Canyoning around the world will give you a whole range of different experiences. Each nation has its own unique take on this crazy sport – from impressive canyoneering courses in the Utah wilderness to the warm jungle spots in the heart of the Costa Rican jungle. If you’re travelling, it’s also a great way to see a region from a different perspective, while getting a bit of a workout at the same time.
Whatever you’re looking for there’s a canyoning spot somewhere with your name on it, just waiting to be discovered. So pack up your canyoning gear, polish your gorge walking skills, and check out this guide to global canyoning spots and get planning your perfect overseas canyoning adventure.
The World’s Best Canyoning Spots: Wannaka, New Zealand
As the world capital of outdoor and adventure sports it’s no wonder that New Zealand has some of the best canyoning spots in the world. Even the top UK canyoning spots won’t prepare you for the fun you’re about to have here.
If you’re going canyoning in New Zealand, Wannaka is the place to head. Located on New Zealand’s South Island and surrounded by the impressive Southern Alps you’ll find all the gorge walking thrills you could wish for here from epic jumps and fun slides to massive waterfall abseils and some tight squeezes too.