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Address: Arundel 7992, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 21 179 2274
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Big Rock Canyons is an adventure tour company that guides and instructs...

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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Amazing experience with a fantastic guide

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 really amazing. On the plus side there is a DOC campsite where the tour starts... More 

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Thank Bram D
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 abseil and then do it myself for the first time. I can highly recommend Canyoning... More 

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Thank elena k
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 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. The company provides all necessary equipment and does thorough preparation to make sure everything is... More 

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Thank Rachael S
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 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 One' and were very lucky to get it all to ourselves. The canyon is beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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, really varied and fun. A delicious lunch was provided to keep us going. Thoroughly recommend... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

This is a great adventure that makes you feel amazingly empowered , Koryn is extremely knowledgeable , patient and has a great sense of humour. Highly recommend this activity it leaves you buzzy for days.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2014

In my group was 3 friends of differing opinions on the idea of canyoning; one was very keen, one was impartial and the last was dragged under peer pressure. At the end of the day we ALL said what an awesome day it had been, haven't laughed so much in ages. It was like being a kid again in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2014

An awesome experience! Worth every cent! This was one of the stand out highlights of our 3wk NZ holiday. Koryn guided my son (aged 10), husband and me through Tui Canyon. None of us had done canyoning before. Koryn's attentiveness, enthusiasm, professionalism and expertise were outstanding. The canyon was beautiful and doing the jumps, slides, abseiling and flying fox was... More 

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