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High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures

207 Katoomba St | inside the Blue Mountains YHA, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia
+61 47826224
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Amazing Canyon and Abseiling trip!!!

I booked this for my girlfriend and myself as we had never done anything like this before. Richard... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
davidburgessphot2017
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Sydney, Australia
Small Group Sizes and Multiple Abseils

We had a group of 6 in the morning and then just my friend and I in the afternoon. This was great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Koby S
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High and Wild Mountain Adventures has been operating since 1989. We offer Abseiling, Rock Climbing, Canyoning and Bush Survival courses. We cater for beginners through to experienced outdoor adventurers and hold all of the relevant qualifications and licenses to operate these activities.
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207 Katoomba St | inside the Blue Mountains YHA, Katoomba, New South Wales 2780, Australia

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I booked this for my girlfriend and myself as we had never done anything like this before. Richard was a brilliant guide and had a heap of knowledgeable about the local animals and plants in the area. He was very patient with us and we...More

Thank davidburgessphot2017
Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi davidburgessphot2017 Thank you so much for that lovely review, we really appreciate it. I will pass on your comments to Richard. Thanks again Aidan

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a group of 6 in the morning and then just my friend and I in the afternoon. This was great as we could abseil as many times as we liked. Our guide Tim was patient and extremely informative after living in the area...More

1  Thank Koby S
Aidan m, Manager at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Koby S, Thanks so much for that feed back. I will pass your kind words on to Tim. If you ever want to do anything in the future there is a return customer discount on both trips and gift vouchers. Thanks again Aidan

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We did the Juggler Canyon with High 'n Wild. On the day there were three on us joining the tour with one guide (Dave). The tour itself was split into two parts; the first a set of abseils, with stunning views, to train the group...More

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Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Hi Jonathan466, Thanks for taking the time to review your High 'n Wild experience. So great to hear that you had fantastic time with us. We pride ourselves on creating a unique experience for all our customers. I'll pass on your great feedback to our...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

Darren and our guide, Tim, hooked us up with an incredible abseiling trip with unbelievable views! Tim was clearly very experienced, and happy to answer my 10 million questions. I felt very comfortable with him as our guide. We had lots of laughs and great...More

Thank Matt B
Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hi Matt B, Thanks for the great review. So Glad you enjoyed abseiling with us in the Blue Mountains. If you decide to come back and do that full day trip I would recommend Empress canyon. Kind Regards Aidan

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Great staff, great location, overall it was an amazing time and I'd suggest it to everyone. I'd happily do it again

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Reviewed 26 July 2017

We went abseiling with High n Wild. An amazing experience with beautiful views. Professional instructor.

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Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hi kvieperen, Thanks for the review, we really appreciate it. As the old circus ring master used to say "tell all your friends" "tell all your friends" Kind Regards Aidan

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

As the reviewer, I have to declare that I did not participate on this adventure, my wife and daughter did. So I am writing this review on their behalf. An early start greeted the adventurers and Aiden provided a reasonable overview of the day ahead,...More

1  Thank Antony B
Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

We are sorry to hear that you did not have a good time. Our apologies for the van breaking down. I would like to say we did get another van to the group within 15 minutes. We did discuss the difficulty of the trip with...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017

We booked an canyoning tour in May 2017. The booking was very uncomplicated over the phone a day prior to the trip. The office can easily be reached by train from Sydney Central. When we arrived at the office we were lucky to be the...More

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Aidan m, Owner at High 'n Wild Mountain Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hi dragan_kovacevic, Really appreciate such a comprehensive review. The summer season starts in about 3 weeks if you're around for some wet canyons. Thanks Again Aidan

Reviewed 1 May 2017

We had 5 in our group with all of us in our late 50's. 2 of us had never abseiled before and the other 3 haven't done it for quite some years. We had the best 2 guides you could ask for, very patient and...More

1  Thank Kerry P
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Great people, place and tour. Adrian, Dave and Mike are great communicators, organised, knowledgeable and knew how to put the entire group at ease. Will be recommending them to all I know.

Thank Fred B
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Steve M
4 December 2016|
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Response from Aidan m | Property representative |
Thanks for you enquiry. We have a minimum age of 14 for canyoning due to the cold. However if your kids are big for their age and you come before end of February it may be possible. Please call us on (02) 4782 6224 to... More
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Lycra20
4 October 2016|
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Response from FryMy |
My partner and I went on a trip a while back with 'HnW' and we are flabbergasted that they've got 81 'excellent' ratings from reviewers with so few reviews (agree - looks highly suspicious). Our experience certainly was NOT... More
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Denese R
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Response from Dan G | Reviewed this property |
I'm fairly unfit, used to smoke and managed to do it. You will be exhausted at the end of the day but totally worth it!!
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