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Book - Canyoning NZ: Black Spur Canyon

If you like water, adventure and the great outdoors then canyoning is a must-do on your trip to Queenstown.

Start your journey by jumping aboard Queenstown Water Taxis for the trip across Lake Wakatipu to Cecil Peak. Land ashore on a quintessential Kiwi farm where livestock greets you upon arrival. From here it's time to earn your thrills with a 45 minute walk to the top of the canyon. With amazing views out over Lake Wakatipu to the Remarkables mountain range your qualified guides will teach you the essentials before you plunge into the canyon.

This trip includes some awesome down climbs, rappels or abseils up to 15 meters, and an optional 8 metre cliff jump. 


  • Scenic return boat transfers across beautiful Lake Wakatipu
  • Walking time to the start of the canyon is approximately 45 mins.
  • 3 hours Canyoning: Enjoy awesome down climbs, an 8 metre jump and abseils up to 15 meters!
  • All Canyoning equipment including full wetsuit, shoes, helmets and harness
  • Picnic style lunch and refreshments


  • 8:30am daily


  • Allow 7 hours return


  • October through to April


  • Swimsuit, thermal underwear (optional) and a towel
  • Some shorts and a t'shirt or something comfortable and light to walk in.


  • Experience Required: No canyoning experience is required, these trips are suitable for the novice or beginner and non-swimmer
  • A good level of fitness is a plus
  • Minimum Age is 13 years
  • Canyoning New Zealand require a minimum of 48 hours cancellation notice to process any refund.
  • Canyoning New Zealand reserve the right to cancel any trip due to weather or unsuitable customers.

Queenstown Black Spur Day Trip via Water Taxi:
Includes: Water Taxi, Canyoning and Lunch. Minimum Age: 13 years.

  • Adult $329.00
  • Child [Minimum Age 13 years] $329.00

Queenstown Black Spur Day Trip via Helicopter:
Take your adventure to the next level by adding a chopper into the mix. Avoid the uphill walk and get higher than everyone else! Minimum 2 people

  • Adult $450.00
  • Child [Minimum Age 13 years] $450.00

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