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Address: 90 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
Phone Number: 0064 9 834 0501
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Description: Rainforest canyoning tours in two canyons 45 minutes drive from Auckland...
Rainforest canyoning tours in two canyons 45 minutes drive from Auckland. The Piha Canyon - Full day, half day and night canyon options.The Blue Canyon - Full day adventure.
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I couldn't speak highly enough of this experience. Our guide, Cam, who owns the business, drove us from Auckland to Piha and gave us some basic instruction on abseiling. Then we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

I couldn't speak highly enough of this experience. Our guide, Cam, who owns the business, drove us from Auckland to Piha and gave us some basic instruction on abseiling. Then we walked to the top of the canyon and proceeded to abseil down a number of cliffs (including one with a waterfall which initially freaked me out a bit but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Cam our guide was very patient teaching us newbies the "ropes", no pun intended 😀. Climb to summit was tough for us out of shapers, but he was patient with us and we managed to get to the top with a little bit of huffing and puffing! Scenery was beautiful, a wonderful walk through the forest, abseiling was fantastic, right... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

AWOL Canyoning is amazing! You will have a great time if you go on one of their trips. There are great views and even better abseiling. The staff is incredibly knowledgeable and skilled. They take pictures along the way while you experience some awesome waterfalls and lagoons. Yes you will abseil right through the middle of a waterfall!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The best day of my New Zealand adventure so far! This was a last minute decision for me and our guide, "Indiana Jones" Cam, was kind enough to turn around and get me. I was looking for a wild challenge and this was it! All the pictures in the world can not do justice to the natural and treacherous beauty... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The Piha Canyoning trip was one of the highlights of my 6 months in New Zealand. Abseiling alongside waterfalls, and even in one is what the trip focuses on, however there is so much more to it than that! The guide was great and made sure we all knew what we were doing and helped us when necessary. If outdoor... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Really enjoyed the trip out to Piha. There was lots of flexibility with what we wanted to do and how the trip was run. A great mix of activities during the canyoning trip. It catered well for guys with abseiling experience and guys that had never been before. Would definitely recommend this trip to others.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

If rappelling down rock faces with waterfalls crashing around you appeals to your sense of adventure and wonder, sign up for the Piha full day. A few practical facts: -they pick up from downtown Auckland's Skytower if you do not have a car -they provide wet suits, instruction on rappelling (abseiling), food (for the full day trips) -a bit of... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

You MUST be in shape ! the bush, the waterfalls, the extreme repelling down waterfalls was something I always wanted to do, now its done. Our guide was awesome and very knowledgeable and helpful !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Been wondering what's canyoning about?!? Sign up with AWOL, they will make sure your safety is thier top priority! Second, is to make sure you all have lots of FUN! Talk to the man in-charge Mr Cam! He will be more willing to explain and answer your queries!

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Brilliant fun and we were really well looked after. The gorgeous scenery of Piha is a nice break from the city,too!

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