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“A fantastic day out!”

Abel Tasman Canyons
Ranked #1 of 13 Tours in Motueka
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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 take a step (or two) out of your comfort zone. Slide down water polished chutes, jump into crystal clear pools and abseil through showering waterfalls.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 25 February 2014

We had a brilliant day out with our guide Ricky!! It was a fantastic trip from start to finish - well-organised, fun, challenging, scary in parts - and Ricky was an excellent guide - his attitude was awesome and he pitched the trip in the perfect place for our ability. And what an amazing way to experience an unique and beautiful part of the country!! Would highly recommend!

Thank Anna_Welly
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AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2014

Thanks Anna! Good to hear you were able to enjoy the scenery whilst throwing yourself off cliffs!

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Reviewed 25 February 2014

We were 2 guys 25/28 years old with riki and diana. We had very little experience with canying but we have done a hole lot of other activitys and we had a blast the hole day. Got a sandwish after hiking to the start. Then some bars/hot drinks during the day. They really knew how to make us feel both safe and have a good time at the same time. Really recommend this guys!

Thank Christian J
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AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2014

Awesome Christian! Great feedback, also on the catering. Thank you!

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Reviewed 24 February 2014

I have never done any thing like this before and I was more than nervous being afraid of heights but it was by far the most fun I had whilst in NZ! It may seem expensive but you get lunch, pictures, a whole day of activity with amazing views and scenery which is more than a lot compared to other companies and activities. My only regret is that I should have just done this multiple times!

The guides (Riki and Diana) were absolutely amazing. They are both knowledgeable and have lovable personalities. Never once did I feel unsafe or pressured to do something I was uncomfortable doing. They were energetic, hilarious and having as much fun as we were which made the trip that much more fun for me. They deserve a raise or at least a case of beverages, that is how good they were!!

Thank you so much Abel Tasman Canyons, you guys are awesome! Everyone should do this if they are visiting NZ!! Save money and do it more than once and do it last because after this everything else is just not as fun!!

Thank sr1267
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AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2014

WOW! Talk about a raving review!! Thank you sooo much for that, you won't believe how happy we are to receive feedback like this. I'll make sure it gets passed on to Riki and Diana. Not sure about that raise ;) but cases of beverages are definitely going their way!

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Reviewed 20 February 2014

The first day, me and my girl friend did the Torrent River and it was just awesome.
The scenery, weather and guides were excellent. The guides had the feeling how to treat each guy individually and did no put pressure on somebody. They convince you to do it but it was safe and if somebody don't want to do it, there is always a way around the spot.

Due to it was so excellent I booked on the next day Waterfall Creek. This one is just wicked and different to Torrent River. Both are nice, but Waterfall Creek brings you out of comfort zone in a very exciting way for sure:-)

Thanks Toine, Diana and Riki for those nice experiences.

Stefan & Denise

Thank Swiss_Sports_Guy
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AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2014

Hi Stefan and Denise, thanks so much for coming on our trips. We all really enjoyed taking you on an adventure. Always sooo cool when someone has a great time on a trip and books another one straight away, awesome!!

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Reviewed 17 February 2014

First time cannoying, it was incredible! Big up to Ricky & Diana for being awesome guides, would defiantly go again :D

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AbelTasmanCanyons, Owner at Abel Tasman Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2014

Awesome Dean! I'll pass your feedback on to the guides, they'll love it!! Cheers.

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