The Worlds Highest Cliff Jump

High Shot

Combine the Shotover Canyon Swing with a spectacular helicopter flight through the Shotover Canyon, then you’ll be dropped off to raft down the white waters of the Shotover River.

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Canyon Swing, Heli, Challenge Rafting, Queenstown New Zealand

How The Trip Works

This is pretty much a full day event, and can be done in either order, or on separate days if you wish.  For the first part of the day a helicopter will take you for a 8-10 minute scenic ride through the Shotover Canyon, then you’ll meet up with your rafting guides to raft the rapids of the Shotover River, allow 4-5 hours, departs 8am, 10am, 1pm or 3pm.  The second part is the mighty Shotover Canyon Swing, allow 2.5 hours, departs hourly from 8.30am.

Ticket Collection

  • Check in at the Shotover Canyon Swing Shop, 34 Shotover Street (map), check in times will be stated on booking confirmation
  • Please bring your credit card for signature verification and to collect your ticket
  • Your check in times and pick up points will be given
  • All transport to and from the town centre is included.

Booking Information

  • The Shotover Canyon Swing booking will be instantly confirmed
  • Rafting and Heli will be confirmed via email within 24 hours, please feel free to contact us if you have not heard from us within this timeframe
  • 24 hour cancellation policy applies.  A full refund will be given with at least 24 hours notice prior to your first check in time. No refunds/changes/transfers with less than 24 hours notice
  • If you do not show up for any of your booked activities, no refunds will be issued
  • Should any portion of your combo be cancelled by the operator, only this portion of the combo will be refunded
  • Not all activities are weather dependent, if in doubt please contact us for clarification

What To Bring

  • Closed toe footwear – sneakers, trainers etc
  • Appropriate clothing for the outdoors and all weather conditions
  • In winter a jacket, hat and gloves are strongly recommended
  • Swim wear and towel (lockers are available)

Shotover Canyon Swing Restrictions

  • Maximum weight for solo jumps is 160kgs
  • Maximum combined weight for tandem jumps is 180kgs
  • Minimum age is 10 years, for safety ID may required
  • Parental/guardian consent required for those under 16 years.

Rafting Restrictions

  • Minimum age 13 years
  • Weigh between 40-120kgs
  • Under 18s – guardian conditions apply
  • Clients must be able to swim and be water confident
  • Heart conditions must be declared.