Safety & Risk



I have read, understand and agree to the terms listed here:

  • Participation in canyoning activities involves a degree of risk and Adventure Group Limited (AGL) cannot absolutely guarantee participants.
  • I understand that this canyoning activity is operated in a dynamic environment where certain activities or events may result in injury.
  • Hazards exist, with associated risk – such as but not limited to:
    • Falls due to uneven terrain and/or wet & slippery surfaces.
    • Jumping or sliding from height into shallow, deep or fast-moving water.
    • Injuries associated with the use or unexpected failure of equipment, such as ropes, harnesses, ziplines or anchors.
    • Moving through natural environments where unexpected tree or rock falls are possible.
    • Unexpected sudden rise in river levels due to a weather event.
    • Travel on public roads carries a level of risk due to the potential of collisions or impacts.
  • I will follow the guide’s instructions and use the safety equipment.
  • Parents or guardians accompanying any person under 18 years of age must ensure that the underage person follows the guide’s.
  • I have disclosed any known medical, physical, or psychological conditions that may affect my participation in the activity, and believe I am suitable for this trip based on the information available to me.
  • I will advise staff of any medication needed and / or carried for me, or anyone in my guardianship.
  • I understand that under New Zealand law the accident compensation scheme provides only limited assistance to visitors to New Zealand who suffer personal injury. I acknowledge that AGL strongly recommends that all visitors to New Zealand should have full insurance covering any personal injury they might suffer, including medical treatment cover.
  • To the extent permitted by law, I release AGL, its staff & management, for any claim against loss or damage of personal possessions and / or injury, except where the provisions of the Accident Compensation Act (2001) apply.
  • AGL reserves the right to cancel or modify any trip, or to refuse to carry any person for safety or operational reasons.
  • Photographs and video taken during your trip may be used by AGL for promotional purposes.
  • Minimum ages:
    • Queenstown Half Day 12 Years
    • Routeburn Full Day 15 years
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