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Canyoning Top of the South

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Canyoning Top of the South

Epic things happen when the Abel Tasman Canyons team gets let loose for adventures on a day off. This time around we headed to Peak Creek in the Nelson Lakes National Park. Peak Creek is the test piece for canyoning in Te Tau Ihu, the Top of the South.

The video below is another masterpiece by Adrien Paris. He creates amazing footage and videos, on this one he went all out and turned it into an epic music video. TURN UP THE VOLUME!

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Freestyle canyoning New Zealand

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CHECK OUT OUR VERY OWN ACTION HEROES – PLAY WITH GRAVITY – FREESTYLE CANYONING NEW ZEALAND

When you get to hang out in the canyon every day you get plenty of opportunity to practice some slick moves and stylish jumps. Over the season our guides end up mastering some impressive tricks and jumps. During lock-down Adrien has gone through some past footage and put together this epic action movie. The video does not only feature guides from this season, if you look closely you might also spot some guides from earlier seasons. This is freestyle canyoning in New Zealand. Warren Verboom eat your heart out.

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Happy Valentine’s Newsletter

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Happy Valentine’s Canyoners,

We are now mid-summer and we figured it was about time for another newsletter to let everyone know what we have been up to.

We have been super fortunate with the stable weather, which has made it possible for us to run trips every single day for the last 2 months and despite there not having been any rain, Torrent River has maintained its nice and juicy flow. That said, the region is in desperate need for some significant rain. So here is hoping there will be some rain soon.

With Valentine’s day coming up we thought this would be a nice moment to thank you for all the Aroha we have received over the last few months, without you (keen participants, local operators, agents, friends and family) we could not do what we do.

With another 3 months of the season to go we look forward to seeing you in the canyon some time soon!

Click HERE to read our Newsletter and see what’s been happening here Abel Tasman Canyons.

Abel Tasman Canyons Christmas Party

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We spent an evening together with Waka Abel Tasman for our Christmas get-together. A big thank you to Lee-Anne & Todd for an amazing evening on-board Takirau! What an awesome experience and such a great way to celebrate having our Abel Tasman Canyons whānau altogether for the first time!

Click the image below to watch a video of our evening together.

Merry Christmas 2019 Newsletter

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Merry Christmas Everyone! This is our first newsletter of the 2019/2020 season and boy have we got lots of news to share with you.

We are stoked and extremely grateful to have had many staff members return for another season. On top of this we have been lucky to bring in Chris, who owns his own canyoning business in the Northern Hemisphere. Having such a well-experienced/senior team has allowed us to take on two super keen assistant instructors who we have sourced from the local area. Zeb grew up in the Golden Bay and has just finished his Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Guiding at Tai Poutini Polytechnic. Danelle grew up in Nelson and has started her canyoning career in Australia, only to come home and realise how good the canyons are in her own backyard. Take a look at this video to meet the whole crew.

Click HERE to read our Newsletter and see what’s been happening here Abel Tasman Canyons.

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.

 

 

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!

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.