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Canyoning with Big Rock Adventures embraces the ideals of participating in your own adventure. We take care of the safety and put you out there onto the edge of a waterfall... one there, take a calming breath… you can either abseil, slide, zipline...more
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Geraldine, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience will probably be biased by the fact that we went down on New Year's Day and there were no other guests on the trip. Having said that, we absolutely loved our experience with Kyron. He is such an expert at this (apparently renowned...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank davidaS5366GT
BigRockAdventures, Owner at Big Rock Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your nice comments B/David! I'm so glad you enjoyed Kaumira that much and hope the rest of 2019 is as much fun for you both!! Thanks once again to you both for joining us!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I did the Kaumira Canyon together with Big Rock Adventures - we had an absolute blast! Lots of fun jumps that I didn’t think I was capable of, abseiling down beautiful waterfalls and zip lining into waterholes! An amazing day and highly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jessica C
BigRockAdventures, Owner at Big Rock Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much to you and Tim for coming along with us Jessica! We're so glad you had such a good time with us and hope to see you both on another trip sometime!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a brilliant time with this! With full wetsuits on the water isn't cold at all, the terrain is absolutely spectacular, and the scrambles, slides and jumps are great fun. We felt very well looked after and very safe - Koryn provided gentle encouragement,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an awesome afternoon in the Kaumira canyon. The unique drive in on the farm jeep to get to the top of the canyon was cool and made us seem like we were nice and remote (we were... Very quiet corner of Canterbury!). From...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Harry W
BigRockCanyons, Owner at Big Rock Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Harry!! Thanks to you and Sam for joining us in Kaumira last week! We are so glad you had such a fun time. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 19 December 2018

We did the Tui Canyon morning with Koryn and Luke. This was a perfect blend of excitement and exertion that was challenging enough for us and our two boys (14 and 12) to get the adrenaline going and give a real sense of achievement (not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John B
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

This was our first time canyoning and we all really enjoyed it! Koryn and Luke were amazing guides, we always felt safe and they ensured we all had heaps of fun! Would highly recommend! :)

Date of experience: December 2018
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Koryn G, Manager at Big Rock Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2018

Thanks very much for the great review! We hope to see you all again, perhaps stepping things up to one of our more challenging trips!! Thanks again for joining us, Koryn and Luke

Reviewed 28 March 2018

The entire day at Kaumira canyon was like an exclusive adventure at a nature's own waterpark. The route is challenging and push you to do jumps, slides, ziplines and abseils that do trigger a few silent prayers at times, but our guide Richard was clearly...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Koryn G, Owner at Big Rock Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thank you Vilaha for the great review. We hope to see you again for one of our wilderness tours in the future! Thanks again to the both of you for joining us in Kaumira Canyon! Team BRC

Reviewed 11 November 2017

It was my first time trying out canyoning and it was the best experience I had in New Zealand! I was looking for something that was fun yet not too difficult, and no long tiring uphill hikes so I did the Tui Canyon. I found...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Koryn and Richard were great hosts, taking care of every aspect of logistics, safety and adventure for the entire journey. Equipment provided was clean and reliable. I was impressed with the step by step, clear instructions and demo provided for every activity. Especially enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Great trip, a friendly small group in a lovely canyon with some slides, abseils and jumps. Rich our guide was knowledgeable, patient and professional. We never felt rushed and the icing on the cake was to get a barbecue sausage feed at the end. I...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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