Tag Archives: Tararuas

Ohau Gorge (~v1a3)

Appears to be a short float trip in the Tararua’s..   Appears to be little in the way of rapids or technical sections, so probably just a3. More info on a DOC website; http://blog.doc.govt.nz/tag/ohau-gorge/

Posted in Beta-less Canyons | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Ruamahanga Lower Gorge v1a4III*

No absiels, Float trip (tyre tubes requried) 5hrs Public Access Medium volume float trip through a beautiful gorge. Download beta sheet for Lower Ruamahanga Gorge    

Posted in 1 Star Canyons | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Atiwhakatu Gorge v1a3II*

No ropework Public access 2-3hrs A short, non-technical gorge trip. An excellent introduction to Gorge travel. Download Canyontopo for Atiwhakatu Gorge, Tararua FP  

Posted in 1 Star Canyons | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Belmont Trig Stream

Perhaps suitable as a introductory ‘waterfall tramping trip’ A couple of marked falls in a very small stream. Public access, perhaps a little gorse/scrub to negotiate… Download research sheet for Belmont Trig Stream

Posted in Potential Canyons | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Phillips Stream v3a2IV*

Highest drop 25m 10hrs Public Access Information courtesy of Hayden Richards: More of a rough off track walk than a true canyoning trip, Phillips stream requires a lot of access for not much canyoning. However, it would be worthwhile for … Continue reading

Posted in 1 Star Canyons | Tagged , | Leave a comment