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Shotover Canyon Swing

35 Shotover Street, Queenstown, New Zealand
64 3 442 6990
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Ranked #3 of 199 Activities in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
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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 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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

100-percent-pure adrenaline. Other guys snort for it, jab a vein for it. All you gotta do is swing for it. The canyon swing is one of the best experiences that will give you a great buzz that you can do when in queenstown, its great fun and the staff are amazing and make the whole day so much fun. When... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Absolutely brilliant experience from start to finish. The guys and girls at Canyon Swing are great fun and keep you on your toes! Having the choice to jump in so many different ways makes it a very exclusive swing. Highly recommend doing it more than once...if your pants can take it! Great fun. Cheers guys!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Amazing experience! I loved it, the guys mess with your head but it all adds to the experience. I chose the slide, the buzz was so amazing I went again straight after with my friend!

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Sandbach, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The scariest thing I have ever done, I was so relieved it was over but so glad I did it. All the staff were lovely, friendly and really funny! Definitely worth doing if visiting Queenstown.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Never thought I would jump off anything higher than my back verandah, but..... last minute suggestion by zip trek and I was booked and no way of turning back especially after my 60+ mother said she would do it!!!!! Girl were excellent at booking office (convincing) - and the guys at the site frickin funny. Well I can laugh now.... More

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New Zealand
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I didn't expect, that I will jump twice but after the first swing, I was so surprised and wanted to do it again. I love the range of styles that you can choose for your swing. I love the guides as well - thank you for being so cool! :) It is really worth it and I would definitely do... More

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Just fantastic!! The first view is dangerous....after all....is totally crazy!! I want to come back and do it all again!!

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Nottingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

The best thing about this place is the staff! They know how to build on the experience whether you're terrified and unsure (my girlfriend was in tears...) Or an adrenaline junkie looking for the next high. Jump itself was awesome, did a tandem jump forwards and a solo pin drop.

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

If you only do one thing in QT this has to be it! It is unbelievable scary as you free fall, but the adrenalin rush is absolutely worth it! The ability to do tandem makes it all the more fun!

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I was so so so scared of these kind of activities but got the opportunity to go canyon swinging and absolutely loved it. I would recommend the garden chair if ur scared as it gives u something to hold on to but it's the whole experience that makes it so good. The staff are hilarious and so much fun! They... More

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