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AWOL Canyoning Adventures

90 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-834 0501
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Once in a Lifetime

If you enjoy physical activities and find yourself in New Zealand you have to do one of these... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Fredrick T
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Fantastic Trip - Highly Recommend

Great experience, great guides, an extremely well planned and enjoyable day with a large amount of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jamie C
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Rainforest canyoning tours in two canyons 45 minutes drive from Auckland. The Piha Canyon - Full day, half day and night canyon options.The Blue Canyon - Full day adventure.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great adventure” (17 reviews)
“wet suits” (9 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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90 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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+64 9-834 0501

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you enjoy physical activities and find yourself in New Zealand you have to do one of these trips! We did the Piha full day hike and enjoyed every second. The hike up can be tiring be you'll enjoy every second going down. Our guide...More

Thank Fredrick T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience, great guides, an extremely well planned and enjoyable day with a large amount of activities. Would recommend to all.

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the absailing and canyoning adventure that this group took us on an all day trip to Piha. Beautiful excursion and great people to meet! Would highly recommend!

Thank Lindsay H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Tour guide was excellent, top experience, great value for money, beautiful scenery - highly reccomended.

Thank bradlindsay
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Five friends and I opted to do the full day Piha Canyon trip in April and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Three of us have experience with canyoneering in Jamaica, Costa Rica, and Mexico, and it was the first time canyoneering for the remaining three of us....More

1  Thank NeedsAVacation26
Reviewed 30 May 2017

The whole experience was great. It is a physically challenging experience that put me out of my comfort zone but at the same time I felt totally safe and relaxed in the hands of the guide. We were worried that because of the time of...More

1  Thank Philip W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was the highlight of my New Zealand adventures whilst cruising. A small group excursion with like minded people and fantastic instructors with the right amount of professionalism, candor and encouragement. After being kitted up in super snug wetsuits, valuable instruction, we hiked up to...More

1  Thank Kerrie K
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

What an adventorous day! Probably the most exhilarating activitiy of them all. It was freezing temperature but we hiked up Piha mountain, abseiled down, cliff jumped, rock climbed, climbed through caves and just had a blast! Thank you to our wonderful guides, Cam and our...More

1  Thank Deepawho
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This was my favorite activity in Auckland and I hate jumping off things. The full day canyon gives you a variety of challenges, repelling (absailing), jumps (personally I hate the jumps, but nothing too aggressive, about 15 feet at worst) and chutes to go through....More

1  Thank nspigiel
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We had a great day with AWOL Canyoneering. The area was truly beautiful and our guide made us feel safe at all times. The “adventure” of it all, was highly enjoyable and one of the highlights on North Island. As noted on their website, they...More

Thank hobbes_and_me
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Khaled A
14 October 2016|
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My daughters and I thought the AWOL canyoning experience was awesome, but I wouldn't honestly recommend it for non-swimmers. Although every answer you've received so far is correct... very little swimming required, it just... More
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Khaled A
14 October 2016|
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Response from JJ F | Reviewed this property |
I can swim, but not very well, and I was just fine. That being said, there are only a few places on the Piha tour where you can't touch the bottom initially (not far from a place where you can though, so you can just dog... More
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Gwen S
2 October 2016|
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Response from JimDCalgary | Reviewed this property |
My daughters (22, 20) did the AWOL Canyoning at the end of April and it was awesome. You need to carry all your gear in and out and it is a bit of a hike, so it is good you're in good shape. The repelling is quite an... More
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