Canyon Courses

Before you head off on your own adventures why not come and accelerate your learning with the skills and knowledge you need. Recreational and professional canyoning training.  Our two days at a time progression allows you to absorb, go practice, then come back for more when you are ready.

Learn to Canyon

This course is designed for beginners wanting to get out and enjoy the sport for themselves. All you need to know to be safe, simple rigging in a canyon, the right equipment, be self sufficient and have fun. Abseiling in a waterfall, jumping and sliding technique is covered. Learn more

Guide the Canyon

For those who want to take it to the next level and “be the one that knows what to do”.  The essentials for leading canyons, perform rescues and the important stuff for harder grade canyons. Learn more

River Rescue for Canyons

Be prepared if your stream becomes a river! River rescue techniques specifically for the canyon plus everything you need to know about sieve and undercut rescue / extraction. Learn more

Professional Guide Training

Want to be a canyoning guide? This course is designed to give you the guiding tricks and polish that you will need to pass your NZOIA assessment. Learn from professional guides in a commercial environment! Learn more


Course Programme 2016-2017 Season

December 2017

Course: Learn to Canyon (Level 1)
Dates: 03-04 December 2017
Location: Glentui Meadows
Students: A class of 6-10 students with 1 or 2 instructors

December 2017

Course: Guide the Canyon (Level 2)
Dates: December 02-03 2017
Location: Glentui Meadows and Geraldine.
Students: A class of 6-10 students with 1 or 2 instructors.

February 2018

Course: River Rescue for Canyons
Dates: On demand
Location: Geraldine
Students:  A class of 6-8 students with 1 or 2 instructors.

March 2018

Course: Learn to Guide (level 1) OR Guide the canyon (level 2)
Dates: On demand
Location: Glentui Meadows and/or Geraldine
Students: A class of 6-8 students with 1 or 2 instructors.