Meet The Team


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Adrien Paris - Directors and Canyoning Level 2 NZOIA

Adrien, a Frenchie from Dijon, arrived in 2017 for a ‘visit’ that escalated into falling in love with the vast and unique canyons New Zealand has to offer, as well as a Kiwi woman, Aotearoa is now home.


For the past 10 years, his experience as a Canyoning Instructor has taken him to many places; Europe, Bali and beyond. Adrien has trained with the International Canyoning Organization (ICOpro) completing the Trainer Level Qualification, running training courses and teaching others the skills to learn his passion. His love for this outdoor activity has taken him on many expeditions and challenging canyons all around the world.


Adrien is a NZOIA (New Zealand Outdoor Instructors Association) Canyon Level 2 Instructor and volunteers' for CanyonSAR, a specialist canyon rescue group under LandSAR (Land Search and Rescue), covering the Tasman area. 


Camille, a local girl from the Nelson/Tasman region, built on her passion and sense of adventure entering the world of guiding canyoning 3 years ago.


She completed the ICOpro CA123 Training Course and is also a qualified Counsellor. Alongside Canyoning she owns her private business; 'Elevate Counselling and Wellbeing'. Her passion for the outdoors and adventure is leading her on a path towards working in Adventure Therapy, so watch this space!


Alongside her French husband Adrien and good friend Mark, Camille volunteers for CanyonSAR, a specialist canyon rescue group in the Nelson, Tasman area.

Camille Visser Paris - Canyoning Guide and Office Marketing
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 Mark, a Kiwi from Tauranga, has been guiding in tourism for over 10 years; starting as a cave guide in Waitomo and transitioning into a canyon guide in the Abel Tasman.


His passion for adventure has taken him on some pretty epic adventures across the globe and these days he gets his kicks from showing people through our amazing canyons here in New Zealand.


Mark also has his NZIOA Canyon level 1 instructor certification and is part of a specialist canyon rescue group CanyonSAR for LandSAR in the Tasman and Wellington areas, you certainly will be looked after.



Mark Caldwell - Directors and Canyoning Level 1 NZOIA