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Address: Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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+64 3-441 3003
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Canyoning is a great way to experience a wide range of adventure activities...

Canyoning is a great way to experience a wide range of adventure activities in a unique and exclusive setting. Our group sizes are small to ensure a higher quality experience and provide an opportunity to explore and enjoy the stunning natural environment.

Canyoning Queenstown offers exhilarating Canyoning experiences in three unique and gorgeous canyons. We believe we have something for everyone, whether you are a complete novice or have canyoneered all over the world.

 

- Queenstown Adventurer

The canyon for all ages and abilities. Just a 10 minute drive from Queenstown and you’re ready to enter the canyon. The Adventurer has a bit of everything canyoning has to offer in action filled half day experience.

- Routeburn Explorer

Unleash your adventurous side in this breathtaking canyon in a UNSECO World Heritage Site enjoying a full day sensory overload!Hike part of the world famous Routeburn Track, one of New Zealand's 7 great walks. No experience is necessary, but this trip is definitely for the more adventurous traveller!

- Dart Challenger

Taking it to the next level. For experienced canyoneers only! This trip requires a high level of fitness and prior canyoning experience. Technical instruction will be provided throughout the trip, numbers are kept very small so everyone will get one on one instruction from our guides.

During all of our trips, experienced guides will lead you safely down streams within a canyon by a variety of means:

- Leaping through waterfalls into crystal clear pools

- Flying across the canyons on ziplines

- Navigating through riverbeds

- Abseiling/rappelling down cliffs

- Sliding down natural slides

- Swimming through stunning chasms

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$143.09*
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Canyon Adventurer from Queenstown
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$215.00*
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Routeburn Explorer

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Routeburn Explorer Trip

What a awesome experience! Staff was great, I felt in safety and the day trip was perfect of diversity... Jumps, slides, zip line, sceneries! I recommend it 100%.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 18, 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2017

What a awesome experience! Staff was great, I felt in safety and the day trip was perfect of diversity... Jumps, slides, zip line, sceneries! I recommend it 100%.

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CanyoningQT, Front Office Manager at Canyoning Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi Sylvain Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we are stoked you enjoyed your trip with us. The Routeburn trip is great fun and the scenery really is amazing! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand Kind Regards, Jane Morris On behalf of the Canyoning Queenstown Team More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Had an amazing time zip lining, abseiling, swimming and diving in the most beautiful place. Definitely recommended to anyone with average+ fitness who like an adventure.

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CanyoningQT, Front Office Manager at Canyoning Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your awesome review and we are glad to hear you had such an amazing time out on our Canyoning Trip - we agree, its one of the most beautiful locations. Enjoy the rest of your holidays. Kind Regards, Jane Morris On Behalf of the Canyoning Queenstown Team More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

I did this trip 5 years ago and now I've come back with my wife and it is still my favourite thing to do in Queenstown. Our guides were very experienced and made sure we were safe and were great communicators. Adam and Josh demonstrated really well and made my wife feel far more at ease when she felt uneasy.

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CanyoningQT, Front Office Manager at Canyoning Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi James. We're so glad you had a great time Canyoning with us, and thanks for joining us again since your last trip! We're really to hear that your wife felt at ease, our guides are lovely and we will be sure to show them your comments. Hopefully we'll see you again the next time you're in Queenstown, have a... More 

Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite activity to do in Queenstown. Action packed fun from abseiling to cliff jumping to backwards slides down the waterfalls. It is so much fun. The 2 guides we had, Kiwi and Japanese guides were really supportive and you felt safe with them. Really great company, thank you for an awesome day!

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CanyoningQT, Front Office Manager at Canyoning Queenstown, responded to this review

Hey Ema!! We are super happy to hear that it's your favourite activity to do in Queenstown :-) And we also love our guides! Thank you for taking the time to write a review, it's hugely appreciated. Hopefully we will see you out with us again - maybe on the Queenstown Adventurer soon?! Take care, Anna On behalf of Canyoning... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017

My friend and I originally booked the Routeburn Canyon, but it was cancelled due to heavy rain and winds. Jane was a pleasure to speak to and informative of the available options after the cancellation. We could either do the half day Queenstown adventure, along with their new adventure via Ferrata at a discounted price or reschedule for the Routeburn.... More 

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CanyoningQT, Front Office Manager at Canyoning Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi there! Thank you so much for spending the time to tell us about your Canyoning experience. We're so glad you had a great time! It's really wonderful to know that you felt comfortable; It is quite a different experience Canyoning in very high water and we have strict guidelines in place to make sure everybody is in safe hands.... More 

Shanghai Region, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017

We had a blast canyoning!!! Our family of 5 (2 adults and 3 kids: 17, 14,11) spent the day hiking, zip-lining, cliff jumping, abseiling, floating down and jumping into waterfalls and more. I couldn't recommend this more!!!!

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CanyoningQT, Front Office Manager at Canyoning Queenstown, responded to this review

Hey Kritter!! Thank you for letting us know about your experience. As you now know - Canyoning is suitable for the whole family! We're stoked you all had a great time and hopefully if you guys ever visit Queenstown again you'll get to do it all over! Take care and thanks again - Anna On behalf of Canyoning Queenstown More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

We were in a small group of only 6 and had two instructors (a local kiwi girl and a Japanese guy). Although the Japanese instructor was friendly, his English wasn't the best. I can understand how this may concern some people and not fill them with much confidence, especially if English isn't their native language. However it wasn't a problem... More 

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CanyoningQT, Front Office Manager at Canyoning Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for coming and joining us on our Queenstown Adventurer trip. In response to your review I would just like to re-assure you that all of our guides are experienced and highly trained. The Japanese guide on your trip is one of our most experienced and highly trained guides; he has over 5 years of experience as a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017

This tour was absolutely the highlight of our family vacation in New Zealand! Even if you only have one day in Queenstown - this should be on your 'must do' list of things to do. You begin by being fitted with a full body wetsuit (neoprene socks, waders, hooded jacket), safety harness, boots, helmet and life-vest) all of which does... More 

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CanyoningQT, Frontline Representative. at Canyoning Queenstown, responded to this review

Cheers for such a detailed review Geoff, Will be a great help for others wanting to know more about the sport. Glad to see you enjoyed yourself and that we could provide a positive enviroment for your daughter. I will pass this onto the lads as its always great for them to see. Thanks. Paul More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017

We had THE best experience canyoning on the Routeburn with Queenstown canyoning and I could not have asked for a better day or for better guides! The day started with the most awesome guides, Riley and Kaden, who were super chilled and friendly, and let us know everything that was happening and what they were checking before they could give... More 

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CanyoningQT, Frontline Representative at Canyoning Queenstown, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Angelique. I will be sure to pass the information on to Kaden and Rylie. Really glad to hear you had such a good time. If you really wanted to do this every day we are taking applications for our 2017/2018 season :p. Paul More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2017

This was one of my highlights of my time in Queenstown and all of New Zealand! I didnt even know what canyoning was really when I signed up but I was sure glad I did! Rappeling, Ziplining, Cliff jumping, Swimming over waterfalls and down canyon rivers! We did it all and every moment was filled with adrenaline excitement! Not for... More 

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CanyoningQT, Front Office Manager at Canyoning Queenstown, responded to this review

Hi Jon Thank you for your amazing review and we are proud to be named as being 'one of the highlights of your time in Queenstown'. Our canyoning trips certainly are adventure packed and as you have stated we provide all the gear necessary to make things easier for you - you are in safe hands with us :-) Enjoy... More 

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