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AWOL Canyoning Adventures

90 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-834 0501
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Outstanding fun day out

Just the right mix of exercise, adrenaline and fun for a joint family birthday outing (age range 58... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2015
Auckland, New Zealand

Anyone travelling to Auckland NZ and looking for something to do, then AWOL adventures is a MUST... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2015
Sydney, Australia
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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.
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90 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-834 0501

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Reviewed November 28, 2015

Just the right mix of exercise, adrenaline and fun for a joint family birthday outing (age range 58 to 23). We enjoyed the challenge of learning something new and abseiling down the waterfall was a highlight. Cam and Elise looked after us really well; we...More

Thank bruce_habershon
Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Anyone travelling to Auckland NZ and looking for something to do, then AWOL adventures is a MUST! Absolutely amazing and worth every bit of adrenaline behind it. Full day tour is highly recommended. Something to tick off the bucket list. Oh and make sure you...More

Thank afifisaad
Reviewed November 25, 2015

This was my first time abseiling and Elise made it totally fun, safe, and accessible. The falls and forest were gorgeous, and the pacing was perfect. We could take the time we needed coming down and had snacks at just the right times.

Thank Jodi E
Reviewed November 21, 2015

We went and did the Blue Canyon day trip as a group of 5 for a Birthday. So much fun - Loved the jumps, the slides and the abseils! Connor took great care of us throughout the day, so we felt completely safe even really...More

1  Thank stupidgoldfish
Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

This was my first time to Auckland, NZ and I was trying to find something exciting to do. Luckily I found AWOL canyoning and I'm so glad I did. The day was pack with great scenery, amazing waterfalls and more. Just do it!!!

Thank johnpV210UI
Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

This was the one best activities in Auckland. Cam took care of me really good and it was really easy to abseiling. Just follow his instructions, breathe and you will be more than fine :) The sites are amazing and it's so much fun, the...More

Thank Tobias E
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Cam took us on a great adventure. We went through all the instructional and safety lessons before attempting anything, and the team took great care to make sure we were all safe and enjoying ourselves. It was a hard slog up the hill for someone...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Great fun day out with a group of friends. The guides were outstanding (Elise and Conor). Beautiful environment- loved it! Pushed us all out of our comfort zone. Thoroughly recommend this activity. Thanks AWOL!

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Cam and Tanya were fantastic helping me arrange this as a surprise birthday present. We did the night time canyoning trip which was filled with loads of adventure and excitement. We cannot recommend this trip highly enough. Cam was fantastic guiding us through the trip...More

Thank Leigh O
Reviewed September 29, 2015

The boys were excellent in their training and safety. We had an amasing time absailing through the canyons and down the waterfall called (the washing machine). Definately pushed the boundaries on fun and adventure. Thanks guys. Will definately do this again when we return to...More

Thank Anthony V
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Khaled A
October 13, 2016|
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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
Gwen S
October 1, 2016|
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Response from JimDCalgary | Reviewed this property |
My daughters (22, 20) did the AWOL Canyoning at the end of April and it was awesome. You need to carry all your gear in and out and it is a bit of a hike, so it is good you're in good shape. The repelling is quite an... More