Step out of your comfort zone and into the breathtaking New Zealand landscape on one of the most thrilling adventure activities available.
Discover the Thrills of Canyoning in Queenstown and Wanaka, New Zealand
Welcome to the heart-pounding world of canyoning in New Zealand! If you’re seeking an unforgettable adventure that combines adrenaline-pumping excitement and the breathtaking beauty of nature, you’ve come to the right place. Our canyoning experiences in Queenstown and Wanaka will take you on an exhilarating journey through some of the most stunning natural landscapes this corner of the world offers.
Why Choose Canyoning in Queenstown and Wanaka, New Zealand?
Queenstown and Wanaka, two of New Zealand’s most iconic destinations, are the perfect backdrop for canyoning enthusiasts. With a unique combination of crystal-clear alpine streams, towering waterfalls, and lush native bush, this region offers an unparalleled canyoning experience.
Our Canyoning Adventures
Explore our range of canyoning adventures that cater to all skill levels, from beginners to experienced canyoneers. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly outing, a challenging journey, or something in between, we have the perfect canyoning experience. Our expert guides are committed to ensuring your safety and delivering a memorable adventure.
Canyoning Activities in Queenstown and Wanaka
The Gibbston Valley canyon is an awesome half-day adventure with plenty of water to play with!
We meet you downtown Queenstown for your check-in and drive about 40 minutes through beautiful wine country out to the Gibbston Valley.
We then kit you out in all the best canyoning specific equipment and provide a full safety briefing and demonstration from your professional and qualified guide.
Just a short 10-minute walk will see you to the canyon start.
You are in the canyon for approximately 2 hours where you will enjoy abseils of up to 10 metres beside beautiful waterfalls, natural water slides and down climbs.
You can take your own waterproof camera or leave it to us, we take pictures of your whole experience and you can purchase them afterwards if you wish.
If you take our 9am departure, this includes a lunch inclusion at a selection of Queenstown restaurants.
Begin the day by entering the Gibbston Valley Canyon on a natural waterside, and then relax while your guide guides you down into the unknown! Feel the thrill of scaling gigantic stone cliffs as you explore the canyon. Your first abseil of the day will be an opportunity to test your boundaries of thrill-seeking.
As you abseil down waterfalls, you will experience the tremendous strength of the water and become one with nature.
We have 10 minutes walking time to the canyon. This canyon is a fantastic start to canyoning for non-swimmers and anyone with a lesser degree of physical condition. No prior experience is necessary, and all necessary equipment is given by your qualified and experienced canyoning guide!
Enjoy the flexibility of being in Gibbston Valley, where you may visit the local pub, vineyards, and cheeseries, in addition to the spectacular treks along the Kawarau River.
What to bring
Price: $450 pp
Duration: 8 Hours return ( Suitable for 12 years + )
Departs: daily: 9 am Queenstown – 10 am Wanaka
Hidden in the stunning Mt Aspiring National Park, a UNECSO World Heritage area. This day trip is a step up in adrenaline and natural beauty! If you have been canyoning before, or you’re super confident and looking for a good challenge this is the option for you! Strong swimming skills are necessary.
We meet you downtown Queenstown where you’re kitted out with all the best canyoning specific equipment before you self drive or take our courtesy shuttle to the canyon location. It’s a scenic 2 hour drive from Queenstown or 1 hour drive from Wanaka, with coffee and toilet stops along the way.
We arrive at the canyon where we get dressed into all of our equipment and then take a 25 minute bush bash to the start of the canyon. Before we start your provided with a full safety briefing and demonstration from your professional and qualified guide.
You will be in the canyon for 3-4 hours where you will enjoy abseils of up to 30 metres beside beautiful pumping waterfalls, natural water slides, down climbs and jumps, some up to 10 metres! (don’t worry the jumps are always optional).
You can take your own water proof camera or leave it to us, we take pictures of your whole experience and you can purchase them afterwards if you wish.
We finish the day with a picnic style lunch before we head back through Wanaka to Queenstown.
What to bring
Why Choose Us?
Book Your Canyoning Adventure Today!
Ready to embark on a canyoning adventure you’ll always remember? Book your experience in Queenstown or Wanaka with us now and get ready to explore the stunning canyons of New Zealand like never before.
Take advantage of the opportunity to make your New Zealand visit unforgettable through the heart-pounding thrills of canyoning.