New Zealand's Best Canyoning Adventure

Canyonz has been operating for more than 10 years offering North Island guided canyoning trips through some of the most beautiful landscape New Zealand has to offer. The owners aim to make it not just the best canyoning trip in New Zealand, but the best 'true adventure' experience in the country! With their expertise and enthusiasm for outdoor adventure they will guarantee your experience is positively mind blowing.

Canyonz is ranked one of the top activities in New Zealand on Tripadvisor.com and received a certificate of excellence three years in a row. Check out our reviews.

Why choose CanyoNZ?

  • We really care about your experience. Our passion is - that you have an awesome day of adventure, pushing yourself in one of New Zealand's most amazing locations, abseiling, jumping and zip-lining down sparkling waterfalls!
  • These are small group tours so you get the most out of it. This is NOT mass tourism.
  • All our staff are experienced outdoor adventure guides who are qualified in advanced vertical rope skills and risk management to ensure you are kept safe the entire trip.
  • When we say 'Real Adventure' - we mean it! We consistently receive feedback that our canyoning trip is way more adventurous and exciting than expected. "The photos look great but they barely do it justice."
  • FREE photos - personal cameras can be brought on the trip at your own risk, however we also offer a free photo service so you can focus on the adventure.
  • We are 100% Kiwi owned and operated, so it's truly canyoning "New Zealand style"!
  • We have the only Department of Conservation concession to operate The Sleeping God canyon.
  • Our canyon has got it all - big abseils, big jumps, slides, zip-lines, experienced guides, beautiful views and much more...


Check out a clip of our recent trip with Crowd Goes Wild's Hayley Holt and Local pro surfer (and super nice awesome person) Ella Williams

The Beautiful Coromandel

The Thames Coromandel region is rich in both Maori and European history, and we endeavor to share that with you as we work our way into the adventure. The geology of the area is spectacular in itself as the volcanic rock offers a great platform for steep waterfalls and cliff faces to marvel at and of course play in!

Check out our canyoning adventure page for the full rundown of what you might expect but only if - it's Real Adventure, Real Canyoning and Real Aotearoa you are looking for!

Additional Services

We offer an extensive range of services that include but are not limited to:
  • Corporate team building
  • Abseiling training
  • Rescue courses
  • Outdoor first aid training
Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Canyoning Safety - How to be safe in the canyon

February 5, 2016
From the canyoning experts
Canyoning Safety Kia ora koutou, I feel compelled to very quickly throw some words out to a would-be audience regarding safety and preparedness for those weekend warrior adventure type peeps. The idea being to maybe stimulate some thinking about whether we are going into something we are ready ...
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Contact details

Free Phone:
0800 422 696 (0800 4CANYONZ)

Outside of New Zealand:
+64 21 456 682 or +64 21 478 471

Email: info@canyonz.co.nz