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All about the Black Spur Full Day Canyon
If you like water, adventure and the great outdoors then canyoning is a must-do on your trip to Queenstown.
Exclusively located, and only accessible by boat, we transfer you to Black Spur canyon via an exciting water taxi across the beautiful Lake Wakatipu.
Walking time to the start of the canyon is approximately 45 minutes with stunning views of the Remarkables Mountain Range the whole way.
Black Spur offers some awesome downclimbs, abseils up to 15 meters, and an 8 metre jump! (water levels pending, and don't worry, jumps are optional!)
Canyoning New Zealand is run by locals with a true passion for the sport of Canyoning and Adventure Tourism.
This tour is a great showcase of some stunning New Zealand landscapes with awesome value for money.
Its about getting out of your comfort zone and into some amazing spaces in a safe and controlled environment. No previous Canyoning experience required, we will show you everything you need to know.
Black Spur Full Day Canyon Itinerary - 1 days
Black Spur Canyon
We meet you down town Queenstown where your kitted our with all the best canyoning specific equipment before your off over to the canyon on an exciting water taxi ride. We take a hike up to the canyon with snacks, water and breaks along the way, this is the time to soak up the amazing views offered of the Remarkables mountains and the stunning Lake Wakatipu. Once we reach the top we get dressed into our wetsuits and harnesses etc and then provide you with a full safety briefing and demonstration from your professional and qualified guide. Your in the canyon for 2-3 hours where you will enjoy abseils of up to 15 metres beside beautiful waterfalls, natural water slides, down climbs and an awesome 8 metre jump! (don't worry the jumps are always optional). You can take your own water proof camera or leave it to us, we take pictures of your whole experience and you can purchase them afterwards if you wish. We finish the day with a picnic style lunch before your transported back to the Queenstown centre via water taxi.
Daily October through to April, and departing daily.
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