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  1. New Zealand
  2. Otago
  3. Queenstown
  4. Kawarau River

Gibbston Valley Half-Day Canyoning Adventure from Queenstown

Product ID: 172491
Take in the stunning surrounds while abseiling and sliding down waterfalls, an epic opportunity to embrace a fun challenge showcasing the amazing landscapes of New Zealand. The tour is perfect for beginners, offering a fantastic introduction to canyoning.
About this ticket
Duration: 4 hours
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  • Discover the thrilling sport of canyoning on a half-day adventure
  • Experience a beautiful part of New Zealand that is otherwise hidden
  • Learn from your experienced guides who will kit you out with all the gear and training you need
  • Explore and get active in an interactive activity that's suitable for beginners
Full description
Get introduced to the fun and thrilling sport of canyoning at Kawarau Canyon on an half-day tour. Jump in a van for a 20-minute van transfer from downtown Queenstown into Gibbston Valley's wine country.

Immerse yourself in the sport of canyoning whilst enjoying the beauty of your natural surroundings. Professional and qualified guides will kit you out with all the best equipment. Benefit from a full safety briefing and demonstration on all the elements of canyoning before heading out for adventure.

You'll take an easy 5-minute walk to the canyon start point. Before you know it, you'll be off down the canyon, sliding natural watersides, trying your hand at abseiling down waterfalls and having the most awesome summer experience ever. This canyon is open to first-time canyoners as well as experienced adventure seekers, looking for an awesome activity in a safe and controlled environment.
  • Courtesy shuttle transfers from a central Queenstown location
  • Fully-guided canyoning experience
  • Water slides, scrambles, abseils/rappels, climbing, traversing, rope ziplining and swimming
  • All canyoning equipment
  • A qualified and experienced guide
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick up
  • Food and drink
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Check-in is at Canyoning New Zealand. Then wait by the loading zone outside the Pub on Wharf restaurant for a branded Canyoning NZ vehicle.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
Know before you go
• Courtesy shuttle transfers is available from a central Queenstown location
• Minimum age of 10 years required to participate in this tour
• Bring any personal medication if required
• Photos are available for purchase after the tour for NZD$30 per person
Customer reviews
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It was so much fun!!!

March 13, 2020

This is a very basic and easy course. I was surprised that there were no jumps. Good for beginners.

February 24, 2020

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Canyoning New Zealand

Product ID: 172491