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Shotover Canyon Swing

35 Shotover Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
64 3 442 6990
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Ranked #2 of 171 Activities in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

I loved the canyon swing. There are so many types of jumps to choose from and the staff do pick on you a little at the too but it adds to the experience. The staff were all welcoming and friendly. I did two jumps, after you do one jump you definitely want to do another. The French guy (Julien) was... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

After hearing so much about this.... Can 100% say this is one of the best experiences ever!! If you want something scary but fun then definitely do this...the feeling afterwards not even describable! The team are absolutely amazing.... specially the swing masters! The different jumps add to the thrill. Even if you're just spectating, the ride out there is a... More

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Ottawa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

If your looking for the ultimate rush I suggest going blindfolded first and then if you pay 20$ you get to do a second jump which you can do any number of other ways. This is something any adrenaline junkie should not miss while in Queenstown.

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Tanunda Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Awesome time at the Canyon swing, was over quick but with cheaper second and third jump options it is worth it whilst you can go in more exciting ways, recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Did a tandem jump first and that was fun! Jumped solo the second time which was more scary but still awesome. Chose to slide down the slide for my solo jump. The staff were lovely and friendly and made the whole thing feel comfortable.

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6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is what this activity is about: launching oneself from a 109 meter (360 feet) high cliff. You can reach speeds of 150 kph as you free-fall for 60m. The ropes then smoothly pendulum you into a 200m swing. To say it was absolutely insane would be an understatement; you can watch our video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYGk9PCCEe4&noredirect=1 . This activity definitely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Total awesome! I did the Elvis and my sister did the Pin Drop. We both thought it was awesome, even though in afraid of heights. The staff including our guide Julian, were really nice and encouraging and you could see they really enjoyed pushing people over the edge in a slightly sadistic and upbeat way. Top job.

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Baldivis, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

What a blast! We had fun from start to finish. We paid for two jumps each and enjoyed every minute of the experience. The staff were great fun while also being professional. We bought this as part of a combo pack with the Shotover Jetboat and they picked us up after the jetboat ride. All to easy and a great... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Queentstown is full of great adventure activites and the Canyon Swing over the Shotover is way up there on the adrenalin scale. But when it comes to fun, nothing tops it. Every person, every sign, every action is all about you and the rest the jumpers having fun. You can jump backwards, forewords, upside down, off a slide, on a... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We did the tandem swing the day after getting married in Queenstown. The staff were fabulous, had a good laugh with them even thou I was terrified =)

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