Canyon Courses

River Rescue for Canyons

Probably one of the most exciting and steep learning curves you can have on and in a river!

A huge focus on your personal development, comfort and understanding of how water in a flooded canyon behaves. Basic rescues (self and others) through to underwater searches and extraction techniques. If you are planning on leading inexperienced people, exploration trips and going down canyons on the South Islands West Coast, this sort of training is a must do!


Price: $600

Activity level: Challenging

Canyon time: 5-8 hours per day

Length: 2 days

Transport: Provide your own.

Accommodation and meals: Provide your own. We base ourselves from Geraldine.

Whats covered

Before you come

Participants need to have –

Canyoning gear

You need to bring –

For the River Rescue for Canyons course, we encourage participants to bring their own equipment. However we can provide equipment if needed. Let us know.