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AWOL Canyoning Adventures

90 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-834 0501
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AWOL - Fantastic - Exceeded expectation

Cam, Javier and Euan are an incredible team. Cam and Javier have been working together for 20... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dadahl3
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Newport Beach, California
Greatest activity to do in NZ!!!

I cannot advocate for this activity more. NZ is an amazing country with so much to do but canyoning... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Michael D
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Rainforest canyoning tours in two canyons 45 minutes drive from Auckland. The Piha Canyon - Full day, half day and night canyon options.The Blue Canyon - Full day adventure.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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90 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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+64 9-834 0501

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Reviewed yesterday

Cam, Javier and Euan are an incredible team. Cam and Javier have been working together for 20 years. We had 14 in our group and they were able to ensure that beginners and experts had a great time! Javier had us repel, jump and swim...More

Thank dadahl3
Reviewed 2 days ago

I cannot advocate for this activity more. NZ is an amazing country with so much to do but canyoning by far takes the cake. Javier (our guide) was incredible. He was extremely safe yet fun. There were multiple of us (8) and made sure we...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had the best experience with AWOL. We were a group of 2 adults and 4 twenty year olds. The trip was both thrilling, safe and fun. There were Long awesome repels and beauty everywhere. We lost our GoPro and they even found it and...More

Thank Haley K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a group of International Language students on a trip to Blue Canyon this weekend and it was one of the most fantastic days I have had here in New Zealand. The guides (Euan and Javier) were excellent with the group catering both to...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my partner did the full day canyoning experience in December for $215pp. The canyoning itself was amazing, you can't fault that. We had Javier and Ewan - big shout out to Ewan for being brilliant. Problems: The website says 'full day experience' and...More

Thank laurenbeeforth
awoladventures, Owner at AWOL Canyoning Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lauren. We do our absolute best to keep everyone happy and safe. Our process with allergies is to separately pack a roll that doesn't have nuts on it and advise the rest of the group not to eat that roll. Most of the time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I went on the full day Piha trip with our 16, 15, and 10 year old boys. My wife does not like these types of things, but they were kind enough to let her walk the trail. Unfortunately, my 10-year old was...More

Thank Omar E
awoladventures, Owner at AWOL Canyoning Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Omar. Thank you for the review, not a problem child at all :). We enjoyed your joking manner. But yes we put emphasis on safety, so there's moments when we are all about that. Just to make it clear to people reading this review...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great fun, adventure and scenery , fantastic guides . Good value for the day trip and. photos .Best adventure in Auckland

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family booked the full day Piha Canyon adventure and we highly recommend this trip. Euan was a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide that provided a very professional experience for my family. If you enjoy jumping into water holes, abseiling, and crawling through rocks, this...More

Thank ajs070305
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cam, Javier and the crew at AWOL combine an extremely safe, professional experience with that classic Kiwi sense of humour, relaxed attitude and love of the wilderness, adventure and life itself. I had my 15 and 12 yr old boys with me for their first...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went on boxing day with my partner. It was his Xmas present. First time for us jumping in holes, going through cave, abseiling, pretty special, good guide. Full on day at Piha and good laugh. They took photos during the trip. They said we...More

Thank Diana L
awoladventures, Owner at AWOL Canyoning Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, always amazed how some people don't just contact us for a explanation or to try and sort things out before posting like this. This is a very misleading post. Ill try to clarify the photo process. Our photos are $20 per person for a...More

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Maz560
4 January 2018|
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Response from ajs070305 | Reviewed this property |
No, the Shotover is in Queenstown.
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Khaled A
13 October 2016|
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Response from JimDCalgary | Reviewed this property |
My daughters and I thought the AWOL canyoning experience was awesome, but I wouldn't honestly recommend it for non-swimmers. Although every answer you've received so far is correct... very little swimming required, it just... More
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Khaled A
13 October 2016|
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Response from JJ F | Reviewed this property |
I can swim, but not very well, and I was just fine. That being said, there are only a few places on the Piha tour where you can't touch the bottom initially (not far from a place where you can though, so you can just dog... More
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