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High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures

207 Katoomba St | inside the Blue Mountains YHA, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 47826224
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Awesome day out

We did the Juggler Canyon with High 'n Wild. On the day there were three on us joining the tour... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Jonathan466
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London, United Kingdom
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Incredible Abseiling Trip!

Darren and our guide, Tim, hooked us up with an incredible abseiling trip with unbelievable views... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Matt B
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High and Wild Mountain Adventures has been operating since 1989. We offer Abseiling, Rock Climbing, Canyoning and Bush Survival courses. We cater for beginners through to experienced outdoor adventurers and hold all of the relevant qualifications and licenses to operate these activities.
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207 Katoomba St | inside the Blue Mountains YHA, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
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+61 47826224
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We did the Juggler Canyon with High 'n Wild. On the day there were three on us joining the tour with one guide (Dave). The tour itself was split into two parts; the first a set of abseils, with stunning views, to train the group...More

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Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Jonathan466, Thanks for taking the time to review your High 'n Wild experience. So great to hear that you had fantastic time with us. We pride ourselves on creating a unique experience for all our customers. I'll pass on your great feedback to our...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

Darren and our guide, Tim, hooked us up with an incredible abseiling trip with unbelievable views! Tim was clearly very experienced, and happy to answer my 10 million questions. I felt very comfortable with him as our guide. We had lots of laughs and great...More

Thank Matt B
Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Matt B, Thanks for the great review. So Glad you enjoyed abseiling with us in the Blue Mountains. If you decide to come back and do that full day trip I would recommend Empress canyon. Kind Regards Aidan

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Great staff, great location, overall it was an amazing time and I'd suggest it to everyone. I'd happily do it again

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

We went abseiling with High n Wild. An amazing experience with beautiful views. Professional instructor.

Thank kvieperen
Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi kvieperen, Thanks for the review, we really appreciate it. As the old circus ring master used to say "tell all your friends" "tell all your friends" Kind Regards Aidan

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

As the reviewer, I have to declare that I did not participate on this adventure, my wife and daughter did. So I am writing this review on their behalf. An early start greeted the adventurers and Aiden provided a reasonable overview of the day ahead,...More

Thank Antony B
Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

We are sorry to hear that you did not have a good time. Our apologies for the van breaking down. I would like to say we did get another van to the group within 15 minutes. We did discuss the difficulty of the trip with...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We booked an canyoning tour in May 2017. The booking was very uncomplicated over the phone a day prior to the trip. The office can easily be reached by train from Sydney Central. When we arrived at the office we were lucky to be the...More

Thank dragan_kovacevic
Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi dragan_kovacevic, Really appreciate such a comprehensive review. The summer season starts in about 3 weeks if you're around for some wet canyons. Thanks Again Aidan

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We had 5 in our group with all of us in our late 50's. 2 of us had never abseiled before and the other 3 haven't done it for quite some years. We had the best 2 guides you could ask for, very patient and...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Great people, place and tour. Adrian, Dave and Mike are great communicators, organised, knowledgeable and knew how to put the entire group at ease. Will be recommending them to all I know.

Thank Fred B
Reviewed 20 April 2017

It was my first time rock climbing. Dave who is a friendly guide was a nice guy and made the adventure wonderful. Communication with Aidan who is the owner of this business was very smooth and helpful. I definitely am coming back for another adventure....More

Thank ackeytakeo
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I had a wonderful Saturday out with Tim from High and Wild and some new friends in the Blue Mountains! We were started off slowly with drops only the height of a room but worked our way up to 18meter and 25 meter drops before...More

Thank Gemma L
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Steve M
4 December 2016|
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Response from Aidan m | Property representative |
Thanks for you enquiry. We have a minimum age of 14 for canyoning due to the cold. However if your kids are big for their age and you come before end of February it may be possible. Please call us on (02) 4782 6224 to... More
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Lycra20
4 October 2016|
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Response from FryMy |
My partner and I went on a trip a while back with 'HnW' and we are flabbergasted that they've got 81 'excellent' ratings from reviewers with so few reviews (agree - looks highly suspicious). Our experience certainly was NOT... More
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Denese R
22 June 2016|
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Response from Dan G | Reviewed this property |
I'm fairly unfit, used to smoke and managed to do it. You will be exhausted at the end of the day but totally worth it!!
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