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Get excited, summer is coming!

Season start – October 12th 2017

If you like water sports, flying through the air and jumping off stuff… you will love canyoning!


It’s many different sports and fun activities all rolled into one. Hiking, swimming, rappelling, cliff jumps, water slides and zip lines. We dress you to swim and add some technical gear for the rappels, ziplines and slides. Once in the canyon, it’s an outdoor mission from top to bottom, through, over, under and between, a natural water park!
Our main canyoning tours, ‘Tui Canyon – Water Fun Park’ ex Christchurch has 3 hours in the canyon and ‘Kaumira Canyon – The Big One’ ex Geraldine has 4-5 hours in the canyon. Both tours are set up and run to suit beginner level canyoners. There is a perfect balance of action and tranquility with quieter passages to reflect and admire the beauty that can only be found in remote places like canyons.

Summer sun, warm days and jumping off waterfalls with your friends… sound like fun?

Get your friends, club or work mates together and spend a day adventuring.  Meals, refreshments and the only tour operator in New Zealand that includes an edited movie souvenir!  Be sure to check our group deals here!

Canyoning GIFT VOUCHERS are a perfect gift!

Simply choose your tour then contact us directly to order!

COURSES – take your skills to the next level!

Our canyoning courses are in two day modules so you can progress in manageable steps. We also offer swift water rescue courses tailored specifically for canyoners.  Recreational or Commercial… be the guide! Canyoning courses and advanced tours!

Where to find us?

Our canyons are located in Canterbury on the main traveling routes between Christchurch, West Coast, Kaikoura and Queenstown in the beautiful South Island of New Zealand. We have daily tours from Christchurch and Geraldine.