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Shotover Canyon Swing

35 Shotover Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
64 3 442 6990
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Ranked #5 of 166 activities in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Tours
Owner description: Shotover Canyon Swing is an intense, undie staining, adrenalin stimulating activity achieved by launching yourself from a 109m high cliff –mounted... more » Owner description: Shotover Canyon Swing is an intense, undie staining, adrenalin stimulating activity achieved by launching yourself from a 109m high cliff –mounted platform. You’ll reach speeds of 150kph as you freefall for 60m. The ropes then smoothly pendulum you into a 200m swing. « less
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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 NEW

If you want to jump off a cliff this is the thing for you. It's a swing not bungy so less hazardous for your eyeballs. The staff are very entertaining and know how to wind people up before they go off the edge. You get to choose how to exit the platform - I went on a kids trike -... More

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Toronto
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This was probably the best thing I've ever done in my life! Even if you're an adrenaline junkie or not I would recommend this! The staff are awesome, hilarious and supportive! The 5 minute walk to the swing is beautiful because you get to see the mountains up close! I was too afraid to jump but the people ended up... More

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Literally, the best experience ever. So amazing, I did it twice! The staff pump you up and get you all excited/nervous/scared/happy - complete mix of emotions, they are up for a laugh (but what Kiwi isn't!) Not the cheap attraction in Queenstown; but 100% the best!

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

The canyon swing experience was fantastic! I booked ahead online and the helpful team was able to reschedule my swing for an earlier session for me so that I could make my flight later that day. The guys that were on the platform with me were lots of fun and took my panic/craziness in hand. It's so much fun -... More

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Milton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is a must when visiting Queenstown. I did three jumps while there. The first tandem with my wife, the second in a chair and the third jump masters choice. The staff is outstanding and really make the experience that much better. Be prepared to have them mess with you but it is all in good fun. I would highly... More

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Sydney, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My partner and I are extremely afraid of heights but decided to do the swing after doing some research. They are safe and go through all the safety procedures with you. You can choose to do the swing in different styles and we chose to do the swing upside down. The view was spectacular and the swing was exhilarating! I... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Scary but Brilliant!! Booking Was a breeze on shotover street in Queenstown to getting the shuttle out to the canyon. Really scary and the guys mess around with you when your on the platform that makes you ever more frightened but once youve completed it it's all worth it!!

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Sweet experience, loads of laughter, great customer service and a really chilled atmosphere. Would do it again in a heart beat!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The most frightening thing I have ever done on a birthday, so glad I took that step off the platform. The team were great, making the experience so much more enjoyable. Could not recommend this more highly. A+++

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely the best time! The staff that run the swing are amazing at their jobs..they make every effort to make you laugh and just enjoy yourself. I loved the swing, hands down the most fun you'll have in queenstown!

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