HydroPhobia v4a2III**

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

Steep and slotty canyon with medium length abseils

Minga River v2a3III**

4m
4hrs
Public access
Arthurs Pass

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

Pudding Hill Stream v4a3IV**

Public access
Steep alpine headwaters, bedrock main gorge, tough walk out!
10hrs round trip
Mt Hutt, Canterbury

Hester Pinney Waterfall v3a5IV**

26m
8-10h
Public access

Highlights are the enchained potholes with technical jumping. A slightly longer approach to a long, varied and low-flow canyon with scenic views towards Mt Aspiring.

Mathews Stream v6a4V**

45m (2×50)
14hrs
Public Access

Very long, steep, committing mountain stream with some nice narrows. A significant undertaking.

Woolshed Creek v3a3III**

15m
5hrs
Public access

A relatively benign sustained aquatic slot with a few nice short rappels and a couple of fun slides and jumps.

Holts Creek v4a4IV**

40m
11-12hrs

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 scree mid-canyon before giving way to enclosed steep walls. On the way down make sure to look back up the canyon at the spectacular series of waterfalls.

California Dreaming v4a2II**

40m
3hrs
Private land: access permission required.

A very pretty, low flow granite canyon with some stunning big rappels. A great beginners/intermediate half day out. Can be combined with neighbouring Fred’s canyon.

Surly Creek v4a3III**

30m
Adventure canyon
Public access

Pretty good trip but quite a bit of down climbing and boulder hopping.

Sawyer Stream v4a3II**

42m
3hrs
Public access

Short, steep and sustained set of waterfalls through a solid sculpted greywacke.