Deep Canyon, Wanaka

4.7
#3 of 16 in Wildlife in Wanaka
Adventure into the thrilling extremes of the natural world at Deep Canyon, Wanaka's challenging and exciting canyoning experience. Learn to rappel, jump into pools, and slide down waterfalls and tunnels cut through the rock by the rushing rivers. Professional canyon guides knowledgeable about the area will take you along and encourage participation from those who have no previous experience. With many tour options available and a plethora of different activities to choose from, the company offers all visitors (aged 12 and over) a fresh perspective on the scenery of the area, and the chance to test themselves to their limit. Work out when and for how long to visit Deep Canyon and other Wanaka attractions using our handy Wanaka trip planner.
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  • I did the Niger Stream (for beginners) with my 12yo son. Our guide (Margot) was excellent and made the trip extremely enjoyable. Abseiling, zip lining, jumping into pools, sliding down rock water slid...  more »
  • For a day in Wanaka, I deserted a bus tour of New Zealand for active senior citizens, and tried canyoning--the Niger Stream day trip, as that seemed most doable for a 67-year-old woman with no prior c...  more »
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  • A great selection of adventures for all ability levels. Wife and I did an entry level tour - I loved it, she hated it. Really only for those who don't mind a bit of discomfort in order to existing the adrenaline. They have experienced guides and well maintained routes and equipment. Water can be very cold so a thermal top is a good idea, especially in winter.
  • Staff were all great, but our booking got cancelled because of weather unfortunately. Imp Grotto seems to have worse weather than the other canyons, so consider this if you decide to book one.
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