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This review was selected by Toine Houtenbos of Abel Tasman Canyons on Mon 24 Dec, 2018.

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Carolyn Payne

Ranking: 10/10

My sister and I did the Torrent River trip with the lovely guides Oscar and Mark.

Enjoyed a nice cruise on the Aqua taxi to the beautiful beach of Anchorage, (last proper toilet stop here I advise you go lol) then did a hike up to the top of the canyon and had some lunch before we started- they took my sister and I's fussy dietary requirements seriously and made sure we were catered for which was appreciated.

We then put on our equipment and had a wonderful time jumping off rocks, sliding down rockslides and cannonballing off waterfalls! I loved the ziplines, so much fun! Managed to do a lot of things I didn't think I'd be able to, so enjoyed pushing my comfort zones, the guides were great and made us feel safe at all times!

Was a privilege to see such a beautiful untouched part of paradise where others can't go unless on this trip!

Awesome adrenaline buzz with a fun group and amazing guides with some good banter! Love how you could get free photo memories of your adventure as well, they were up on dropbox just a couple of hours later!

Thanks so much Abel Tasman Canyoning, I faced the fear and loved it and now my daughter is amping to do it so i'm sure we will be back next year, and will highly recommend to others to do this!

Reviewed 7 months ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Great to hear from you and such an amazing review, I hope you can make it with you daughter soon. Thank you so much for coming along and the great review

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David Taus

United States

Ranking: 9/10

I was lucky enough to get on a waterfall creek trip it was a long day but very well worth it. I do canyoning at home in the us and was excited to learn some new skills and techniques. Oscar and Adrian were great. And this has nothing to do with canyoning but the food situation was unbelievable.

Reviewed 7 months ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Kia ora David, we were so pleased to get you in on the Waterfall Creek Trip. Oscar and Adrien had and excellent time and loved every minute of it. Glad you liked the food! hope to see you again one day.

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Carolyn Payne

Ranking: 10/10

My sister and I did the Torrent River trip with the lovely guides Oscar and Mark.

Enjoyed a nice cruise on the Aqua taxi to the beautiful beach of Anchorage, (last proper toilet stop here I advise you go lol) then did a hike up to the top of the canyon and had some lunch before we started- they took my sister and I's fussy dietary requirements seriously and made sure we were catered for which was appreciated.

We then put on our equipment and had a wonderful time jumping off rocks, sliding down rockslides and cannonballing off waterfalls! I loved the ziplines, so much fun! Managed to do a lot of things I didn't think I'd be able to, so enjoyed pushing my comfort zones, the guides were great and made us feel safe at all times!

Was a privilege to see such a beautiful untouched part of paradise where others can't go unless on this trip!

Awesome adrenaline buzz with a fun group and amazing guides with some good banter! Love how you could get free photo memories of your adventure as well, they were up on dropbox just a couple of hours later!

Thanks so much Abel Tasman Canyoning, I faced the fear and loved it and now my daughter is amping to do it so i'm sure we will be back next year, and will highly recommend to others to do this!

Reviewed 7 months ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Great to hear from you and such an amazing review, I hope you can make it with you daughter soon. Thank you so much for coming along and the great review

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Marjan D

Ranking: 10/10

I loved every minute of it! I felt save, adventurous and happy with every step, jump or slide!

Reviewed 8 months ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Fantastic! Thank you for this super review. We are really happy you had a great day and loved it. Hope you get onto more adventures in New Zealand!

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Engelbert Rose

Ranking: 8/10

Hi This was my first time Canyoning and Abel Tasman Canyons was awesome. I had a great time. And will definitely do it again n again.n again

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thank you so much Engelbert Rose for this review. We are super honoured to have taken you out on your first canyoning adventure! We wish you more and more adventurers in the future!

