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Shotover Canyon Swing

This ones not for the faint hearted! Choose to either take the leap of faith yourself or be propelled at the mercy of the twisted jump crew. Leaving the specially constructed launch platform 109m above the Shotover River below, feel the acceleration as you freefall 60m at speeds of 150kmh. Hurtling towards the awaiting river you'll feel the ropes gently kick in and just when the adrenaline was hitting max your launched into a 200m arcing swing towards the sheer rock faces of the Shotover canyons.

You will then complete a couple of massive swings before you slowly come to rest approximately 100m below the departure platform. They then winch you swiftly back up to the platform with a huge smile on your face, a memory you will not forget in a hurry and underwear that needs cleaning. The beauty of this adventure is that you can jump off whatever way you like, with over 70 different jump styles there is something to cater from the most hard core adventure junkie, to those looking the burst out of their comfort zone.

With specially designed leg, waist and chest harness and a comprehensive safety briefing from one of the expert/twisted team, you'll feel as comfortable a humanly possible, knowing your about to take the plunge off the 'world's highest cliff jump'. And all of this only a 15 minute drive from Queenstown. Allow 2.5 hours return and with small personalized group numbers there is plenty of time for more than one jump.

INCLUDES:

  • Transfers from central Queenstown to Canyon Swing site
  • Canyon Swing

DEPARTS:

  • Every hour from 8.30AM
  • Check in 15 minutes prior to departure at Shotover Canyon Swing Shop - 34 Shotover Street.

DURATION:

  • Allow 3 hours

WHAT TO BRING:

  • Closed toe footwear is required.
  • Please dress for the weather conditions at the time of season you are jumping.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS:

  • Additional Swings can be purchased for $45 (on availability)
  • Photos and video available on the day
  • Spectators can be purchased for $20pp

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Solo maximum weight is 135KG or 298 pounds.
  • Tandem maximum total weight is 180KG or 395 pounds.
  • Minimum age is 10 years old.
  • Parental/guardian consent required for anyone under 16 years.
  • All prices include transport, their is no public access to Shotover Canyon Swing.
  • Terms for cancellations or changes are explained at time of booking.

SWING & FOX COMBO:

As the crazy team at the Shotover Canyon say "It's the world's first running, flying, dropping, screaming, foxing thing."
Combine your Canyon Swing with the Canyon Fox!

It is 'not your average flying fox'. Oh no siree. Not only is it the HIGHEST flying fox in New Zealand; they cleaver peeps at the Canyon Swing have added in a launch rail system, the FIRST of its kind in the WORLD, which gives you an awesome drop sensation before 'zipping' across the Shotover Canyon.

DEPARTS:

  • 11:00AM, 2:00PM and 4:30PM
  • Check in 15 minutes prior to departure at Shotover Canyon Swing Shop - 35 Shotover Street.

DURATION:

  • Allow 3.5 hours

Canyon Swing:
Scare the pants off yourself with Shotover Canyon Swing

  • Adult $229.00
  • Child $229.00

Canyon Swing & Canyon Fox Combo [Save $40]:
Combine the Swing and Fox for the ultimate combo!

  • Adult $299.00
  • Child $299.00

ARE THERE WEIGHT RESTRICTIONS TO DO THE CANYON SWING?

The Canyon Swing has a minimum weight of 35KG and a maximum weight of 135KG. The maximum combined weight for tandem jumpers is 180KG.

IS THERE A MINIMUM AGE TO DO THE CANYON SWING?

The minimum age is 10 years old. Children aged 10 - 14 require a guardian to accompany them to the site and sign a waiver. Children 15 -16 years old are able to travel by themselves, but do require a waiver to be signed by a guardian.

CAN I JUMP TANDEM?

Yes, the Canyon Swing has many tandem jump styles. The maximum combined weight for tandem jumpers is 180KG.

CAN SPECTATORS COME ALONG TO WATCH?

Yes although the road to the Canyon Swing is a private road. Therefore you are not able to drive yourself to the Canyon Swing. Spectators are allowed for the Canyon Swing for a small fee. It is highly recommended to book spectators in advance as space is limited.

Shotover Canyon Swing Location

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