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Book - Canyoning Niger Stream

Canyoning is the ultimate way to get up close and personal with mother nature and have a unreal time doing it. Experience the raw power of strong waterfalls to the tranquillity of deep, forested pools. From sculptural rockscapes to glowing green moss droplets, you will be immersed in a world you never knew existed.

Become the ultimate water baby as you plunge down water polished chutes and abseil down waterfalls, plus jump off cliffs!

Climb, swim and float through an amazing world of water- sculpted rock, deep clear pools and spectacular waterfalls.

Sound like FUN?!

Includes:

  • Transport, lunch and all canyoning equipment

Departs:

  • 9:00am, please check in 20 minutes prior to departure.
  • Season: Oct - April. Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day.

Duration: 8 hours

What to bring:

  • A swimsuit or something to wear under the wetsuit provided.
  • A towel for afterwards.
  • Any medication if required.
  • Please do not bring valuables with you.
  • Glasses can be worn but we advise securing with straps, contact lenses are better.
  • You can bring your waterproof camera or Go Pro on the trip at your own risk. You will need to bring your own attachments. The canyon is not the place to learn how to use these devices– please make sure you know how to use your equipment before you arrive.

They Provide:

  • Wetsuits, footwear and canyoning equipment
  • Lunch
  • Digital photos and videos are available. The cost is $15 per person. You can pay at the start of your trip. Downloads to a personal memory device are free (USB recommended). Uploads via internet cost $10 as the movie files are large. They also have 8 GB USB cards available for $20.

Deep Canyon Meeting Place:

  • Office and meeting place is situated at 100 Ardmore St. See map

Your responsibilities:

  • Do you have any medical or physical conditions we should know about (e.g. asthma, diabetes, dodgy knee or back…)? Please tell us.
  • Please advise if you are non swimmer or afraid of heights.
  • Make sure you understand what your guide tells you. Ask if you don’t.
  • Follow your guides instructions.
  • Be prepared for BIG FUN.

Conditions:

  • Trips can run with higher water levels in consultation with clients, rates may vary depending on the trip and numbers.
  • Minimum age for Niger Stream is 12 years
  • Minimum age for Big Nige is 14 years

I accept the following conditions:

  • The operator reserves the right to cancel trips if the minimum number is not reached, or if weather or any other situation should demand this.
  • The operator and Ultimate Queesntown finalise all arrangements upon the express condition that they shall not be liable for illness, injury, accident, death, accidental loss or delay.
  • I release the operator from all liability, claims, actions or debts that may arise as a result of my participation in activities arranged for me by Deep Canyon.
  • I have read and agree to all the conditions stated. (You will be asked to sign next to your name at the commencement of the trip).

Cancellation Policy:

  • If you have booked and do not show for your trip there will be no refund.
  • You can cancel at no charge up to 24 hours prior to your trip, at no charge. To do so, you will need to phone us. 
  • Trips cancelled by us [for weather etc], incur no charge, i.e. full refund…
  • We are happy to keep you informed and feel free to call a day or two in advance and we can let you know the conditions.

Niger Stream: Full Day Canyoning:
Includes: Transport, lunch and all canyoning equipment. Minimum age for Niger Stream is 12 years.

  • Adult $260.00
  • Child $260.00

Big Nige: Full Day Canyoning [Go Larger & Further]:
Step it up and go a little larger! Includes: Transport, lunch and all canyoning equipment. Minimum age for Big Nige is 14 years.

  • Adult $320.00
  • Child $320.00

What to bring? A swim suit and towel.

Can I wear specticals? Well people have, but you need wipers… Contact lenses are fine.

Do I need to be able to swim?  They have had a number of non-swimmers and they’ve had a great time. However, they do not recommend high flow trips to non-swimmers and some trips are more suitable than others. If you have any concerns you should call us to discuss them. If we have a non-swimmer they put on an extra guide so they can actively manage clients in the water, at an added cost of $250 per group.

Will I be scared? Quite possibly. If you’re worried about things talk to us before you come. They enjoy taking people who are prepared to push themselves. Remember, the more you put in, the more you get out. Attitude is all.

I’m a vegetarian? Lunches contain no animals. Let us know if you have specific requirements.

Is it cold? It can be, especially at the start and conclusion of the season. On chilly days they pull out our range of ‘accessories’ – hoods, gloves etc all in tasteful rubber and it works a treat.

Am I too old? Probably not, attitude is all. Current age record is 76 years.

When can I go? They start running trips in early Oct and run every day except Christmas Day (25th Dec) and New Years Day (1st Jan). They continue until late April each summer season.

Am I too young? They have taken children as young as 11 years on easier trips dependent on conditions, the child’s experience and support. They suggest Dec – Feb as these are the warmer months. Contact us directly for specific information. 

What footwear do I wear? They supply all footwear.

Can I bring a GoPro/Other Camera? You are welcome to bring your own camera (at your own risk), it will need to be waterproof and it should have an attachment. They have helmets with the GoPro mount that you are more than welcome to use. Make sure that you bring additional attachments just in case the helmet is not a good fit for your head. Also, be sure to be familiar with your camera – the canyon is not a suitable environment to learn how to use your device.

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