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Four Wheel Driving in Skippers Canyon, Queenstown, Otago New Zealand
The town is surrounded by Lake Wakatipu and the awe-inspiring Southern Alps, with spectacular mountains such as the Remarkables, Cecil Peak and Ben Lomond. Queenstown and the surrounding area was the setting for the legendary films Lord of the Rings and X-Men Origins. Despite the mountainous landscape, the climate is considered to be oceanic, with warm summers and temperatures that can reach up to 30°C/86°F, and cold winters with frequent snowfalls.
A few kilometers away, lies Skippers Canyon, a picturesque gorge (22 km/13 mi length) that houses Shotover River. Grasp the opportunity and explore the wild beauty of the canyon in an organized four-wheel driving tour. Discover the narrow and steep Skipper Road (one of the most scenic roads in the whole world), and admire the suspension Skippers Bridge, built over 100 years ago, that leads to the historic gold-mining town.
Enjoy the breathtaking landscape throughout your journey!
Relevant activites based in New Zealand
January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.