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Address: 100 Ardmore Street | Log Cabin, Lakefront Wanaka, Wanaka 9343, New Zealand
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The most fun you can have getting wet in Wanaka

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Ian D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 scary at times, and non stop awesome. Dan was our guide, and he was clear,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 of the best experiences I've had in Wanaka!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 bottom to our entry point into the canyon. Once at the top Jeremy and Dan... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 small group of 3 which kept things moving along. Along the way we abseiled, slid... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 :)

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 these canyons any other way unless you commit to it as a long term sport.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 beautiful!! The crazy guides Jeremy and Owen are the best, really funny, experienced, and make... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time canyoning and took on 'Big Nige'. Hands down one of the best experiences I've ever had. It was non-stop, relentless, exhilarating fun and felt like pretty hard work. You definitely shouldn't be afraid of heights but felt safe the whole time with our really excellent guide. The team are all amazing, professional and lovely and totally make this... More 

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Wanaka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to go canyoning for my 40th birthday. Had wanted to do this for a while and as I was returning to Wanaka for a holiday I thought that this would be the perfect opportunity. My partner and I opted for the Big Nige trip and we were really glad that we did. The day was pretty cold and overcast... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing canyoning trip, we went with our kids 12 and 15. Much better than we thought! A 30 minutes uphill hike but totally worth it. Highly recommended!!!

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