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Shotover Canyon Swing & Canyon Fox

Open today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Not all companies are created equal. Our exceptional style of service is all part of your experience, our goal; to put a smile on your face either from fear or delight! Our 109m high Canyon Swing with a 60m freefall, and 182m high Canyon Fox with a...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
34 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 6990
Ways to Experience Shotover Canyon Swing & Canyon Fox
from US$117.80
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 January 2014

The canyon swing is expensive, especially is jumping in to a canyon doesn't really phase you. However for me, I think the value came from how big a deal it was for me to deal with the teasing staff, keep a smile.on my face, look...More

3  Thank Praetorian85
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Thankfully I won this flying fox/canyon swing from another company otherwise I would of been more angry and kicked up more of a fuss!! So, I am afraid of heights... ( I know, why the hell are you jumping off cliffs then!) But I did...More

8  Thank 519ellim
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I went and did the combo of Shotover Canyon Fox and Shotover Canyon Swing! It was amazing! The trip ran super smoothly, getting us checked in, whizzed out to the base, on the fox (which was sooooo fun! I ran off the end and it...More

Thank Rosiecrowder
Reviewed 6 days ago

Despite my fear of heights, they made it be a great moment of my life. The staff is always making fun but with great responsibility. I felt totally safe and I had a unique and amazing experience.

Thank LarissaL133
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did this adventurous swing 10 years ago and decided to come again after so long. They upheld their return costs and so it cost next to nothing to do this fantastic experience again. I'm an adrenaline junkie so this is what I love to do...More

Thank 594gabrielles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this so much. The staff were great and always had something funny to say. What a rush this is. I enjoyed it so much that I did it a second time right after. The option of a second jump for $45 is great....More

Thank chelseapomar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun fun fun fun fun!!!! Has the thrill of a freefall but safety of a zip line. You can choose to run off a platform or start on the zip line but either way you fall about 10 meters before zipping across the canyon from...More

Thank tamacleo
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did both Canyon Fox and the Swing. Though its seem scary but I enjoyed a lot owing to amazing and friendly staff who made me comfortable before the jump. It is the first kind of thrilling activity which I have ever experienced so far....More

Thank Dipesh S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many different options to choose from when doing the swing which is so cool and unique. Staff were awesome and made it fun :D

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a Blast! I did both the fox and the swing. Even did the swing a second time! There are many different options in how you want to go. You can jump yourself, go sitting down, backwards, you name it. I decided to do...More

Thank TjardaDeRooij
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The canyon swing and the fox were the most thrilling activities I’ve done ever! The staff is incredibly awesome and have a fun attitude at all times! The swing is a 60m freefall decent into the shotover river at which point you’ll question your sanity....More

Thank Discover21476086275
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I got signed up to do this by our Mom on the assumption it was a swing (no free fall). When we learned there was 60ft free fall I was stoked! My sister, the opposite. The staff is incredible. They did the...More

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Rich B
22 December 2017|
Response from DaliceNZ |
Hi ya. No not at all. We offer spectator seats for just $20. You can book this with the Swing and fox booking. Cheers!
31 January 2017|
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Response from Canyon_Swing | Property representative |
Hi there! Check-in is 15 minutes before the trip time, and you should allow 2.5 hours for the whole trip. So if you booked the 4.30pm trip; check in will be 4.15pm and you would be back in town around 7pm. Hope this helps!
14 January 2017|
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Response from Canyon_Swing | Property representative |
Hi Jim We do allow you to bring you own Go Pro, which you can use on most jumpstyles (some jumpstyles you can't for your own safety), so long as it's securely fastened with a hands free mount. Chest, wrist and head mounts... More