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Abel Tasman Canyons provides exciting guided canyoning trips in the popular Abel Tasman National Parks, the wild and remote Kahurangi National Park and the more accessible Mt Richmond Forest Park. We take you to our stunning places and help you to...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Motueka 7120, New Zealand
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+64 3-528 9800
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Reviewed today

The team is very professional and they love what they do. Even though I have never done something similar, I felt safe all the time because of the high quality of the two guides that lead our group. It was an experience full of adrenaline...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tania S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing day doing the Torrent River canyoning experience! Stunning scenery of the park from all its angles, the Torrent River is something special that the standard person doesn't get to see. Amazing guides (thanks Mark and Oscar!) who were very knowledgeable about the park and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JenniP316
Reviewed 3 days ago

My sister and I did the Torrent River trip with the lovely guides Oscar and Mark. Enjoyed a nice cruise on the Aqua taxi to the beautiful beach of Anchorage, then did a hike up to the top of the canyon and had some lunch...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cazandizzie
Farout27, Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for this review! It is great to hear when people face up to fears and conquer them. It is an honor for us to take super fun people down this canyon everyday and open up the Abel Tasman National Park for...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My favourite activity that we did in New Zealand by far! Excellent fun, fantastic value for money and such wonderful staff! Highly recommend to everyone! Jake and Juri were awesome guides and very funny guys 👍 thanks for an awesome day! The greatest was to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lockio
AbelTasmanCanyons, Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Great! Thank you for the review, I will let Jake and Juri know you mentioned them, they will be pleased. We really appreciated the review, but more so we are super glad that you ended your holiday in style! Bucket list, tick, done!! We hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did the torrent river canyon and it was great from start to finish. We were a small group (4 people) so just had one guide - Oscar. He was friendly and fun but made you feel 100% safe at all times. Had a lot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bethhodgson93
Farout27, Front Office Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much Beth for this amazing review of your day out canyoning with us. We will be sure to pass on your kind words to our guide Oscar. You are right, it is so special that even in such a busy national park...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip was amazing! Such a different way to experience the park and the guides were phenomenal (Oscar and Camille). Would recommend to anyone coming in to the Abel Tasman :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sarahdjames
Farout27, Front Office Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Cheers Sarah for this lovely review of your day out in the Torrent with Oscar and Camille. :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did the ICTC Ca123 training course in 2018 with Abel Tasman Canyons. The course was excellent. Toine and Adrien were fantastic teachers, and the training was well structured. Basic training (theory, and practical rope skills) was at the Nelson speleo group hut on Takaka...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andy M
Farout27, Front Office Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Andy. Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review on the first CA123 ICOpro Training Course held in New Zealand earlier this year. What an adventure that was with the storm and the weather. Everyone in the group did amazingly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the chance to participate in the first Icopro canyoning school in New-zealand with Abel Tasman Canyons and this experience was pretty awesome. Motueka and Nelson regions are one of the best places to learn canyoning, the instructor team is really nice, with good...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank noemiecastaing
AbelTasmanCanyons, Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Kia Ora, thanks of the review it is great to hear you had such a good time and I will pass on your kudos to the team. They will be pleased to hear about the awesome experience they gave to you. The dynamic way in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with a friend and even though we were not the most athletic persons we had the best day! The crew was so nice and full of joy, they made us spend an awesome experience. From the boat trip to the hike in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Andréa L
AbelTasmanCanyons, Front Office Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, now thats a statement and a half! We are so happy you enjoyed your day out in the canyon with us. Thank you for this lovely review! :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went down Torrent river canyon on a work trip and we had the best time! After a scenic water taxi up to anchorage, we had a nice walk for an hour or so where we learnt about the National Park. Then the real fun...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Vacation819227
AbelTasmanCanyons, Front Office Manager at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wowee what an amazing review! Cheers so much for this. We are so super stoked that you had a great time in the canyon with Oscar and Camille. They had a great time in the canyon with you and the rest of your group.

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Telwes
4 November 2018|
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Response from AbelTasmanCanyons | Property representative |
Hi there, sorry for the late response to your question. We usually arrive back to Marahau at around 5pm, although this time can change if we run a second trip. Thank you. The Abel Tasman Canyons Team.
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Michele J
21 October 2016|
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Response from AbelTasmanCanyons | Property representative |
Hi Michele, thank you for your question. The highest jump in our most popular canyon Torrent River is 8m. A good thing to know is that the jumps or slides are always optional. If it looks a little bit too high or too scary... More
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