Shotover Canyon Swing - NZ Travel

Shotover Canyon Swing

Shotover Canyon Swing
The world's highest cliff jump; Shotover Canyon Swing is an intense, adrenalin stimulating activity achieved by launching yourself from a cliff mounted platform.  With over 70 different solo and tandem jump styles to choose from, whether you’re confident or timid, our jump masters are professional and crazy enough to ensure you have an awesome and unique experience.

Main Office: Shop 37 Shotover Street, Queenstown.


Operating Hours: 8.30am to 5.30pm. 


Distance from Town: 10 minutes. 


Departures: Daily. Closed Christmas Day.


Transfers: Depart from the Main Office. Check in 15 minutes prior to departure time.



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Help Notes:

Clients must reconfirm their booking 24 hours prior.

Check in time is 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

Clients must make their own way to 37 Shotover Street. Accommodation transfers are not available.

Please note there is no public access to the site. Shotover Canyon Swing will provide transport to the site from Shotover Street.

There is room on every trip for spectators, paid at an additional cost - please enquire at the time of booking.


The World's Highest Cliff Jump:

Jump or be released with over 70 varieties of jump style (including tandem)

  • We are the only swing in NZ that you can jump off yourself – solo and tandem!
  • You can jump yourself or be released with our special launch boom
  • We can expertly manage your fear level and have given each jump style a scale of scariness to help with the choice

Small Personalised Groups – No time pressure

  • We focus on a providing a personalised experience
  • Small groups of no more than 9 swingers
  • No rush off of the platform and no crowds.
  • Your driver is your host and jump master for the whole trip. 
  • Usually time to have another go and try a different jump style (extra jumps payable direct)
  • Every customers experience and jump style is individually tailored

An Industry Leader in providing quality customer experience

  • Winners of New Zealand Tourism Award 2008 – Adventure Category
  • Voted ‘Best Activity in NZ’ 2007, 2008 and 2010 at TNT Golden Backpack Awards.
  • Supreme Award Winner 2007 and 2008 at Humour in Business Awards
  • Qualmark Endorsed and Qualmark Enviro Silver Accredited. 
  • Winner of Rankers Customer Voted Award for Bungy/Swing Category 2009 and 2010

Personalised DVD’s & Photos

  • We use state of the art camera equipment (5 camera angles used in canyon)
  • Individual and personalised DVDs and photos
  • Available to view before purchase and ready to take away at the end of the trip.

Available Activities:
Shotover Canyon Swing


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The rush starts at the platform as you leap or launch from the 109 metre high cliff edge.  Gravity accelerates you for 60 metres of freefall just metres from the vertical cliff face.  Reaching speeds of 150kph as the canyonous rocks rush towards you before the ropes smoothly swing you past.  We’ll winch you back up to the platform where you started from.   Whatever your jumpstyle, this is 200 metres of very scary CANYON RUSH – additional underpants recommended.

 Minimum Numbers: No minimum numbers.

Maximum Numbers: 11 per trip.

Duration: Allow 2.5 hours return.

Suitable for Children: Yes. Minimum age is 10 years.

Departures: 8.30am, 9.30am, 11.00am, 12.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm, 4.30pm and 5.30pm, during winter, fewer departures are available.  

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