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    What to Expect
    With so many adrenaline-packed activities to choose from in Queenstown, it may be difficult to select your adventure, but the Shotover Canyon Swing is guaranteed to give you one unforgettable ride.

    After pickup from central Queenstown, you’re transported by 4WD vehicle about 15 minutes out of town. On arrival at the swing site, it’s a short bush walk to the custom-built wooden platform embedded in a cliff, situated 358 feet (109 meters) above the Shotover River.

    Quell any pre-jump jitters with a thorough safety briefing and hear the encouraging words of your guide. You and your fellow jumpers are securely harnessed to two ropes that run from the middle of the cables, which are strung between two cliffs on either side of the river.

    Then it’s time to take the plunge! After the initial 200-foot (60-meter) free-fall, you’ll find the transition to swinging very smooth, as the innovative jump system makes you a human pendulum that gracefully swings back and forth without jolts. 

    When you finish swinging — about 330 feet (100 meters) below the jump platform — your guide winches your line back up to the platform. Allow about 2.5 hours for the entire excursion, including return transport back to Queenstown.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    34 Shotover St, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Driver/guide
    • All safety equipment and safety briefing
    Exclusions
    • Photographs and jump videos available for purchase following jump trip
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Minimum age is 10 years
    • Children must have a parent or guardian co-sign their waiver form for children under 16
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Maximum solo weight – 135kgs and maximum combined tandem weight – 180kgs
    • Please wear appropriate clothing for the outdoors and all weather conditions, Closed toe footwear is required (sneakers, trainers etc)
    • Vehicles and swing are collapsible wheelchair accessible, however the driver and jump master is unable to assist passengers boarding, disembarking and jumping due to insurance regulations
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Wow, never tried anything too hardcore with adventure sports, at 45 & 50 we are not the target crowd but this was awesome. I loved how cool all the staff were with the whole thing which made me feel at ease. We were tossing up...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Julie M
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I promised my 18 year old son that we would do this. I am so glad I did. I was well worth the anxiety leading up to the jump. The staff were amazing and helped me get scared and then calm. They promised me it...More

    Thank Lesa1973
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This was the 2nd time i'd done this and the first time for my wife and friends. When getting booked in with the team at the building on Shotover St, in walked Moose. He did my jump last year and was a bloody champ and...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Ginges_revenge
    Reviewed 28 July 2019

    This is great for adventure lovers and thrill seekers. There’s a 60 meter free fall which gives you about 3 seconds of the free fall. You then go into a swing and get to swing back and forth above the canyon a few times. For...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Levi W
    Reviewed 22 July 2019

    What a great experience. Had the opportunity to do this with my son in tandem - what a great experience. So scary, but we did it. Staff were great - very helpful and friendly and encouraging. You have to go!!!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank kazdaz007
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