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AJ Hackett Bungy - The Nevis Catapult

Experience an adrenaline rush unlike any other as you are propelled into the air by the worlds biggest and most extreme catapult – the Nevis Catapult!


  • The World’s Biggest Catapult
  • Propelled 150m (492ft) across the Nevis Valley
  • Speeds of 100kph (62miles) in 1.5 seconds
  • 134m (524ft) high above the river

Calling all adrenaline junkies! This unique and thrilling experience is bucket list material - guaranteed to make your heart race and excitement levels peak!

The Nevis Catapult is the biggest and most extreme of its kind in the world.

As you walk onto the platform, the stunning Nevis Valley looms before you in all its glory. After a safety briefing by our experienced, professional team you will be geared up before being hitched and raised up almost horizontally.

For a moment, take a deep breath and mentally prepare yourself and then feel the rush as you are propelled 150m up and out across the Nevis Valley. You will reach speeds of almost 100 km an hour in 1.5 seconds flat, experiencing up to 3Gs of force!

The hair-raising drop is the ultimate thrill! Your blood will rush but once you come back you’ll be screaming for another hit.

Not for the faint-hearted, come and see for yourself why our team dub this the “Thriller”!

Adult/ Child $225.00
Nz Student $195.00

What's included

  • Catapult
  • Certificate
  • Authentic Catapult T-shirt
  • Return transport


  • Allow approximately 4 hours for the whole experience


  • Age: Min 13 yrs (Children 14 and under need to be accompanied by an adult).

    NZ Student : Valid NZ ID must be presented at check-in

    Weight: Min 45kg (99 lbs) - Max 127kg (279 lbs)

    Clothing Requirements: Please ensure you wear flat, secure and enclosed footwear. Please dress appropriately for the weather. In winter the Nevis can experience cooler conditions than in Queenstown.

    Medical Conditions: These are a case by case basis so please talk to the team if you have a medical condition. Pregnant women are unable to Catapult.

    Spectators: Spectator charge of $50 per person - this can be purchased upon checkout

    Location: The Nevis is on private land so our transport must be taken and is available from 'The Station Building', corner of Shotover & Camp Streets in the centre of Queenstown, bookings are essential

    Transport: Buses depart daily at 9.20am, 10.00am, 11.20am, 12.00pm, 12.40pm, 1.20pm, 2.00pm, 2.40pm. Check-in 30mins before departure

  • Cancellation Policy: We’ve made it easier for customers to cancel their bookings if they are feeling unwell, effective immediately.

    For existing bookings made prior to 18 March 2020; Cancellation less than 3 days in advance = Exchange your booking for a Gift Voucher valid for 12 months, this voucher is also transferable between friends and family.

    For new bookings made after 18 March 2020 our cancellation policy is; Cancellation more than 4 hours in advance = 100% refund, Cancellation less than 4 hours in advance = Non-refundable

    Note: This policy is valid until 31 March 2020 when it will be reviewed.

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Ashlin from New Zealand wrote on 05 February 2020

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Great day

We had a great day doing the catapult and bungy even though it was raining all day. The staff were super friendly and helpful and i would definitely do it again the next time im in Queenstown.

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Christina from Australia wrote on 22 January 2020

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Awesome experience

Was an awesome experience, highly recommend, great value and great day out... staff are amazing

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Tejasvi Singh from Australia wrote on 28 August 2019

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It was absolutely amazing!

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Lloyd from Australia wrote on 09 August 2019

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AJ Hackett

we had a awesome time with the canyon swing and catapult

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