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Ines

Ranking: 10/10

Diese Canyon- tour ist absolut zu empfehlen. Ich(48) und meine Tochter (13) trafen unseren Guide in Motueka. Dort probierten wir die Ausruestung an. Ihr bekommt Neopren- anzuege und Socken. Wir hatten uns in Motueka noch billige Turnschuhe gekauft, die wir im Wasser ueber den Socken tragen konnten. Ausser uns war nur noch ein junger Mann dabei. Mit dem Auto fuhren wir nach Takaka und mit dem Wassertaxi bis Anchorage. Von dort trugen wir unsere Ausruestung zum Canyon, ca. eine Stunde. Wir wurden sehr professionell betreut. Obwohl wir vorher noch nie klettern waren, keine Erfahrung also mit Abseilen und ich Høhenangst habe, war die Tour ein voller Erfolg. Wir sind ins Wasser gesprungen, aus bis zu 7m Høhe,(ich nicht ganz so hoch), haben uns abgeseilt, waren hinter Wasserfællen, sind durch Wasserrinnen gerutscht und Taubahn "gefahren". Wir wurden wæhrend der ganzen Tour mit Trinken und Essen versorgt und gefroren haben wir auch nicht. Daumen hoch. Ein tolles Erlebnis!!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Vielen dank für ihre nachricht Ines. Wir freuen uns dass sie sich amüsieren haben in Torrent River. We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in New Zealand!

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Alan Koutsaris

Ranking: 10/10

My wife and I did the 'Torrent River' Canyoning trip and had an amazing time. I'm always concerned these types of adventures will be too tame, however, the Torrent River did not disappoint. The abseils, jumps, ziplines and slides were all awesome.

The team (Ricky, Pete and Toine) were fantastic and made the experience a ton of fun while remaining professional - safety was clearly a top priority and we felt comfortable in their hands.

Communication leading up to the day was also clear and prompt which was very much appreciated. A storm was heading for Abel Tasman and the team made sure we were updated as to the status of our trip.

We would highly recommend Abel Tasman Canyons!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks so much Alan for this outstanding review! We are super stoked you felt your trip was balanced with both fun and safety. We are happy your trip could go ahead with the storm brewing in the distance.

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Ben Carless

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome day out - boat tour, guided walk, abseiling, sliding, zip lining, swimming, exploring, laughing - all in an incredible natural environment with great guides

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

What an awesome review Ben, thanks so much! We love that you listed 'laughing' as one of the activities. We are so happy you enjoyed your day out with us.

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Nicole Kasischke

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

First canyoning experience and it was a great mixture of beautiful nature and adventurous jumps and slides. Felt very safe and no other people around as just this company is using the spot. Must do!

Reviewed over 1 year ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks for the Lovely review Nicole. We are so stoked you had an awesome time on your first ever canyoning adventure!

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Shannon Higgs

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Having heard about canyoning before and doing something some what similar when I was younger I was definitely keen to do it when the opportunity for me to do so came up over summer. I had spent a fair amount of time in the Abel Tasman before this experience but wow, I definitely saw the park from a different perspective on this day.

Straight from the get go these guys were so organised in booking my trip and giving clear instructions on what to bring, what is included and what the trip entails. We met our awesome guides in the morning who were with us for the duration of the tour until returning back to base in the afternoon.

The trip I went on was into Torrent River. Let me just say if you love water, adventure, a bit of a challenge and jumping off stuff then you've hit the jack pot! The trip was AMAZING from start to finish, always a chance to challenge your self a bit and the coolest part too is if there was something that you didn't really feel comfortable doing your guides will talk you through it thoroughly and there is always the option to go around or get lowered through a obstacle if you're really not feeling up to it.

One thing I really found about this trip also is that it is really good value for money. You're out there for the whole day, you get 2 water taxi rides, 1 or 2 awesome, professional and safety concious guides (depending on group size), a delicious lunch and snacks throughout the day.. epic, I couldn't rate it enough!

Thanks Abel Tasman Canyons!

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in November 2016

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thank you so much for your kind words Shannon. We are stoked you had such a good time when you came out with us. You are right, what we offer is challenge by choice. The guides will encourage you to step out of your comfort zone, but they are also more than happy to show an alternative option when it gets a bit too much. Thanks again. We hope to see you back in the canyon in the future.

