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AWOL Canyoning Adventures

395 reviews
About AWOL Canyoning Adventures
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.
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:30
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Auckland Central, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this excursion last second when I was in Auckland in 2016. I’ve gotten married since then and knew I wanted to take my husband this time on our honeymoon. Javier was our guide and he was awesome. He was very patient and I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank aliciar46
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New Zealand really is the Adventure Capital of the World and one of the things you have to do while there is Canyoning. Climbing up and down waterfalls, jumping down natural rock/rivers, conquering your fear of heights, hiking through beautiful, lunch jungle...it doesn't get better...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TrojanTravel3r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an experience ! I had the most spectacular day exploring piha canyon . Euan our guide was excellent, he was professional, fun and made me feel very safe doing something that was out of my comfort zone. Canyoning is a must do experience when...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Amy G
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Our family decided to do this trip on our cruise ship stopover in Auckland. We booked the full day independently rather than paying extra as a ships excursion, and we were picked up and dropped off at the port in good time. This activity was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AnneinAus
Reviewed 13 January 2019

We took a group of over 30 teenagers, and did the full day and also the night tour. Both were fantastic, and the youth really enjoyed themselves, especially experiencing the canyon in the dark! All the guides were highly professional and interacted brilliantly with the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Larry-Bill-POME
Reviewed 10 January 2019

I've been on 8 or 9 cruises, have traveled mostly around the world and have always looked for the "adventure", whether it is hiking, kayaking, fishing, whatever is outside and keeps me busy. This is the best excursion by far - I absolutely loved every...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 January 2019

This was my second time taking the tour and it was every bit as good as the first. This time I took my boyfriend who has been canyoning in many places around the world. I hoped that our NZ canyon would live up to his...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Missmjtb
Reviewed 2 January 2019

Wow. This is the best kept secret in the Auckland area. My adult daughter and I were looking for a little adventure after long bus rides to Rotorua and Hobbiton and I was lucky to find this gem on my own when googling adventure in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CJPalm
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

We can’t say enough about our day canyoning. Despite being an avid hiker I had never be abseiling! My 21 year old son and I repelled down 4 waterfalls and jumped off rocks and swam thru narrow passages back down to our starting point. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dye2tri
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Growing up in Auckland I thought I knew all the fun outdoor activities... obviously not! Canyoning in the beautiful wild west coast of Auckland was so epic! I was already excited for the trip but it definitely exceeded my expectations. The views and locations were...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Hannah B
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28 February 2018|
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Response from SusanP3628 | Reviewed this property |
They provide shoes if you need
4 January 2018|
Response from ajs070305 | Reviewed this property |
No, the Shotover is in Queenstown.
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