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Deep Canyon

100 Ardmore Street | Log Cabin, Lakefront Wanaka, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
443 7922
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Best thing ever

This was the most fun I've had ever. At 60 my husband and I were a "bit" older than the others in... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
Hillary W
The best thing we did in NZ!

My girlfriend and I recently completed the Niger Stream canyoning and had the most EPIC time! We... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2017
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“big nige” (33 reviews)
“niger stream” (42 reviews)
“zip lining” (8 reviews)
100 Ardmore Street | Log Cabin, Lakefront Wanaka, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
443 7922
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

This was the most fun I've had ever. At 60 my husband and I were a "bit" older than the others in our group but our guide Rita was awesome. It was a complete rush jumping into of ice cold water, sliding down rock faces...More

1  Thank Hillary W
Reviewed April 27, 2017

My girlfriend and I recently completed the Niger Stream canyoning and had the most EPIC time! We were in a group of 5 with the all-mighty Bryce as our tour guide who was fun, knowledgable, safe and made the day unforgettable - thanks so much...More

Thank Sleedman
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

Just had Jeremy guide us down Robinsons creek, absolutely brilliant in every way, memorable experience and Jeremy was great company and made it a safe and exciting day in a fantastic beautiful canyon. Thanks!

Thank ajbnz17
Reviewed February 23, 2017

We've never done any canyoning before. We saw it advertised and had some time so made the effort to go from Queenstown to Wanaka to give it a go. We did the Niger Stream canyon and it was just epic. It was fun, challenging, blooming...More

1  Thank Ian D
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Had a great day with our adventurous and vivacious guide Renee going down the Big Nige river. In our small group I had so much fun sliding, diving, abseiling and jumping into plunge pools and rivers. I can't wait to do it again! Absolutely one...More

1  Thank brylorelei
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

A truly superb day out for adrenaline junkies. We opted for the 'Big Nige' trip - the day started with a full description of all the kit we'd be using (wetsuit, helmets, etc) before bundling them into a makeshift rucksack and hiking up from the...More

1  Thank 5cottp
Reviewed February 11, 2017

My husband and I went on the Cross Creek adventure. Once we arrived to the creek area we hiked about 20 minutes to the beginning of our canyoning adventure. We put on our wet suits and began our trek through the water. We had a...More

1  Thank Leslie D
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing day with jumping into pools, swimming, climbing and abseiling!Had a lot of fun with our tour guides too. A big recommendation :)

1  Thank Denise F
Reviewed February 3, 2017

Even if you are accustomed to outdoor activity, and comfortable on rocks and ropes, this is a whole new world and very worth doing. You may never again deliberately slide down a waterfall or jump many metres into a pool, and you certainly won't see...More

Thank David S
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

It was one of the most exciting experience I have ever had, the up hill into the Canyon was the most difficult part (if you don't have a good physical condition like me). After that is all down, slides, jumps, abseiling, etc... The canyon is...More

Thank jorge p
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August 21, 2017|
Response from Ian D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Josee, I would definitely talk to the team about it. They are able to moderate the activity to ensure that you can have maximum fun within your limits. When I went, I was recovering from a shoulder injury, and managed... More
Visaka N
December 28, 2016|
Response from Ros G |
Hi, Yes wetsuits are provided with thermal or lycra undergarments, leggings or T-shirts. We also provide neoprene hoods, helmets sox and gloves along with shoes and everything you will need to go canyoning. Let us know if... More
Artcules W
April 12, 2015|
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Response from Ros G |
Hi, The weather makes this get wet activity too cold and also the rain we get at this time of year also makes the water flows too high. Jan is the best month for canyoning in this area. Snow is getting lower on the... More