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A must-do in New Zealand

The entire day at Kaumira canyon was like an exclusive adventure at a nature's own waterpark. The... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
vilaha
THIS SHOULD BE ON YOUR BUCKET LIST!!!

It was my first time trying out canyoning and it was the best experience I had in New Zealand! I... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Tracey N
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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...more
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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

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Koryn G, Owner at Big Rock Canyons, 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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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
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