Ore Stream v4a5IV***

31m (2x60m)
5-6hr
Public access

One of the highest flow canyons in the Haast pass area. Steep, rough, technical, dangerous and beautiful.

Mathers Creek v4a4III***

28m
6-7hrs
Public access

Plenty of variety: high jumps, low technical jumps, perfect slides, back to back absiels and beautiful narrows.

Cross Creek v3a2II***

Highest Drop 22m (2x25m)
1-4 hrs
Public Access. 

One of the most fun canyons in NZ.  Beautiful slides, jumps and rappels in very cold water.

Zig Zag Creek v4a3III**

55m (2x60m)
6-8 hrs
Public Access

Steeper, more open schist canyon, with 14 drops and a few jumps.

Robinson Creek v4a3II***

25m (2x30m)
2.5-3 hrs
Public access

A relatively short canyon, with a more open upper section with pools, jumps and swims. Then the canyon closes in for several drops, including a very impressive pitch into a giant cavern.

Wilson Creek v4a4IV***

17m   (2x40m)
4-8 hrs
Public access

Very deep schist slot canyon with many beautiful turquoise pools and significant flow. A serious undertaking in anything but very low water conditions.

Upper Robinson Creek v3a2IV*

Highest drop 25m Public access 7-8hrs An adventure into the headwaters of the classic Robinson Creek Canyon. 7-8hrs is through to the start of the classic lower section;  Robinson Creek v4a3II*** Download the descent notes and draft topo by Annette Philips for Upper Robinson Creek

Blue River v4a5III*

There is more information on this canyon available, but I’ve not had time to process it. This page is a ‘place holder’ designed to indicate the canyon has been descended. More info will be posted once I get round to it! Happy Canyoning! Chucky

Gangers Creek v3a2II*

There is more information on this canyon available, but I’ve not had time to process it. This page is a ‘place holder’ designed to indicate the canyon has been descended. More info will be posted once I get round to it! Happy Canyoning! Chucky

Pyke Creek v3a4III*

This is the Pyke Creek located in the upper Haast Valley, draining the Brewster Glacier, by the popular Brewster Hut track.  First descent 2004, by Alain Rohr and friend Andrea. Alain reported “v3a3III*, approximately 3 absiels to 25m” and “A lot of boulders before the last absiel, in a nice small gorge. Nice entrance”.   In…

Crack Jump Creek

There is more information on this canyon available, but I’ve not had time to process it. This page is a ‘place holder’ designed to indicate the canyon has been descended. More info will be posted once I get round to it! Happy Canyoning! Chucky