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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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Best jump in Queenstown

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... read more

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

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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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

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 NEW 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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Mackay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I was very excited to try the canyon swing, until I saw it in real life. I was scared, but I was tied to my partner to do it tandem. The instructors were professional but a lot of fun. Im glad I did it!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

The other reviews say it all. A nerve-wracking experience, but totally worth it. You can add an extra jump for just another $34, which I'd recommend. Your instructors know what they're doing - even if they taunt you and frighten you - don't let it phase you! Couldn't recommend this enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was one of the best things I did whilst in New Zealand! I was recommended it over the bungy jump and I'm so glad I did it! The team here are fun, friendly and professional. I had a fantastic experience, it was so much fun that I decided to jump again! I would highly recommend the canyon swing and... More 

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South Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Not much I can add to the reviews. The meeting point is really central and booking is so easy. It's a short drive with funny videos, and then you're out on the ledge! The staff was really fun, and they hug you after the jump which sounds silly but it will be exactly what you need - trust me! I... More 

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Mildura Victoria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I enjoyed the experience as a whole. Like most attractions in Queenstown they were more than happy to pick us up, as it turned out 5 minutes down the road at Shotover jet. Julian bounded out of the van with a friendly greeting. I jumped with ease so I suggest to make it more adventurous try a crazy jump style,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The canyon swing is definitely worth doing whilst in Queenstown. The team are so relaxed and cheeky. They add to the whole experience from start to finish. The videos played on the mini bus to and from are very entertaining. The team at the platform tried to play with your mind but in a fun way. The experience is so... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The staff really "enhance" the experience by making it more scary. To me, the scarier the better and that made it more enjoyable. Also transportation from Queenstown was provided which made it very convenient.

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