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Abel Tasman Canyons provides exciting guided canyoning trips in the popular Abel Tasman National Parks, the wild and remote Kahurangi National Park and the more accessible Mt Richmond Forest Park. We take you to our stunning places and help you to...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Motueka 7120, New Zealand
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+64 3-528 9800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I found these guys on line while planning a trip to New Zealand for my son and I, and I’m glad I did. This was one of the more amazing, fun days I’ve had anywhere. I’m struggling to come up with another outing from any...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 650MattW
AbelTasmanCanyons, Guide/ office staff at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Matt. Thanks so much for taking the time to write this awesome review. We are so glad to share our back yard and even happier when our guests love it as much as we do. We will pass on your response to Oscar and...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of my best experience in New Zealand !! Highly recommend to anyone looking for some adrenaline in a stunning natural environment. Professional, experienced and friendly team who makes sure you’re safe and have loads of fun, while sharing fascinating stories about this amazing national...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MeriemK21
AbelTasmanCanyons, guide/ office staff at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Meriem, Thank you so much for coming canyoning with us and taking time to write this review. Stoked that you had an awesome time. We try and create the highest level of enjoyment for everyone that comes with us and we are so pleased...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

The team is very professional and they love what they do. Even though I have never done something similar, I felt safe all the time because of the high quality of the two guides that lead our group. It was an experience full of adrenaline...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tania S
AbelTasmanCanyons, Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks Tania, That is a brill review and I will let the guide team know how much you enjoyed it and felt safe. I hope you can come back again some day.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing day doing the Torrent River canyoning experience! Stunning scenery of the park from all its angles, the Torrent River is something special that the standard person doesn't get to see. Amazing guides (thanks Mark and Oscar!) who were very knowledgeable about the park and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JenniP316
AbelTasmanCanyons, Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

That is what is all about! Getting into the heart of the Abel Tasman to see what others do not and having an awesome day at the same time. I will let Oscar and Mark know you mentioned them, they will be super stoked! Come...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

My sister and I did the Torrent River trip with the lovely guides Oscar and Mark. Enjoyed a nice cruise on the Aqua taxi to the beautiful beach of Anchorage, then did a hike up to the top of the canyon and had some lunch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Farout27, Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for this review! It is great to hear when people face up to fears and conquer them. It is an honor for us to take super fun people down this canyon everyday and open up the Abel Tasman National Park for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favourite activity that we did in New Zealand by far! Excellent fun, fantastic value for money and such wonderful staff! Highly recommend to everyone! Jake and Juri were awesome guides and very funny guys 👍 thanks for an awesome day! The greatest was to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lockio
AbelTasmanCanyons, Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great! Thank you for the review, I will let Jake and Juri know you mentioned them, they will be pleased. We really appreciated the review, but more so we are super glad that you ended your holiday in style! Bucket list, tick, done!! We hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did the torrent river canyon and it was great from start to finish. We were a small group (4 people) so just had one guide - Oscar. He was friendly and fun but made you feel 100% safe at all times. Had a lot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Farout27, Front Office Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Beth for this amazing review of your day out canyoning with us. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to our guide Oscar. You are right, it is so special that even in such a busy national park...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trip was amazing! Such a different way to experience the park and the guides were phenomenal (Oscar and Camille). Would recommend to anyone coming in to the Abel Tasman :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sarahdjames
Farout27, Front Office Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers Sarah for this lovely review of your day out in the Torrent with Oscar and Camille. :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the ICTC Ca123 training course in 2018 with Abel Tasman Canyons. The course was excellent. Toine and Adrien were fantastic teachers, and the training was well structured. Basic training (theory, and practical rope skills) was at the Nelson speleo group hut on Takaka...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andy M
Farout27, Front Office Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Andy. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review on the first CA123 ICOpro Training Course held in New Zealand earlier this year. What an adventure that was with the storm and the weather. Everyone in the group did amazingly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the chance to participate in the first Icopro canyoning school in New-zealand with Abel Tasman Canyons and this experience was pretty awesome. Motueka and Nelson regions are one of the best places to learn canyoning, the instructor team is really nice, with good...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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AbelTasmanCanyons, Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora, thanks of the review it is great to hear you had such a good time and I will pass on your kudos to the team. They will be pleased to hear about the awesome experience they gave to you. The dynamic way in...More

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Telwes
4 November 2018|
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Response from AbelTasmanCanyons | Property representative |
Hi there, sorry for the late response to your question. We usually arrive back to Marahau at around 5pm, although this time can change if we run a second trip. Thank you. The Abel Tasman Canyons Team.
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Michele J
22 October 2016|
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Response from AbelTasmanCanyons | Property representative |
Hi Michele, thank you for your question. The highest jump in our most popular canyon Torrent River is 8m. A good thing to know is that the jumps or slides are always optional. If it looks a little bit too high or too scary... More
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