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Shotover Canyon Swing

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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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MUST DO in Queenstown

This experience is well worth the money!! Stunning scenery, lots of fun with all the jump styles, and totally safe. You can tell the staff really enjoy working there, they are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This experience is well worth the money!! Stunning scenery, lots of fun with all the jump styles, and totally safe. You can tell the staff really enjoy working there, they are always laughing and making cheeky jokes (but professional at the same time!) The photo/video packs are well worth it, too, I got tonnes of photos and the video was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Oh man this was the most exciting thing of my whole South Island trip. The crew are hilarious, and love to get inside your head. The jump (or fall, or push...) knocks the wind out of your chest and you can only muster a noise after the freefall itself. It was a little grey and drizzling today, but it made... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The entire Shotover Canyon Swing team makes everyone feel at ease, from the front desk staff to the drivers to the guys who see you safely off the ledge - so I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience from start to finish. The team's smooth professionalism is impressive! I loved the swing itself (thanks for the handstand recommendation!) and of course... More 

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Scary in the best way possible! The guides were fun, the music was pumping and the jump was amazing. Plan to go at least twice. I chose a basic front jump and did the chair the second time around. The chair was scarier because you are going backwards. Don't miss this. Even the walk from the van to the jump... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Shame on you if you don't do the Shotover Canyon Swing while you're traveling in New Zealand. This a must do activity The team is really good and chill out.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

My partner and I took the leap last week and loved every second of it from the time we entered the Shotover Canyon store till the time we arrived back. The overall experience is well worth the money. The staff were excellent and contributed to this experience very well. Will definitely be back to try some more of the adventurous... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I hate heights. Absolutely hate it. Then I tried canyon swing, thinking that one jump was good enough to say that I have done it. I did a tandem one with my friend, and loved it! So scary, but so good at the same time. I jumped another time by myself and it was awesome too. The guys there know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Went with my wife and two kids (10 and 12). We all did tandem jumps and then my oldest daughter wanted to go again (means Dad needed to go twice!!). I have done a skydive and this was more extreme. 60 meter fall and a 200 meter swing: crazy. If you do one thing, do this. Be sure you have... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Seriously loved this, best thing I did in Queenstown! The staff are great and really make you feel comfortable about jumping/free falling 60m in a few seconds. A special shoutout to my Kanye loving buddy who works there/supplied the beats and drove us to this amazing experience. Thank you and I'm sure I'll be back!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Good experience .. The bungy i think is scarier but it was still a lot of fun.. Awesome jump styles they've created .. Friendly staff too :)

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