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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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Scariest thing I've ever done!

My wife talked me into doing this on our honeymoon and while it was super fun, it was the scariest thing ever! The staff will totally mess with you and tease you just before you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

My wife talked me into doing this on our honeymoon and while it was super fun, it was the scariest thing ever! The staff will totally mess with you and tease you just before you jump to make it even more scary. We went tandem and backwards because at this point why not make it as scary as possible. The... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Honestly, when I booked and paid for this online a month before I arrived in Queenstown I was telling myself that I could chicken out at anytime. I'm glad I didn't. Everything about this experience was great. Met in the Queenstown office, 15 minute van ride to the canyon, 5 minute walk to the platform and before you know it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

This was the best thing i did in Queenstown- the staff were great, made it hilarious with lots of banter and trying to scare u (but still ran it very safely!). When u get there the thrill starts straight away when u see how high you are, 109m from the ground! I did the run and jump and the upside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Come out and play in the canyon swing, nothing is too crazy for these guys! LOVED IT! Julien, there were moments i'd rather kill you than hug you, but I ended up just hugging you, THANKS SO MUCH! MUST DO for everyone who is in or around Queenstown!

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

A jaw dropping experience. The guides are fun and you can tell they love their job. Great thing to do. Highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This may be the most exciting thing I've ever done. The staff was absolutely fabulous and I'll never forget it! I was scared out of my mind but they kept me calm and made it actually fun. After the first drop I realized I wasn't going to hurt my back or neck...it was very smooth and comfortable. The company does... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I couldn't imagine it would be so much fun! A bit skeptical at the beginning, once I got on the ledge I felt a rush of excitement! I did the pin drop first and a backwards gainer after. The team is hilarious but always focused on safety. You actually free fall for 60m and then swing. You can choose from... More 

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Gex, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I went to the shotover canyon swing right after my AJH Bungy, and that was so much fun! The guys working there are crazy and are having a lot of fun scaring you off! By the time you jump, you are seriously doubting your chance of survival! But after all, the swing is very safe and definitely a once in... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is a must do! So much fun. There's so many different types of jumps to choose from which is just crazy. I love how they guys that work there make you feel even more scared by joking around and this for me made my experience 10 times better And when you jump once you get your second for only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 via mobile

on a one on one "coming of age" trip with my 14 year old boy, so getting dragged around with my heart in my mouth doing crazy stuff in Queenstown. Cannot say I enjoyed this however I was sweating profusely in the lead up and virtually could not speak at exit point. Words cannot describe the actual leaping of the... More 

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