Big Rock Canyons

Big Rock Canyons has the best accessed canyoning trips in New Zealand. Great vehicle access plus short walk-ins mean more time and energy to enjoy our huge variety of activities. 'Tui' ex Christchurch has 2.5 hours in the canyon and 'Kaumira' ex Geraldine 5 hours in the canyon. Both tours have a perfect balance of action and tranquility. Quieter passages to reflect and admire the incredible scenery with unparalleled variety, challenge and excitement, including jumps, slides, abseils/rappels, zips, flips and awesome combos! Come and enjoy nature’s water park! Custom built canyoning suits, with lots of layers, your whole body will be warm and padded. We include the lot - professional guides, food, transport, best equipment and movie!

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Opening Hours

Business hours
    7am - 7pm, 7 days
Months of operation
    Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Oct, Nov, Dec
  • Proximity to airport:
    15 minutes Timaru, 1.45 from Christchurch
    Proximity to town:
    Canyons 1 hour from Christchurch and Geraldine

Pricing & Conditions

Canyoning is an outdoor adventure activity with a degree of risk and is inherently dangerous. Participants should be aware the organiser is unable to guarantee your safety. Canyoning requires a reasonable level of physical fitness and agility. You must inform us of medical conditions, injuries and fears before the trip. Participants will need to sign a waiver and release prior to the canyoning activity including acknowledging awareness that some risks are associated with the trip.