Journey down one of the most spectacular roads in the world combining best of New Zealand high country and history.

Gold Heritage: Skippers Canyon Tour Highlights

  • Travel down one of the 25 most scenic roads in the world! 
  • Visit Skippers Canyon, Skippers township and Skippers Schoolhouse
  • Try gold panning in the Shotover River
  • Refreshments included 
  • Pickup from Town Centre or Queenstown accommodation

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Frequently Asked Questions

Snacks, hot drinks and pick up and drop off any central accommodation or information centres

Suitable shoes and appropriate clothing. All you need to bring with you is water, a camera and a sense of adventure!

Hot drinks (tea, coffee and hot chocolate) and biscuits and cakes.

We use a mixture of Land Rovers, Toyota Land Cruisers: Ford Transit vans and other 6 seater vans.  Our Land Rovers are certified for 8 passengers but we generally take only 6. Our Land Cruisers have 6 seats.  Transit vans have 11 seats. We can also provide 19, 21 and 22 seater buses.

The longest walk is about 15 minutes but it is not necessary to participate if you do not want to.

Our trips will depart in all weather conditions unless the operations manager considers it to be too dangerous.

We will pick you up and drop you at any central accommodation or information centre.

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Pickup Locations

Pickup from Town Centre or Queenstown accommodation.

  • (The) Last Resort
  • (The) Lodges
  • (The) Lofts Apartments
  • (The) Rees
  • (The) Spire
  • (The) Waterfront
  • Absoloot Backpackers - (MEET AT INFO & TRACK)
  • Adventure Q2 Hostel
  • Adventure Queenstown - (MEET AT INFO & TRACK)
  • Alexis Motel and Apartments
  • Amber Lodge
  • Amity Lodge
  • Aspen Lodge
  • Autoline Motel & Apartments
  • Azur Lodge
  • Bella Vista
  • Black Sheep Backpackers
  • Blue Peaks Apartments
  • Blue Peaks Lodge
  • Breakfree the Point
  • Browns Boutique Hotel
  • Butterfli Lodge
  • Caples Court Motel
  • Carlin Boutique Hotel
  • Central Ridge Boutique Hotel
  • Chalet Queenstown
  • Colonial Village Motel
  • Copthorne Hotel and Apartments Lakeview
  • Copthorne Hotel and Resort Lakefront
  • Coronation Lodge
  • Coronet View Apartments
  • Creeksyde Holiday Park
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel
  • Dairy Private Hotel by Naumi Hotels
  • Deco Backpackers
  • DoubleTree (by Hilton)
  • Earnslaw Lodge
  • Eichardt's Private Hotel
  • Flaming Kiwi Backpackers
  • Garden Court Suites & Apartments
  • Haka Lodge
  • Heartland Hotel & Scenic Suites
  • Heritage Hotel
  • Hilton
  • Hippo Lodge Backpackers
  • Holiday Inn Express Queenstown Town Centre
  • Holiday Inn Frankton Rd
  • Holiday Inn Remarkables Park
  • Hurley's of Queenstown
  • INFO & TRACK, 37 Shotover Street
  • Jucy Snooze - (MEET AT INFO & TRACK)
  • Kamana Lakehouse
  • Lakefront Apartments
  • Lakeside Motel
  • Lomond Lodge
  • LQ Hotel (La Quinta by Wyndham)
  • Mantra Apartments / Luxury Lake Suites
  • Melbourne Lodge
  • Mercure Hotel
  • mi-pad Queenstown Hotel
  • Millennium Hotel
  • Nomads Backpackers
  • Novotel Queenstown Lakeside
  • Nugget Point
  • Oaks Club Shores
  • Oaks Club Suites
  • Peppers Beacon
  • Pinewood Lodge
  • Platinum Queenstown Villas
  • QT Queenstown
  • Queenstown House Boutique B&B
  • Queenstown Lakeview Holiday Park
  • Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel
  • Queenstown TOP 10 Holiday Park
  • Ramada Remarkables Park
  • Ramada Suites Frankton
  • Ramada Town Centre
  • Reavers Lodge
  • Ridge Resort
  • Rydges Hotel
  • Sherwood Hotel
  • Shotover Lodge
  • Sofitel
  • Southern Laughter Backpackers
  • Spinnaker Bay Executive Apartments
  • St Moritz Hotel
  • Sudima Queenstown Five Mile
  • Swiss-Belresort CORONET PEAK
  • Swiss-Belsuites POUNAMU
  • Tahuna Pod Hostel
  • The Glebe Apartments
  • To be confirmed
  • Turner Heights Townhouses
  • Villa Del Lago
  • Whistler Apartments
  • Wyndham Garden
  • Wyndham Garden Queenstown

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