Skippers Canyon Lord of the Rings Sightseeing Tour
Fun filled 4WD sightseeing tour of the fabulous mountain country around Queenstown. Follow historic gold miners trail to see best sights and Lord of the Rings filming locations.
This awesome tour to Skippers Canyon is a must for all movie fans or anyone interested in historic out of the way locations. Skippers Canyon is a fairly inaccessible part of the country with fabulous views and scenery. Make you bookings online.
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Skippers Canyon 4WD Tour from Queenstown
Skippers Canyon was used for Lord of the Rings scene where Frodo escapes the Black Riders with the help of the princess elf Arwen and the turbulent River Forces.
This is a 4 hour 4WD tour that will take you to Skippers Canyon and many other fabulous sightseeing places from Queenstown.
The Queenstown area is historic in that it was one of the richest gold mining areas of New Zealand and you will follow the road the miners used in the 1860's to discover gold all those years ago.
You will journey towards Coronet Peak, which is probably New Zealand's best known ski resort, giving you the most magnificent views and panoramic photo opportunities available.
Then journey onto Bells Hill with fantastic views of the Shotover River and then Pinchers Bluff, Devils Elbow and Deep Creek before arriving at the picnic spot where you will have tea and crackers overlooking the picturesque Skippers Canyon.
This is a wonderful 4 hours of sightseeing and photo taking in some of the best country on earth. The vehicles are specially designed for small group, all terrain tours and your guides are locals who know the area and road well and can related interesting stories of days gone by.
Book your Skippers Canyon tour online.
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