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Abel Tasman Canyons is looking for staff for the 2017-2018 season.

We have the following positions starting in October and November:

Assistant Canyoning Guide
Level 1 Canyoning Guide
Level 2 Canyoning Guide
Full time office staff


At Abel Tasman Canyons we are passionate about canyoning and blowing peoples’ minds with an unforgettable experience. We need people who share that enthusiasm with us and who are willing to go the extra mile to make it happen.

Applications by email at with cover letter, CV and relevant logbooks (rock, water, ropes) by Friday the 15th of September. Only complete applications will be considered.

Before applying for a guiding job you must be able to tick most of these boxes:

  • Plenty of personal and professional canyoning experience
  • Preferably NZOIA Canyon 1 qualified (or overseas equivalent)
  • Current Outdoor First Aid certificate, or higher
  • Clean NZ drivers license (P-endorsement is a BIG bonus)
  • Great communication skills
  • Good sense of humor
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Honest, trustworthy and reliable
  • Strong work ethics

For a position in the office you must be able to tick most of these boxes:

  • Previous experience in managing bookings and marketing
  • Great communication skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Great computer skills
  • Good sense of humor
  • Honest, trustworthy and reliable

You must be entitled to work in New Zealand to apply for a position.