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Tom Judd

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Before going on this trip I hadn't even heard of canyoning before but being a fairly outdoorsy person the idea of abseiling, zip lining and jumping off a couple of waterfalls sounded great. The trip into Torrent river was incredible and a great way to see part of the Abel Tasman that not many people get a chance to explore. The small group really bonded as we cheered each other on over each obstacle and feature of the canyon and our knowledgable and safety conscious guides were full of energy and support throughout the day.

A few months after Torrent river I was lucky enough to join a trip into the other canyon the company operates, Waterfall creek. The day is quite a bit longer as you venture into an even less travel area of the Abel Tasman but it is well worth the drive and hike in as you are faced with some big abseils and features on this trip. One of the last features of the canyon is an 18m high, near vertical rock slide which our guides had pre warned everyone about and we were all excited and a little nervous. One of the best things about these trips is that you have an option to go around certain features if you're not feeling confident about certain parts of the canyon but our group all managed to get down the epic slide and celebrated at the end with our guides before heading home.

All in all these canyoning trips are a great experience that will be something completely new and exciting for most people. The guides are some of the most fun yet safety conscious I've ever met and really make the day special. If you want to see Abel Tasman in a new way, do something different and have a an awesome day then these guys are really gonna sort you out!

Reviewed almost 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thank you Tom. That is a great review. We consider it a true privilege to enable both local and international visitors to explore the sheer beauty of the canyons and to create unforgettable experiences. Thank you for not only coming to Torrent River, but also to Waterfall Creek. You are on your way to becoming a canyoning pro!

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Gruet Titaina

France

Ranking: 10/10

Very good moments, the teachers are very nice. It is awesome for the adults and the kids! Jump/slide/swim.

Reviewed over 2 years ago and experienced in October 2016

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Fantastic, thank you very much for the review!

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Zachary Gray

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Mitch and Owen were absolutely GREAT! They're consummate professionals who made safety a priority while busting their balls to kee the group entertained and constantly moving through the next terrain feature. A MUST for anyone visiting Abel Tasman.

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thank you so much for the amazing feedback Zachary. We'll make sure to pass it on to the guides!

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Gloria Huang

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

I had never even heard of canyoning before this excursion. What a great experience to be able to access areas which you would never be able to otherwise. Going down the Torrent River through the canyon was exhilarating and the scenery spectacular. Thanks to our guides Lana, Lee and Drew who were always attentive to our comfort levels and safety - SUCH a great day!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Awesome that you had such a great time Gloria! Thanks for the review too!

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Sven and Annie

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Awesome experience, we did the Torrent River trip. You get to do a lot of different things, full day experience and the guides were fun and patient.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks Sven and Annie! Great to hear you enjoyed it.

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Jeff van Oostrom

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

Our trip in NZ was great, but this canyoning trip with Abel Tasman Canyons was really the cherry on the cake. The whole trip; water taxi, walk to canyon, canyoning etc is absolutely amazing and something you'll remember the rest of your life.
The guides are pro's and great fun as well. The scenery is breathtaking. The best thing we've done in NZ

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in December 2014

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Awesome Jeff. We're stoked to be the cherry on your cake! Thanks for the review!

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Estelle Leyshon

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Kayaking is our first passion, so when I told our kayak club members we were incorporating some Canyoning in to our 10 day kayaking trip around Nelson, it took some convincing. For most it was their first experience of Canyoning and the thought of sliding, abseiling, jumping and zip lining down a freezing cold river was a challenge 10 of us were keen to experience.
Firstly, we must say how impressed we were with the professionalism, safety and humour on the day, of all their team on and off the water.
Secondly, we were all treated as equals no matter whether male or female, young or maturer. We all achieved what we wanted out of the day.
Thirdly, the free photos were just awesome and meant one less thing for us to worry about.
Fourthly, we all agreed it was excellent value for money.
All in all, we would all highly recommend Abel Tasman Canyons and hope to return in a year or so with another group to give them the same opportunity to experience this epic adventure!
Thanks from all of us (Bay of Plenty Yakity Yak Kayak Club Members)

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thank you very much BOP Yakity Yak Kayakers! What a great way to combine your Abel Tasman adventures!
Great to see everyone laughing and smiling their way down the canyon! We hope to see more smiles again next year.

