AuthenticAs Skippers Canyon - Professional Photography & Exclusive 4WD Tour

The Skippers Road is a historic route we travel via 4WD. Built during the gold rush we drive high above the Kawerau River giving you a historic context of what life was like for the original settlers of Skippers Canyon, sharing stories, tales and showing you relics from the past.

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Duration 4 hours 30 minutes
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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  • What's included :
    • WiFi on board
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Snacks - Homemade organic baking using traditional settlers recipes
    • Bottled water
    • Photography
    • Entry/Admission - Coronet Peak
    • Entry/Admission - Skippers Road Lookout
    • Entry/Admission - Kawarau River
    • Entry/Admission - Historic Skippers School
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Stop At: Coronet Peak, Queenstown New Zealand

      A brief pause for a geography lesson on the glacial formation of the basin, posing for photography.

      Duration: 30 minutes

      Stop At: Skippers Road Lookout, Coronet Peak 9371, New Zealand

      Views down Long Gully. The entrance to the route into Skippers for the Gold Rush.

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: Kawarau River, New Zealand

      Overlooking the Kawerau we take in the panoramic views of Maori Point and continue our 4WD tour into Skippers Village and School House for a homemade organic morning or afternoon tea.

      Duration: 15 minutes

      Stop At: Historic Skippers School, Skippers Road, Queenstown 9371 New Zealand

      A tour of the schoolhouse and portrait photography leading to a walk along to the Historic Skippers Bridge.

      Duration: 1 hour

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offeredPick up from anywhere in Queenstown District. Please request collection from further afield for additional cost. Airports
      • Frankton Airport, Queenstown New Zealand
      Departure Time :
      09:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
      • Wheelchair accessible
      • Stroller accessible
      • Service animals allowed
      • Near public transportation
      • Infant seats available
      • Most travelers can participate
      • Not recommended for people scared of heights
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
      • Face masks provided for travelers
      • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
      • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
      • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
      • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
      • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
      • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.



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    Organised by AuthenticAs

    Activity ID: V-113352P4

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