The company granted consent in December for a series of zip
lines and a bungy jump over the Ox Burn gorge in Glenorchy
has now applied to extend the length of the cable system.
Canyon Adventures Ltd has asked to vary a condition of its
resource consent to allow tension on the planned cabling to
''This will improve the overall design, safety, and integrity
of the structure of the TWCS (twin wire cable system),'' the
Instead of being ''taut'' across the gorge, the extension
would allow the southern portion of the fixed cable to
In 2012, the Otago Daily Times reported the activity
would involve a twin-cable system spanning 275m across the
gorge with the cables securely anchored 5m-10m into
The original application said the site was located off Rees
Valley Rd in a ''discreet, remote location'' and customers
would be transported by a minibus.
The Ox Burn was described as ''a steep rugged alpine gorge
system that descends in an east to west direction from the
peaks above to the valley floor below'' with substantial
patches of beech forest.
Thrillseekers would ride the zip line from one platform to
another, from where they would attach to a twin-wire cable
system and be pulled across to the bungy platform for a bungy
People could be brought straight on to the bungy platform in
a steel cage that would also run on the cable.
The companies office shows Christopher Russell, of Tauranga,
is the sole director and shareholder of Canyon Adventures