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The Nevis Swing - World's Biggest Swing

Corner of Camp and Shotover Street | Central Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-450 1300
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Ranked #24 of 168 Activities in Queenstown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: The World’s Biggest Swing located next to the Nevis Bungy. 160m high! Forwards, backwards, alone or with a friend, you will be suspended high above... more » Owner description: The World’s Biggest Swing located next to the Nevis Bungy. 160m high! Forwards, backwards, alone or with a friend, you will be suspended high above the valley floor and be released! Experience a massive rush of adrenaline as you find yourself free falling and then accelerating through the valley at mind blowing speeds in a 300m Arc! Guaranteed to blow you away! « less
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Covington, Washington
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

The staff at the office in town were very helpful and answered any questions I had. There was a bus leaving in 15 minutes so decided to just go for it. The bus ride up to the site was very scenic and at the end very steep (I was surprised the bus could go up it). I was the first... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Went for the combo and was not disappointed. The staff recommended going backwards since I'd already gone forwards for the bungy... my friend came with me and also did upside down facing the river... crazy! It was so thrilling, my only thought when falling was "when does the swing start?", LOL, but it did kick in and it was brilliant!... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

After reading all of the reviews I decided that the Nevis Swing was the one to do as a tandem with my partner. Due to AJHackett being such a large business it's a great opportunity to buy a combo package and do one of the other adrenaline kicks in Queenstown. The staff member who clipped us in was lovely and... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The staff were all professional, humorous and efficient which made a scary experience at least 'comforting'. You can jump on your own, or in a pair. I believe they throw in a free jump if you went naked? The Nevis Swing is the scariest thing I've ever done, much scarier than skydiving. Highly recommend it to anyone. One of my... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I loved it!! My overall experience was excellent. The staff couldn't be more helpful and reassuring. Settled all nerves I may have had. I would be putting this on my must do list for a returning visit. The bus ride is an eye opener lovely scenic views along the way. Then onto private property climbing along a mountain side to... More

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Mumbai
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I would recommend as a must do for those who need adrenaline rush. I found it to be scarier than 15,000 feet skydiving. Though its over in seconds but you will always remember that free fall through out your life.

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Snells Beach, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

AJ Hackett rides are so well organised. I was totally impressed with the staff at headquarters and at the actual ride. Very friendly and helpful. I felt completely safe so I could enjoy the ride. Free falling from the platform into the gully was amazing and the swing is just incredible. So glad I did it and got the dvd... More

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AJHBungyNZ, Front Office Manager at The Nevis Swing - World's Biggest Swing, responded to this review

Hi Brenda - thanks for the review! Awesome that you enjoyed the rush of the Nevis Swing. More

Sydney, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
16 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

A bus trip up to the private property and the bunny and swing are over a dry, large canyon. Really well organised and felt very safe, but not safe enough that it was boring! Really enjoyed it.

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AJHBungyNZ, Front Office Manager at The Nevis Swing - World's Biggest Swing, responded to this review

Hi Kriselda - Thanks for the review of the Nevis Bungy & Swing. Glad you enjoyed it. More

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I did the Nevis Swing because you can do a Bungee Jump anywhere but I had never heard of a swing like this. We waited around the headquarters for a while which is a nifty place and had comfortable bean bags to sit on. They weigh you there which I didn't know so don't eat a heavy meal beforehand ;)... More

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AJHBungyNZ, Front Office Manager at The Nevis Swing - World's Biggest Swing, responded to this review

Hi Paris O - thanks for the review of the Nevis Swing! Glad you enjoyed the rush...and the eye candy. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

I opted for the swing as I didn't have the nerve to do the bungy. And I had the most amazing time, there was a delay because the bus broke Down coming to collect us from the AJHackett base in Queenstown, but there is free wifi and apple computers for you to use to entertain yourself. Once at Nevis, the... More

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AJHackettB, Front Office Manager at The Nevis Swing - World's Biggest Swing, responded to this review

Hi Katie - thanks for the review. An adrenaline rush is a great way to celebrate turning 30. More

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