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AWOL Canyoning Adventures

90 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-834 0501
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Conquer your fears!

I did the Piha Full Day trip with Javier and it was hands down the most exciting thing I've ever... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Janay B
Awesome adventure in the beautiful jungle

We did the piha full day abseiling and it was amazing! Everywhere we looked it was like a picture... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter K
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Rainforest canyoning tours in two canyons 45 minutes drive from Auckland. The Piha Canyon - Full day, half day and night canyon options.The Blue Canyon - Full day adventure.
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“day trip” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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90 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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+64 9-834 0501

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I did the Piha Full Day trip with Javier and it was hands down the most exciting thing I've ever done in my life. I never thought I could do something this adventurous but our guide was incredibly patient and with over a decade of...More

Thank Janay B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the piha full day abseiling and it was amazing! Everywhere we looked it was like a picture moment to print on a canvas. The trip itself was thrilling as it had its potentially dangerous moments (otherwise it wouldnt be fun) , but the...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing time all the way around. Evan, our guide was top notch and extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Cam, the owner and person you communicate with was very good to deal with as well. This is a definite MUST for thrill seekers. We...More

Thank Omer K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Euan was our guide. We asked for a pickup earlier than normal because we had something scheduled in the afternoon. Thankful that AWOL was accomodating in picking us earlier and starting earlier. Being our first time wearing wetsuits it was difficult to put on, and...More

Thank SingaporeAndrew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an awesome experience. Was a small group with one guide Euin and we moved down the canyon at a really good pace. Lots of jumps and abseiling and a couple fun slides.

Thank samanthasauerbrei
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome day out at beautiful Kitekite falls. Great adventure with plenty of adrenaline, well looked after by the team. Highly recommended.

Thank John E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went out canyoning as part of a Stag Do and it was exactly what we were after and really great fun. Our guide, Javier, was an expert in safety and a good lad as well. AWOL was very professional in their pickup services, accommodating...More

Thank Jonny M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on the full day piha trip and had a great time! The guides were awesome and made me feel very safe. This experience pushed me out of my comfort zone as I have a fear of heights, but the guides reassured me that...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my partner went on the Blue lagoon full day Canyoning experience whilst on holidays in NZ and it was by far the highlight of our entire trip! I was very uncertain at some points, as it pushed me to my limits but the...More

Thank Maddie T
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I did the Piha canyon trip, fun, interesting and just the right level of thrills Informative guide and good team building excersize

Thank AbominableJoe
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Khaled A
14 October 2016|
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Response from JimDCalgary | Reviewed this property |
My daughters and I thought the AWOL canyoning experience was awesome, but I wouldn't honestly recommend it for non-swimmers. Although every answer you've received so far is correct... very little swimming required, it just... More
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Khaled A
14 October 2016|
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Response from JJ F | Reviewed this property |
I can swim, but not very well, and I was just fine. That being said, there are only a few places on the Piha tour where you can't touch the bottom initially (not far from a place where you can though, so you can just dog... More
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Gwen S
2 October 2016|
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Response from JimDCalgary | Reviewed this property |
My daughters (22, 20) did the AWOL Canyoning at the end of April and it was awesome. You need to carry all your gear in and out and it is a bit of a hike, so it is good you're in good shape. The repelling is quite an... More
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