunning New Zealand back country adventure.
Scenic picnic lunch is included
Gold panning option available upon request
Why Choose Off Road 4×4 Queenstown?
Small personalised tours to stunning locations
Guaranteed individual forward facing window seats
Free picnic lunch provided
Free pick up and drop off to your accommodation
On-site iPad multimedia presentations
Guides are knowledgeable, friendly locals