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Address: 35 Shotover Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 6990
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Description: Shotover Canyon Swing is an intense, undie staining, adrenalin stimulating...
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.
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Just do it!

Incredible location and a great crew who know it's all a bit of fun. All in all one of my favourite activities in Queenstown. My advice: do a 2nd jump - it's worth it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Incredible location and a great crew who know it's all a bit of fun. All in all one of my favourite activities in Queenstown. My advice: do a 2nd jump - it's worth it!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We had an amazing time doing the canyon swing and the staff were really great. However I was really dissapointed as I brought the DVD and when I checked it back home there was nothing on the DVD. This also happened to everyone else in our group. We have emailed them with no response.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The most terrifying, but incredible fun ever! I had to do it twice just to make sure. What a buzz. This is highly recommended for any visitors to Queenstown -forget the bungy, do the Shotover Canyon swing!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I had a great time at canyon swing, the staff are great fun but still give you confidence in your safety. Really worth doing, especially if you are nervous about a bungy, you can do the swing in a way that makes it less scary.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Would do this everyday if I could. Workers are hilarious. Awesome height for a jump. Highly recommend if seeking adventure in Queenstown

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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

BEST ACTIVITY IN NZ ! I really enjoyed it! I did the swing with the CHAIR. I definitly recommand it. BEST WHAT YOU CAN DO IN QUEENSTOWN!

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Wollongong, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

I have always wanted to do the swing since I first found out about it and I wasn't disappointed. It was a phenomenal experience from start to finish. All of the staff were great, heaps of fun, lots of jokes and laughs but very professional with all safety stuff well done. The hardest thing for me was actually picking how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I was absolutely terrified doing this but the staff wee so good at putting you at ease and making you laugh that you really get caught up with the fun. It was brilliant. I would definitely do it again and again and again. I'd give 6 stars if I could!!

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Otago Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Had the best time on the Shotover Canyon Swing. The staff were amazing, and despite the nerves I ended up loving it. Fantastic experience and would recommend to anyone coming to Queenstown. Thank you everyone for making it such an amazing time!!

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

I've lived in Queenstown a few months and done other activities, but this was by far the best! The guys at the jump were great and made it so much fun. I did 'the slide' which made it easier if you don't think you'll be able to make yourself jump off! I would recommend it to everyone you will be... More 

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