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Meet your guide and small group of no more than 10 people on Beach Street in central Queenstown, 15 minutes before your tour departure time (9am or 1:30pm depending on the option selected).

After a scenic 20-minute drive, arrive at the Kawarau Canyon and get suited up for your canyoning activity as your guide, an experienced canyoning instructor, talks you through the basic techniques and safety procedures. Once you’re ready, set out into the canyon and spend around two hours scrambling up cliffs, abseiling down waterfalls, and whizzing down natural water slides.

Back on land, you’ll have time to dry off and get changed, before being driven back to Queenstown.
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The towering cliffs and cascading waterfalls of Kawarau Canyon offer a dramatic backdrop for a canyoning adventure and this 4-hour tour from Queenstown is suitable for anyone over 10 years. With a small group of no more than 10 people, get your adrenaline pumping as you scramble up rocky cliffs, abseil down waterfalls, and tackle natural water slides.
  • 4-hour Kawarau Canyoning experience from Queenstown
  • Enjoy rock climbing, abseiling down waterfalls, and natural water slides
  • No experience necessary: full instruction provided
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Great-value tour includes round-trip transport from Queenstown
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 people ensures a personalised experience
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Reviewed 1 March 2018
An Adventure for all Abilities

My girlfriend had never tried canyoning before, but is very sporty, so I jumped at the chance to give her a taste of the sport. The others on the trip had tried canyoning before, but were not exactly sporty and I was immediately struck by...More

Thank Ollie R
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile
Superb Day Out - Dan’s your Man!

My family and I had never been canyoning before and we had an absolute ball. Our guide Dan, was fantastic. He made the day very enjoyable for all of us. If you haven’t been canyoning before - these guys are great! The half day tour...More

Thank Amy O
Reviewed 19 December 2017
Now a Canyoning fan!

First time Canyoning and now i cant wait to get my self into canyons again! The guides were great and this tour goes thru all the aspects of canyoning, it is fun, felt safe all the time and now i have discovered a new sport...More

Thank conradschilling
Reviewed 18 December 2017
Must do in Queenstown

My partner and I went with part of a work do. She was very nervous but Jules made her feel totally safe - at the end she was so happy that she managed do everything. Thanks both Jules and Dan for a very memorable and...More

Thank lathonez
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile
Challenge yourself.

As part of our work Christmas party. I have now done Canyoning twice in Queenstown, the other at 5 mile. Comparing them, they are totally different. Both in great ways. This one was alot more technically challenging with many abseil and waterfall obstacles. However, Julz...More

Thank James C
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