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Christmas sale

From now until 10 December, the Canyoning in NZ Guidebook is reduced to $40 plus postage! Order one now! Cut off dates for orders arriving by Christmas are: New Zealand 10 December Rest of the world, 1st December  

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Whataroa Falls Canyon v4a3I*

Highest drop 40m Public access 5hrs A short and sweet canyoning trip 40 minutes from Tauranga. Low commitment trip great for less experienced canyoneers with good off-track navigation skills. Download the topo for Whataroa Falls Canyon  

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Barrack Creek v4a3III

This is a placeholder post. There’s more information available on page 288 of the Canyoning in NZ guidebook 

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Holts Creek v4a4IV**

Highest drop 40m 11-12hrs Public Access Holts Creek is a big day in a remote alpine canyon. It is bolted but come with natural anchor rigging materials. The upper canyon starts with pool drop waterfalls. The only escape is a … Continue reading

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Major Mayhem Canyon v5a3IV***

Highest drop 95m (60+35 pitches) Public access 5-14hrs (Depending if you start at the middle or the top) Big, exposed waterfalls in the upper section, with a relentless narrow slot canyon below. Lots of delicate logjams! Download the topo for Major … Continue reading

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