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“Amazing Fun”

Shotover Canyon Swing & Canyon Fox
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Not all companies are created equal. Our exceptional style of service is all part of your experience, our goal; to put a smile on your face either from fear or delight! Our 109m high Canyon Swing with a 60m freefall, and 182m high Canyon Fox with a 5m drop are just the ticket to get your heart pumping. Whichever way you jump, launch or get released, there’s a fun or scary style for you. Gravity is a toy. Come out and play.
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The canyon swing gives you a great adrenaline rush. The staff are all amazing and make you feel totally at ease while having a laugh with you and making the experience even more fun. I would say that the video and photos are worth the money as they look great.

Thank Siân W
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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Was so nervous about this adventure but the moment we met Cameron our driver we felt at ease. The staff are so friendly and make you feel like your about to have a great experience because you are!!! Loved it and highly recommend it. We are on the older side and soon realised we are still capable of this s*#t!!

Thank MattnCourt W
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

The canyon swing was the adrenaline rush I came to New Zealand looking for! The staff are great at building up the anticipation while waiting for your jump on the platform. Once you're airborne, it's amazing! After the freefall you get to take in all the surroundings of the canyon.
If there's additional time after your jump, you have the option of a second jump for a small fraction of the price of the first jump. The whole experience were top-notch!
Don't think about it, just do it!!

Thank travelgirl1001
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Great fun. The anticipation is the worst part. Love it to be longer !!! Great team, would do it again !! Just need to get better pics organised. Bit disappointing, no momento.

Thank Lee M
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This was definitely the highlight of my NZ road trip! I booked the tandem swing 30days early and received a nice little early bird discount too! The check-in location is super easy to find in the heart of QT, and has lots of friendly, helpful staff. You basically complete your check-in and get designated a bus and wait in the lounge for your departure. Super cruisey bus ride takes you to the location and also returns you after the experience (spare a few hours as the bus took approx 40mins each way and there may be a small cue to do the actual swing). The actual swing experience only takes roughly 5mins but it will be the best 5mins of your life! The sheer terror my friend and I felt during the 7second drop was like nothing else! The video footage definitely shows it! The swinging is so fun, the views are amazing and you'll be laughing and smiling from ear to ear as you're then swiftly brought back to the top of the deck. I would highly recommend to everyone visiting QT, and cannot wait to do it again!

Thank Ozzie M
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Canyon_Swing, Manager at Shotover Canyon Swing & Canyon Fox, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Hi Ozzie
I'm really glad you enjoyed your swing, however by the sounds of it, I think you did the Nevis Swing. Glorious review though!! Cheers!

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