We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

AWOL Canyoning Adventures

90 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-834 0501
Review Highlights
Stunning Location: fantastic guide

Just out of Auckland AWOL canyoning takes you through some spectacular native bush and rock... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Emma N
Awesome day

We had a fantastic day canyoning with Javier.. felt safe at all times and had a blast.. thanks... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michele C
via mobile
Read all 371 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Rainforest canyoning tours in two canyons 45 minutes drive from Auckland. The Piha Canyon - Full day, half day and night canyon options.The Blue Canyon - Full day adventure.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“blue canyon” (34 reviews)
“great adventure” (22 reviews)
“day trip” (38 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
90 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-834 0501

Similar Things to Do in Auckland Central

Write a ReviewReviews (371)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 360 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Just out of Auckland AWOL canyoning takes you through some spectacular native bush and rock formations. Despite feeling safe in the hands of the competent guide I felt challenged by my first experience rappelling down water - and it was awesome to gain confidence while...More

Thank Emma N
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic day canyoning with Javier.. felt safe at all times and had a blast.. thanks Javier for a real fun day.. Andrew & Michele

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend Dan and I had a lot of fun rappelling down waterfalls, going creek walking, and jumping into pools. We had a small group with just two other people and our guide. Javier was an incredible guide, and a lot of fun to talk...More

Thank Katrina W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first time i ever went canyoning and it was an awesome adventure and day, our guides were very friendly and made sure we always as a group were safe and kept together. Awesome views, perfect weather and a great group. Highly recommend....More

Thank Paige M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surpassed every expectation I had. Rain or shine (though I think I prefer rain), it’s amazing. Euan was a great guide - funny, knowledgeable and made sure we were safe at all times. Definitely recommend a full day trip, real value and you will not...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing day, amazing guide, amazing scenery, amazing challenge I've gone canyoning before a long time ago and this was just so great in a beautiful place I'm 57 but felt like I was 30 again!!! - Sue

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was traveling solo and had booked a full day at Piha. One of the best excursions of my trip. We had six people in our group and one guide. Our guide was very focused on the overall safety of the group and was very...More

Thank BackwardMapTravel13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 5 kiwis taken on the Piha canyon tour and we all absolutely loved it! Cam was an excellent guide and had a great sense of humor. Even those who were a bit nervous at first loosened up straight away and...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I completed the full day Piha canyoning trip with a group of 4 other kiwis. Tour guide Cam was an expert in canyoning and was happy to put up with our questions about what he was doing and why. Cam was a great guy, instilled...More

Thank Hugo T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing time canyoning! The scenery is breathtaking and we had two friendly and helpgul guides help navigate us down the waterfall. Would definitely recommend this activity! Thanks Cam and Javier!

Thank Brooke M
Nearby HotelsSee all 66 hotels in Auckland Central
SKYCITY Grand Hotel
2,647 reviews
.00 miles away
2,048 reviews
.04 miles away
Crowne Plaza Auckland
1,872 reviews
.05 miles away
Econo Lodge City Central
353 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Depot Eatery & Oyster Bar
2,266 reviews
.02 miles away
764 reviews
.01 miles away
Cafe Midnight Express
400 reviews
.07 miles away
Federal Delicatessen
1,147 reviews
.03 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Sky Tower
8,880 reviews
.05 miles away
Sky City Casino
497 reviews
.02 miles away
St Matthew-in-the-City Church
39 reviews
.09 miles away
Auckland i-SITE Visitor Information Centre - SKYCITY
23 reviews
.07 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
January 4, 2018|
Response from ajs070305 | Reviewed this property |
No, the Shotover is in Queenstown.
Khaled A
October 13, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from JimDCalgary | Reviewed this property |
My daughters and I thought the AWOL canyoning experience was awesome, but I wouldn't honestly recommend it for non-swimmers. Although every answer you've received so far is correct... very little swimming required, it just... More
Khaled A
October 13, 2016|
Response from JJ F | Reviewed this property |
I can swim, but not very well, and I was just fine. That being said, there are only a few places on the Piha tour where you can't touch the bottom initially (not far from a place where you can though, so you can just dog... More