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Kristen Davies

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome experience! We did the Waterfall Creek trip and it was hard work but incredible, would definitely do it again given the chance! Our guides Lee and Tim were tops as well - couldn't recommend them or Abel Tasman Canyons highly enough. A must do when you're in the region! Thanks guys 👍

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in December 2015

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Good on ya for taking on the big challenge Kristen!! Thank for a great review. We'll pass it on to Lee and Tim.

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Matthew Hallowell

Ranking: 10/10

The reviews are right! This was a highlight of my year in New Zealand.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Great to hear Matthew!! Thanks for joining the tour!

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Xue Rong Kok

Ranking: 10/10

Canyoning with Abel Tasman Canyoning was the best of our experiences in NZ (we tried skydiving at wanaka and dolphin watching at Kaikoura as well, among others). Right from the start, the guides (Lana and Tim) were really friendly, in particularly Lana, who was unbelievably spirited and chirpy. They said they would try to make this one of the top 3 experiences in NZ, and I would say it was the best. I had a really wonderful time in the canyon, it was a full day programme which was worth every bit of the money spent (skydiving for instance was over too quickly for me). We abseiled, zip-lined, jumped and slid in the canyon, whenever I thought it was over, there would be more. The guides brought juice, lunch and snacks to quell any hungry tummies, and the group size was just nice (about 10 of us?).

And the best part? They take many photos of you, all for FREE. I was pleasantly surprised that the canyoning team is really out to deliver a memorable experience that isn't too commercialised. It was a warm, cosy, and fun experience that I highly recommend.

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

What an awesome review Xue! It sounds like you really enjoyed all the different elements of the day. We love hearing that!
Thank you very much!

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Eric Ross

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome full day experience with exceptionally knowledgeable and caring guide. All the equipment supplied was of great quality, so even in early November we were toasty warm. If you're up for a challenge and like going into the unknown I would highly recommend this experience. Worth every $$$!

Reviewed over 3 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

What an awesome review Eric! Thank you.

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Julie Edwards

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Awesome! I've been there, seen it, done it when it comes to NZ adventure activities and this is right up there as one of the most crazy and fun. My daughter Snow and I really enjoyed our Torrent River experience. We could not fault our guides Lee and Harley for their enthusiasm, knowledge and making us feel safe during our day. Highly recommend this activity if you are in the Nelson region.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Great to hear such good feedback from seasoned adventurerers! Thanks Julie and Snow!

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Paul de Bruijn

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

It was AMAZING! Only the two of us, so we were able to do more. The guide 'Lee' was so enthusiastic which made the experience even better!

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in November 2014

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Dankjewel Paul!! I'll pass that on to Lee. Great to have the canyon and guide all to yourselves!

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Clare_R84

England

Ranking: 10/10

I would 100% recommend this to anyone visiting New Zealand. I have lived here for nearly 5 years but am leaving in a couple of weeks. I'm so glad I did this before I leave as it is probably the most fun I have had in nz!!

The whole day was great and well coordinated, from the water taxis in & out of the park and everything in between.

The walk into the canyon through the native bush was lovely. The guides Twon & Lea were so informative telling us about the flora and fauna and other stories of the area.

Lunch was served on arrival at the top of the canyon. As vegetarians we were both very happy with the tasty sarnies provided!

From here on out I had a smile firmly stuck on my face. We abseiled, slid, jumped and zip wired our way through the amazing scenery of the canyon. We were made to feel really safe and never felt pressure to do anything we didn't want to do. A huge thank you to Lea and Twon for an incredible day.
I wish you all the best and hope you continue taking many people on these wonderful adventures :)

Reviewed over 4 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks Clare, that is great to hear! We're stoked that we could help you finish your 5 years in NZ with a BANG!

