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High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures

207 Katoomba St | inside the Blue Mountains YHA, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 47826224
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US$ 194.31*
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Spectacular Blue Mountains Empress Canyon and Abseiling Experience
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Amazing Half Day Abseiling Adventure in the Blue Mountains
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High and Wild Mountain Adventures has been operating since 1989. We offer Abseiling, Rock Climbing, Canyoning and Bush Survival courses. We cater for beginners through to experienced outdoor adventurers and hold all of the relevant qualifications and licenses to operate these activities.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“empress canyon” (25 reviews)
“wet suits” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
207 Katoomba St | inside the Blue Mountains YHA, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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+61 47826224
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"empress canyon"
in 25 reviews
"wet suits"
in 5 reviews
"canyoning trip"
in 7 reviews
"guide tim"
in 4 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful canyon"
in 2 reviews
"blue mountains"
in 36 reviews
"small group"
in 4 reviews
"rock climbing"
in 4 reviews
"waterproof camera"
in 2 reviews
"picnic lunch"
in 3 reviews
"juggler canyon"
in 2 reviews
"great guide"
in 2 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 3 reviews
"whole family"
in 2 reviews
"national park"
in 2 reviews
"stunning views"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A friend and I went on the full day with both abseiling and canyoning and it was great! We started out as a group with 6 people were the 4 others was only going to have a half day with abseiling. For the canyoning there...More

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Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks Johanhal, Thanks for the feed back, I'm sitting here with Richard and he says thanks too. Kind Regards Aidan

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Our family of 4 met up with our fellow adventurers at Katoomba at 8:45am Saturday morning for a day of abseiling and canyoning. Together with our erstwhile guides Tim and Yuri we set out for Narrow Neck and a morning of abseiling, starting with a...More

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Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hi Nevillie, I'm so glad you all enjoyed yourselves. I will let Tim and Yuri know. I hope we get to take you all on another adventure soon Warm regards Aidan

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Never forget this trip. Tim was our guide. Great communication skills and made us feel very comfortable and confident doing these extremely challenging activities. Unbelievable experience.

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Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi Michael M, Thanks for the review mate, really appreciate it. If you're coming back this way let us know and we will arrange something just as good!! Cheers Aidan

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

I did the abseiling and Empress Canyon day and had so much fun. If it's not the best thing I do this trip I'd be surprised. The staff were helpful, knowledgeable and reassuring, it was easy to tell we were in good hands. They also...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

The day was spectacular. Our guides were knowledgeable, professional, and a ton of fun! They made us all feel comfortable yet challenged us to push our limits a bit. We had so much fun we booked another trip for the following day.

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Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Hi PackerFan31, So glad you had a good time. Anytime your back this way let us know and we'll do some more. Thanks Aidan

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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Wow , What a Fun Packed Day of Total Adventure in the Blue Mountains!!! We spent the morning learning and practicing (Our Safety was of course Paramount), abseiling from easy to more challenging rock faces with Stunning Views along Narrow Neck Plateau and the endless...More

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Aidan m, Manager at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2018

Thanks for the great write up. Empress canyon is an amazing place, so glad you enjoyed yourself. All the best. Aidan

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

I booked this for my girlfriend and myself as we had never done anything like this before. Richard was a brilliant guide and had a heap of knowledgeable about the local animals and plants in the area. He was very patient with us and we...More

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Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Hi davidburgessphot2017 Thank you so much for that lovely review, we really appreciate it. I will pass on your comments to Richard. Thanks again Aidan

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We had a group of 6 in the morning and then just my friend and I in the afternoon. This was great as we could abseil as many times as we liked. Our guide Tim was patient and extremely informative after living in the area...More

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Aidan m, Manager at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hi Koby S, Thanks so much for that feed back. I will pass your kind words on to Tim. If you ever want to do anything in the future there is a return customer discount on both trips and gift vouchers. Thanks again Aidan

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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We did the Juggler Canyon with High 'n Wild. On the day there were three on us joining the tour with one guide (Dave). The tour itself was split into two parts; the first a set of abseils, with stunning views, to train the group...More

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Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Jonathan466, Thanks for taking the time to review your High 'n Wild experience. So great to hear that you had fantastic time with us. We pride ourselves on creating a unique experience for all our customers. I'll pass on your great feedback to our...More

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Steve M
4 December 2016|
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Response from Aidan m | Property representative |
Thanks for you enquiry. We have a minimum age of 14 for canyoning due to the cold. However if your kids are big for their age and you come before end of February it may be possible. Please call us on (02) 4782 6224 to... More
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Lycra20
4 October 2016|
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Response from FryMy |
My partner and I went on a trip a while back with 'HnW' and we are flabbergasted that they've got 81 'excellent' ratings from reviewers with so few reviews (agree - looks highly suspicious). Our experience certainly was NOT... More
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Denese R
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Response from Dan G | Reviewed this property |
I'm fairly unfit, used to smoke and managed to do it. You will be exhausted at the end of the day but totally worth it!!
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