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Address: 34 Shotover Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
Phone Number:
+64 3-442 6990
08:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

At the home of the world’s highest cliff jumps, our already famous 109m...

At the home of the world’s highest cliff jumps, our already famous 109m high Canyon Swing and our not yet famous 182m high Canyon Fox are just the ticket to get your heart pumping and put smiles on your faces! Whichever way you jump, launch or get released, there’s a fun or scary style for you. Throw our staff into the mix and you’ve got an experience of a lifetime. Gravity is a toy. Come out and play!

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Swing & fox combo :)

I won a voucher through my tour group to do both the Flying Fox and Canyon swing. Even though the drop is pretty terrifying, both were really great experiences and I would... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
Emma G
Watford, United Kingdom
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Watford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

I won a voucher through my tour group to do both the Flying Fox and Canyon swing. Even though the drop is pretty terrifying, both were really great experiences and I would definitely recommend them. The team like to have a bit of a laugh and joke but they are professional and you know you're in safe hands. I ended... More 

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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Did the Shotover Canyon Swing and it was fan-tas-tic. First Nathalia was incredibly nice, helpful and accommodating. The crew down at the jump base ( Jeff, Ken and Morgan) were fun and make you feel relaxed whilst listening to Jeff's Guns and Roses tunes ( after his visit to their concert) I had booked one jump only and after doing... More 

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Long Beach, California
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This was the most terrifying thing I have done, and I have done several terrifying things! The staff makes it the best experience, the guys running the actual jump/swing are totally awesome in that "we are going to make this as big of a rush as possible". Would do this 100 more times even though it was incredibly scary. Can't... More 

Thank clemgirl
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

These guys make you push your limits while having a good time. The thrill makes you want to jump again and again and again. Huge respect for the guys on your knowledge of Finland and finnish language, we had a blast! Ihanaa! Cheers, Two finnish sisters

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Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Even now that I've done this - the swing - I can't quite believe it. I went for 'the slide' and almost didn't launch myself - but am so glad I did. My main concern was the possible jolting I expected when the ropes kicked in, but there wasn't any jolt at all - just a smooth arc through. The... More 

Thank PipPaul W
Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

Great experience with Shotover swing. Easy to book and small group made for heaps of fun. Husband did the chair and son went backwards and came back for a second round with a pin drop. Everyone in our group really enjoyed it . Big thanks to all the staff - especially the guys controlling the swing- pictures and videos capture... More 

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Byron Bay, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The canon swing was amazing. I was so so so scared but the experienced staff helped me complete the swing, I loved it and would do it again one day!!!

Thank Charlotte S
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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

First trip to Queenstown and really wanted to do something in the extreme category and whilst it's not as extreme as the swing I settled on the fox being a huge zip line fan! First thoughts were WOW this is seriously high! Whilst I'm not too keen on drops it really wasn't as bad as I'd expected. Big shout out... More 

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San Luis Potosi, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Incredible, amazing!! One of the best experiences in my life! The staff is so friendly, experienced and they make you feel at ease! The view from the platform is unbelievable and the few seconds that lasts this experience will be remembered all my life! I bought the video and sent it to my friends and family, now they see me... More 

Thank Elmachinegun
Camarillo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

While in Queenstown for a limited time, I was looking for something exciting to do. I decided on the Shotover Canyon Swing which look pretty exciting for somebody almost 67 years of age. I went out with a nice young couple from Australia who moved here from Italy. They jumped tandem and had a great time. I went down and... More 

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