Locals Week – Easter Discount on Canyoning in Torrent River

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Jump into Torrent River this Easter with our LOCALS WEEK SPECIAL!

Soak up the ocean air as we speed up to Anchorage with Aqua Taxi and then enjoy some New Zealand native bush on the walk up to the canyon before diving into the fresh, crystal clear waters of Torrent River. Prepare to be amazed with all of our jumps, slides, abseils and ziplines. Not to mention you will be in great company of our experienced and enthusiastic guides.

Dates: Friday 19th April – Tuesday 30th April 2019
Meeting time: 8:00am (subject to change)
Return time: 4:30pm – 5:00pm
Standard price: $279pp
LOCALS WEEK SPECIAL PRICE: $179pp* Cannot be redeemed on Good Friday or Easter Monday

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International Wahine Day 2019

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INTERNATIONAL WAHINE (WOMEN’S) DAY – MARCH 8 – #BALANCEFORBETTER

“A balanced world is a better world”

Abel Tasman Canyons loves seeing women challenge themselves and gain confidence in the canyon and this season we are proud to have two Wahine Guides in our team.

Click HERE to take you to our YouTube channel and be inspired by our wahine guides and customers this season.

 

 

Summer Canyoning in the Abel Tasman Newsletter

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Happy Summer everyone!

This is our first newsletter of the 2018/2019 season and boy have we had an amazingly busy summer already! A trip into the canyon is proving to be the best way to cool off as this beautiful hot weather continues. The time has flown by and it’s crazy to think we are over half way through this season! We continue to take some fantastic local and international visitors canyoning.

If you’d like to stay up to date with what’s happening at Abel Tasman Canyons then subscribe so the next one will pop straight into your email inbox. Click to read the newsletter Here.

 

 

From Source to Sea, An Abel Tasman Adventure

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The first thing you always notice when you wake up in New Zealand is the harmonious orchestra of bird song. The constant chatter of many beautiful species fills the air. Perfect, you think, as you look out of the window of the floating backpackers to look at the brilliantly, beautiful , blue bay, surrounded by  bright and green native forest with the sun beating down onto the pristine golden beaches. That was the morning we woke to half way through our adventure…

It all started early on a Saturday morning, slamming back a coffee and hastily gobbling up some high energy breakfast.  We jumped in the car and sped off (within the speed limit!) around the Tasman bay. Travelling from Nelson City to Marahau taking only an hour on the small highway and then up and over a little hill  and being  greeted by a beautiful site- Sandy Bay.

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Local’s Week – Big Discount on Canyoning at Abel Tasman Canyons

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Jump into Torrent River this November with our LOCALS WEEK SPECIAL!

Soak up the ocean air as we speed up to Anchorage with Aqua Taxi and then enjoy some New Zealand Native bush on the walk up to the canyon before diving into the fresh, crystal clear waters of Torrent River. Prepare to be amazed with all of our jumps, slides, abseils and Zip lines. Not to mention you will be in great company of our experienced and enthusiastic guides.

Dates: Wednesday 15th November – Tuesday 21st November
Meeting time: 8.00am (subject to change)
Return time: 4:30pm – 5:00pm
Standard price: $279pp
LOCALS DAY PRICE: $176.50pp*

Location: Abel Tasman National Park – Start at Marahau
Access: Water taxi (included)
Meet: Aqua Taxi base in Marahau
Free pick up: Motueka, Riwaka, Kaiteriteri, Marahau
Nelson transport: $15pp one way
Duration: Full day
Included: Professional guides, gear, delicious lunch, free photos and videos and two-way water taxi rides between Marahau and Anchorage
Minimum age: 12
You need: Swimwear, towel and closed toed shoes that you don’t mind getting wet, lightweight clothes for water taxi rides and walk in

To book this LOCALS WEEK SPECIAL:
STEP 1: Send us an email at [email protected] or give us a call on 0800 863472
STEP 2: Provide proof of Tasman District residency
STEP 3: Receive your confirmation email
STEP 4: Jump into the canyon!

Please note: Canyoning involves walking on slippery and uneven surfaces, submersion in water and exposure to heights. This trip is a full day physical activity. (For more information see our website / call us on 0800863472)

*Proof of residency in the Tasman District is required.

The new Torrent River video is out!

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After months of teasing you with the short version of our latest Torrent River video, we are now stoked to launch the FULL VERSION!!!

Adrien Paris really created something special here, as a professional photographer, videographer and highly qualified canyoning instructor he’s the man for the job.

Enjoy, and while you’re there subscribe to our channels!

SUPERSTAR MANAGER WANTED!

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We are on the hunt for an all round superstar to manage the place. Job starts in October/November 2018, it is a really full-on position during the summer season, and we have ongoing part-time employment during the off season.

How to get this job? Look through our website and familiarise yourself with what we do, our values, our culture etc, then have a look at the job description below, and then ask yourself a few questions: Does this look like a business I want to manage? Would I like to work in one of the coolest industries? Would I want to live in the extraordinary Nelson-Tasman region? Have I got what it takes? Am I willing to work hard over summer and keep things ticking along over winter? Am I willing to pour my heart and soul into it? And then, send us your amazing application with a Cover Letter and CV, and then cross your fingers and toes. It’s as simple as that.

Applications close on Friday the 14th of September 2018.

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The Abel Tasman Tree Collective

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Recently Abel Tasman Canyons joined the Abel Tasman Tree Collective, a great local initiative. Through the Tree Collective we collaborate with other commercial operators and accommodation providers of the Abel Tasman region. We enable visitors to the region to contribute to the restoration of the area and minimize the impacts of their carbon emissions while visiting and enjoying this special place. Donations can be made through any of the members’ websites or premises, including through our website here.

Cyclone Gita caused widespread landslides in the area so one of the project was to replant some of the badly hit areas. Have a look at the video to see what amazing things your support combined with a great community can achieve.

Please contact us if you want to get involved, would like to donate native plants, or if you have skills or machinery that can be of use. The area needs all the help it can get. Also keep an eye on the Abel Tasman Tree Collective facebook page to see when projects take place and many other interesting posts.

Does a canyon need flowing water?

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Noémie Castaing is an independent ICOpro CA3 canyoneer from France. She joined some of the Abel Tasman Canyons guides on a trip down Blue Creek in the Kahurangi National Park. Typically, when we think canyoning we think waterfalls, pools, jumps, slides etc. However, Blue Creek is unique in the sense that there is no flowing water in normal conditions. Does that make it less of a canyon? We think NOT! Have a read of Noémie’s well written blog, watch another one of Adri Paris‘ masterpiece videos, and decide for yourself.

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