Agility Creek v3a2III*

32m
7-8hrs
Public access
Arthurs Pass area

Steep, vertical alpine descent, well worth the walk.

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.

Graham Stream v3a2III*

30m (2x35m)
7-8hr
Public access

A steep, vertical alpine descent using mostly natural anchors makes this a classic Arthur’s Pass canyon.

Freds Creek v4a2II*

30m
Unknown duration
Private land: Permission Required
Lake Brunner, Westland

Spray Creek v5a3IV*

100m (2x70m)
8h15m
Public access

The drawcard is two 100m+ waterfall sequences in a row. It has a good amount of water and gradient, and some great waterfalls.

Tri Falls Canyon v4a2III*

Highest drop 40m
5-6hrs
Public Access

Descent of a more open tributary of Woolshed Creek, with some nice raps, jumps and slides

Sylvia Falls v3a3I*

Highest drop  17m
1hr round trip
Public access

Very short, mostly horizontal gorge with a very beautiful final waterfall.

Three Fellahs Canyon v4a2III*

Highest drop 40m
Public access
6hrs

Generally open series of mid height abseils high in the canyon. Scrambly tramping in the lower section, then exit out lower Woolshed Creek.