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Stephanie Peck

United States

Ranking: 10/10

The Abel Tasman Canyoning trip was one of the best things we did while in NZ, and we did just about wmevery single one of the adventure excursions (bungee, canyon swing, river surfing, heli tour, treks). The trip is an amazing way to spend the day. You get to see a perspective of the mountain that you otherwise wouldn't be able to in the beautiful deep canyon. It is full of stunning water falls, greenery, and crystal clear water that you get to play in. Our guide was SO helpful, fun, professional and knowledgable . He made the experience so enjoyable and we learned so much about the area's history and geography. I highly recommend this excursion. Thank you for the wonderful experience!!
Steph and Colby, San Diego, CA USA

Reviewed over 4 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Great to hear Steph and Colby. I'm glad we got add another great activity to your long list of NZ adventures! Thank you for the great review!

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Donna Beeson

United States

Ranking: 10/10

The canyoning was the highlight of my two month trip to NZ. I am 70 years old so it was a great challenge and so much fun. Highly recommend it. Donna

Reviewed over 4 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

You were absolutely amazing Donna! Great to see you leading the team of youngsters on the jumps!! Thank you for coming with us, it was great!

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tania jones

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Previous ratings say it all - definitely 10/10. Fantastic experience, extreme adventure, but professionally run and safe. We had an awesome day, and the photos are a real bonus. Will be recommending to everyone I know who loves to get into the outdoors and have fun. Thanks Toine and team.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks for the great review Tania. So much fun to take adventurous locals on a mission in their own backyard!

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Lawrence Radcliffe

United States

Ranking: 10/10

I like the water and rivers and was really looking forward to this outing. The trip was far better than my imagination or expectations. Our guide, Lee, was warm and very naturally inspired us to have confidence in himself and amongst the team. The scenery is amazing (breathtaking), the water is sooooo much fun. The jumps and slides were more than exciting. I am 60 years old and the physical effort required is just enough to get a warm buzz by the end of the day. Wow!

Reviewed over 4 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Well done Lawrence! I'll pass your great feedback on to Lee. Thank you very much!

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Lachlan Purvis

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

I didn't know what to expect when we signed up for this but i would happily do it again, possibly the best day of my holiday! The staff were extremely friendly and good to talk to and the way everything was set up i had so much fun after 5 hours I still wanted to keep going.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Good to hear Lachlan! We've got plenty more and bigger adventures on the menu!

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Jake May

Australia

Ranking: 10/10

A fantastic way to spend a sunny New Zealand day. Toine and Matt were fantastic guides, safely leading our groups through thrilling jumps, ziplines and slides down Torrent River. Really enjoyed it and would definitely go back again.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in November 2014

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Great stuff Jake!! We got plenty more adventures waiting for you!

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Janina Zwerver

Netherlands

Ranking: 9/10

Super! Adventurous, beautiful, good guides, a great day!

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in February 2014

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks Janina! We look forward to seeing you again!

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Raymond Ligtenbarg

Netherlands

Ranking: 10/10

This is a must do activity when you visit or live in New Zealand! It's thrilling and so much fun. The excellent guides make sure everything you do is 100% safe and tell interesting facts about the Abel Tasman region. Don't be put off by the price because at the end of the day you'll feel it was worth every dollar. Best value for money in my opinion.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in October 2013

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Cheers Raymond! Great review, thanks a lot! And thanks for coming along on the trip. Might see you again one day...?

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Heidi J

New Zealand

Ranking: 9/10

Woah! What an experience... Intense and challenging... In a supportive environment from the guides and other participants you felt like you could push and challenge yourself. What a great day! So many great photos taken by the guides and then having them all sent to you excellent! Guides were excellent, made you feel comfortable and safe. Would I recommend this experience? Yes... Would I do it again? Yes!

