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The Nevis Swing - World's Biggest Swing

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Address: Corner of Camp and Shotover Street | Central Queenstown, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-450 1300
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Description: The World’s Biggest Swing located next to the Nevis Bungy. 160m high...
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!
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What a thrill!

My husband and I loved the tandem Nevis swing! A perfect honeymoon experience. The first drop is exhilarating and then you can enjoy the view as you swing back and forth. Staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Becky L
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and I loved the tandem Nevis swing! A perfect honeymoon experience. The first drop is exhilarating and then you can enjoy the view as you swing back and forth. Staff was great. Spend the extra money on the pictures and video - they are really well done, and we've had a blast showing them to friends.

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Papamoa, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My son and husband did this swing, when booking I enquired at all the other bungy/swing type activities in Queenstown, to find out how we could get my ill and disabled Dad visiting from the UK up to see his Grandson do the swing. From the start, Kat on the phone and Graeme the Manager were super friendly and very... More 

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New York NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The only thing that beat it was the Nevis Bungy :) My friend and I had booked the bungy but weren't planning on doing the swing because we were catching a flight out of Queenstown that afternoon. We ended up having some extra time and were on such an adrenaline high after the bungy that we decided to do the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I am scared of heights yet I like to constantly challenge myself by doing things like these. And something that is named ''biggest in the world'' is a thing you must do. It was very scary and SO HIGH, but fear is followed by pure joy and immediately I went again (this time backwards) as the second go is only... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

If you're thinking about doing this swing, DO IT! You will not be dissapointed. The team out there are fantastic and know what they are doing, which made it an even better experience. Thanks team!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The Nevis swing is a must do for any thrill seekers but also anyone too scared to do the Nevis Bungy (basically me). They offer different ways to do the swing (backwards, upside down, tandem etc) and all the staff from the bus drivers, people working inside the building and the people on the controls are amazing! I did the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We did this as a last minute decision as we had already bungy jumped in Taupo and didn't think we would bother doing a swing. We had a day to spare and thought we might try it out. It turned out to be one of the best activities we did! I am very scared of heights so I was very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Even if you're afraid of heights like I am, give this a go. I had almost as much trouble walking out over the ramp to the jump platform as I did doing the swing, my fear of heights is that great. But it's achievable. There is so much more thrill to be had doing this when there's a good dose... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This was one of the best things I have ever done. All the staff were awesome, from the guy who drove the bus up to Nevis point to the 2 guys in charge of the swing. They could tell I was a bit nervous (how could you not be) but put me at ease with their friendly demeanour. Have been... More 

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Pembroke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I bought a combo package that allowed me to do both the Nevis swing and the Nevis bungy once each. After arriving at the Nevis jump centre, I was directed to do the bungy jump first and then do the Nevis swing. After completing the bungy jump I was on an adrenaline high but waited around for a bit to... More 

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