Cupola Creek v4a5IV***

15m (2×20 & throwbag)
12.5hrs
Public access
Travers Valley, Nelson Lakes NP

Magnificent slot canyon with bullet hard rock.

Tiny T Canyon v4a2II

47m (2×60)
3h45m
Public access
Arthurs Pass

Low flow side canyon from Temple Basin

HydroPhobia v4a2III**

26m (1x60m)
7hrs
Public Access
Kauaeranga Valley, Coromandel

Steep and slotty canyon with medium length abseils

Paton Stream v3a2IV

50m
7hrs
Private access
Tairua Valley, Coromandel Range

An old dam site and one decent 50m pitch with a great view

Agility Creek v3a2III*

32m
7-8hrs
Public access
Arthurs Pass area

Steep, vertical alpine descent, well worth the walk.

Minga River v2a3III**

4m
4hrs
Public access
Arthurs Pass

Float, swim, jump and hike in a nicely slotted river gorge. Only one compulsory ‘drop’.

Bealey Chasm v2a4I*

Public access

Blue pools, slides and jumps in among big rocks in this gorge. A PFD for the swims plus a short rope to aid downclimbing.

Lagoon canyon v4a2IV*

Public access
Steep, low volume, alpine canyon, Gorge walk finish
Waimakariri Valley