Reviewed over 5 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks Heidi! You and peter did a fantastic job in there! Hope to see you again some time.

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Rebecca Avison

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

What can I say! This adventure is hands down one of the best things I've done. I completed Torrent River with thanks to Ricky and Diana. The guides are amazing! I will definitely be recommending this to all my friends and making another trip with you guys one day in the future! I could not have asked for a better experience!

Reviewed over 5 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Awesome Rebecca! Really happy to hear you had such a good time and thanks for recommending us!! Thanks so much for your review and for coming canyoning with us!

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Carrie O'Donnell

United States

Ranking: 10/10

An unforgettable, amazing experience! We were on our honeymoon and signed up for waterfall creek randomly. The trip was definitely a highlight of our 2 weeks in NZ. The staff was great at keeping us safe yet allowing for a challenging adventure of 3 hours of slides, zip lines, and jumps. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to see a side of NZ not many do!

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in April 2013

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks for the amazing feedback Carrie. We are super happy to hear we could add something exciting to your already amazing honeymoon!

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Christian Marzy

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Such an amazing experience. Abel Tasman Canyoning with Toine and Lee alone was worth coming all the way to New Zealand.

I wish i stayed for a second trip! Definitely my highlight in 30 days of travelling through the country!

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in January 2013

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

That's awesome Christian, thanks for the feedback! Well, you know where we are if you want to go on another mission!

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Eva_24

Ranking: 10/10

We did the waterfall creek trip in december 2012. Just checking our holiday pics of this trip brings a BIG smile to my face. What an awesome experience!!!
Guides are professional, gear is perfect, food is great, and the whole day is one to remember (let's face it, when are you ever going to have a hot drink in (yes, that is IN) a waterfall again?!?!). An absolute must for sporty nature (and adrenalin) lovers (and totally worth the muscle pains the next day).

Thanks again Toine, Lee and Mark!!!

Eva & Ivo, the Netherlands

Reviewed about 6 years ago and experienced in December 2012

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks Eva and Ivo! It was great to have you on the trip, well done for taking on the big challenge!

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Beth Scrivens

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

Wow. What can i say; it exceeded all expectaions. Was an amazing day. Lee and Toine the guides where both amazing. Both professional yet fun to be with. Very well organised with lunch and snacks provided. Heaps of fun and laughter throughout the day. Its a playground for adults.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Wow indeed! Great review, thanks Beth! Enjoy NZ, there are many more hidden treasures out there!

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rickweldon

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

A truly unforgettable experience! Makes you feel like a kid again -- jumping, sliding, abseiling, splashing off waterfalls and swimming under them. Beautifully organized so that even when you're feeling challenged you still feel completely safe in their hands. Still smiling and talking about his great day!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks Rick! Challenge, play and beautiful scenery, that's what we like!

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huneebe

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

A well organized adrenaline filled day out! All of the canyoning gear is included as well as snacks and lunch. After a watertaxi ride we hiked up to the start of the canyon experience and then began 3.5 hours of sliding, jumping, abseiling and ziplining - amazing all around. Best practice safety procedures are in place and we felt well looked after all day.

Cheers to Abel Tasman Canyons!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Awesome! It sure was a great day out with an awesome bunch of people. Thanks!

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Anna Li

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

An amazing way to see the best of Able Tasman (parts seldom seen by others) whilst having a super amount of fun! Extremely professional guides who matched the experience perfectly to our levels of comfort and challenge. Well worth it!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Take some awesome people (you guys) to an awesome place and you'll probably end up having a great time. One of the better trips of the season, soooo much fun. Thanks for the review Anna!

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Tracey Parks

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Wicked fun gets adrenaline going. Slides, jumps etc Lee is an awesome guide can be as hard as you want. Lots of amazing scenery to top off the day. Would recommend doing :-)
Tracey and Bryan

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks Tracey and Bryan! Really happy to hear you had such a good time. I've passed all your praises on to Lee, he's stoked!

