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Abel Tasman Canyons

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About Abel Tasman Canyons
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 stunning places in the Heart of the National parks and help you to take a step (or two) out of your comfort zone. Slide down water polished chutes, jump into crystal clear pools and abseil through showering waterfalls. Three of the best National Parks for Canyoning in New Zealand on our doorstep, ready for your next adventure!
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Reviewed 12 April 2013

In fact come to New Zealand simply to do this. I have spent nearly a year here in New Zealand and this has got to be my favourite trip by a long way. Able Tasman Canyons is awesome fun. It has everything, a day in...More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank IanB536
AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2013

Thanks Ian! You definitely look cool in most photos, there's a few interesting facials tho... ;) Thanks for a great day out mate! We'll see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 April 2013

Seriously, this was one of the *funnest* days of my life. I had no idea what to expect and the day kept growing, evolving, and blossoming into more laughter, thrills, personal accomplishments and beauty than I could ever have imagine. Toine and Lee were a...More

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank LisainSanFrancisco
AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2013

Thanks Lisa! You really challenged yourself in there, great job!

Reviewed 4 April 2013

With only 2 weeks in New Zealand, we were initially a bit bummed out that we weren't going to be able to make it to Queenstown and all the adventures down there, but we were pretty excited to see that there was a new Canyoning...More

Date of experience: March 2013
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AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2013

Thanks Paul! We're really happy that you walked away with such a good experience!

Reviewed 4 April 2013

Three of us joined four other adventurous souls on the Torrent River day out in Abel Tasman NP. This is one of five currently available options from Abel Tasman Canyons, and Toine and Lee were welcoming, calming, energetic and professional from start to finish. The...More

Date of experience: April 2013
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AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2013

Great summary of a great day! Thank you!

Reviewed 4 April 2013

An absolut amazing experience. The atmosphere is super nice during the trip, it is more like going canyoning with some friends. The pickup service was super nice and everything was well organised. I had to do two trip, because I coundn't leave without doing the...More

Date of experience: February 2013
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AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2013

Thanks Jannik! Good on ya for doing the double whammie!! We'll have to go out and explore an even bigger adventure for you now!

Reviewed 3 April 2013

This experience ended up far, far exceeding our expectations! Let me begin by saying it's not for the faint hearted or for someone who's not in reasonably good condition (all things that they very responsively make sure you know beforehand). We opted for the Torrent...More

Date of experience: March 2013
1  Thank Rick W
AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2013

Awesome! So cool that you said: "Like a group of kids having a blast together!" because we believe that is exactly what canyoning is all about! Don't stop playing! Thanks guys!

Reviewed 31 March 2013

I went on the Waterfall Creek "advanced" trip. I had not specifically canoyed before, but had done abseiling, caving, and much tramping before. With this experience and the watchful eyes and advice of the guides I had no trouble making it through the canyon. They...More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank Joey R
AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2013

Wauw, that's a big call Joey!! Thank you! You got the best of both worlds, you did both! I hope the rest of your Abel Tasman trip was great!

Reviewed 27 March 2013

As a super keen outdoor adventurer and instructor I was incredibly impressed with the trip from a to z. The guides had the perfect balance of professionalism and fun, catering for everyone's unique background comfort zones and demonstrating impeccable safety practises. Not only an amazing...More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank Anna L
AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2013

Thanks Anna! We really appreciate your feedback, especially from someone with your background and experience. Thanks for getting the team organized. We had a great time out with you guys!

Reviewed 17 March 2013

This was a surprise for my husbands birthday. He didnt know until we got to the meeting point what we were doing. We had the most amazing day out :-) Our guide Lee was awesome had us jumping off cliffs ,sliding down rocks and abseiling....More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank TraceyParks
AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2013

Thanks so much, Tracey and Bryan! Lee keeps raving about this trip with you guys. Come back for the big one!!

Reviewed 16 March 2013

In one short word, EXCELLENT! I've partaken in similar trips before, but Waterfall Creek went a step above and beyond any other av bin on, the pristine nature, the knowledge of the guides and the ability the had of holding a pace all in the...More

Date of experience: March 2013
Thank JohanFredrikAhlber
AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2013

Thanks Fred! Another fantastic day out there with awesome people! We got some real good footage too. Enjoy the rest of your trip mate!

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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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