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Big Rock Canyons

Arundel 7992, New Zealand
+64 21 179 2274
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Great wee trip

Great trip, a friendly small group in a lovely canyon with some slides, abseils and jumps. Rich our... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Wellington, New Zealand
via mobile
Big Rock Canyons, Kaumira, Mt. Nimrod

An epic trip for us city slickers. Koryn Gould and his crew (Sven, Drew , and Dean) were... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2017
San Diego, California
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Big Rock Canyons is an adventure tour company that guides and instructs people in the sport of Canyoning. Our canyons are located near Christchurch in the beautiful South Island of New Zealand. We have easy beginner and family friendly trips plus medium to advanced trips for more confident and sporty types. Transfers, equipment,snacks/lunch, edited movie all included. Jump, Slide, Abseil, Zip and enjoy natures water park!
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Arundel 7992, New Zealand
+64 21 179 2274
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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

1  Thank Man-of-goo
Reviewed 23 January 2017

An epic trip for us city slickers. Koryn Gould and his crew (Sven, Drew , and Dean) were technically sound and made our trip an adventure of a life time. The transportation and gear were top notch. The beauty of Kaumira Canyon can only be...More

Thank aahyuen
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

It can be hard to find something to satisfy the whole family when travelling. We found it! We decided to try canyoning for the first time with our 2 kids. Our guide Koryn was awesome every step of the way. I am not a massive...More

Thank rivermush
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We were looking for a canyoning possibility in the region and came up with Big Rock Canyons. We did the Kaumira canyon tour. It was just the 2 of us and the guide. We did big jumps (up to 10m), zip lines, abseiling,... it was...More

Thank Bram D
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

I went canyoning with Big Rock Canyons and it was amazing! The canyon was absolutely stunning and we had lots of fun abseiling, jumping and sliding. Koryn was very professional and I felt safe throughout the whole tour. It was great to learn how to...More

Thank elena k
Reviewed 26 January 2016

I bought this experience for my husbands Christmas present, however I HATE heights. Koryn was so lovely and patient, I got through the whole thing with his help. Great experience for people wanting to do something extreme in NZ that isn't bungy jumping.

Thank SB222222222
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

I can't speak highly enough of this company. We organised to go canyoning after another activity was cancelled and Koryn was incredibly helpful with this last minute booking. Canyoning is so much fun and the guys will cater for all levels of experience and confidence....More

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 27 January 2015

You will not regret going on this trip, it really should be on everyone’s bucket list. My sister and I had an amazing time and laughed and smiled the whole day, we are still buzzing days later from the whole experience. We completed the 'Big...More

1  Thank MichelleandClint
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Thanks to Koryn, Rich and Sebastian for making it such a fantastic experience! It was an absolutely awesome day, made even better by our guides who gave me loads of encourgement. A group of 6 of us went and it was a brilliant group experience,...More

1  Thank AlikiTraianou
Reviewed 9 January 2015

We had a lot of fun and also some fear :) but guys helped us through it and they were great guides and also very funny. It was a great day and I would recommend it highly.

1  Thank LuckaKov
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