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C'est_Tina

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Wooooohhoooooo it was a great day! Full of fun and great "hurdles".
It was awesome. Under Toine's line it all worked perfectly. Each of his ropes and knots can trust and lean back ingrowth. That will not be the last time. A big thank you to Toine!!!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Haha, thanks Tina. If you don't know knots...TIE LOTS!! That's our motto... (nah, jokes, we know a few). Happy to hear you felt challenged, safe and had fun at the same time!

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Joan and Colin Price

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing day spent with Toine and Lee. It is a new company but you would not know it. Well organised and very professional. A great way to see hidden parts of the Abel Tasman Park. Very easy to book and no problems when we decided to switch days. Highly recommend!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in November 2012

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks Joan and Colin! You sure got to see some places that not many others have seen. Awesome day out!

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Julian_ont

Ranking: 10/10

What an awesome day full of fun and challenges. Thanks to Toine who was a perfect canyoning guide for us. On the way to the canyon he explained us a lot about the flora and fauna. Even that was already an event.
The Canyoning in the Torrent Canyon was f**** awesome. On the whole trip we felt very safe due to Toine. It was one of our best trip here in NZ, and we did a lot of fun stuff. And it isn't expensive at all. A lot of high quality action (for a waterproof camera) picss and vids, watertaxi ride, lunch... all included! Try to get this in QT. We'll be back for another trip.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Sweet, thanks Julian! Such a fun day out there! Thanks for the review and great to see the report on your blog, looks like you had a WICKED NZ trip altogether. See you next time for the big one....?

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Binestra

Ranking: 10/10

thanks to toine and lee for this adventure! first time we wanted to do the torrent river tour but we had bad luck - the water was too high. so toine and lee did the best they could do to entertain us. at the end it was a lovely and interesting walk through the abel tasman national park. furthermore toine proposed us an arrangement. so we did another canyoning tour - it was awesome - our best holiday adventure in nz.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thank you so much for your feedback. That was such an unfortunate situation from which we have learned a lot! We are really happy we could still provide you with good experiences and it was awesome spending a couple of days with you guys! Thanks again for your understanding!

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Tobias J

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

It's an unforgetable experience to do this tour with Toine and the other helpful and humorous guides.
The scenery, the team, the fun and the excitements created an amazing day in Abel Tasman.
THOROUGHLY ENJOYABLE!!!

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks a lot Tobias! I'm happy to hear you had so much fun and even appreciated our lame jokes!

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Philip Beech

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great team, great Canyon, great day.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks Philip! That means a lot to us coming from a canyoning expert!

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VernonC

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Abel Tasman Canyons provide an unforgettable experience. Amazing scenery combined with excitement and adrenalin. The guides are super friendly and helpful and do everything possible to make the trip fun for everyone.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Cheers Vernon, great day out there! Too bad the missus couldn't make it, but there's always next time!

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gibblet

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

What an awesome day in the canyon! Good gear, great guides, happy times.The guides were attentive and informative throughout the day and even funny on occasions. A great first experience, can't wait to get back for more.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Haha, thanks mate! We'll see you again soon!!

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Happyapple

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Fabulous canyon, exciting activities, excellent gear, experienced and inspiring operator. Thanks Toine and Wow again!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in January 2012

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

You're very welcome! Good to hear you were WOWED!!

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lelder

United States

Ranking: 10/10

Had an INCREDIBLE time! Toine and his guides are very skilled and walk you through everything step by step. What could be very intimidating was made relaxing and fun! Highly recommend these trips!

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

It's all about stepping out of your comfort zone, challenging yourself and learning new things. Well done! And thanks for the review!

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mbohall1

United States

Ranking: 10/10

I loved it! Toine has a ton of experience canyoning and is so encouraging (esp. for beginners) and fun to be around. This was an awesome experience.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago

Abel Tasman Canyons responds:

Thanks for your feedback and a great day out! After your Blue Creek trip you can officially call yourself an abseiling expert now!