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.

Kaumira Canyon v3a3II**

20m
3hrs
Public access

One of the classic beginner canyons of the Canterbury region. Some nice short/medium pitches, big pools and jumps.

Birch Creek v4a4IV**

17m
11-12hrs
Public access

Wilderness adventure canyon, medium gradient, with a little bit of everything. Normally done with a base camp in the Lower Landsborough Valley.

Raven Canyon v5a2IV**

110m (3x60m)
8.5hrs
Public access

An adventure canyon; multiple rappels, handlines and downclimbs often back to back. Relatively open, steep stream.

College Canyon v3a3III**

30m
Heli access to Forbes Hut
Public land

Plenty of jumps and fun abseils make it a little gem worth getting into and a 5 min walk from the exit of the canyon to Forbes hut make it all to easy.

Waterfall Creek v4a4III**

30m
6-8hrs
Public access: Courtesy call to guiding company requested.

More open, granite slab canyon, with lots of technical downclimbing and some excellent slides up to 17m.

Lower Wakamarina Gorge v1a4I**

No rappels: float trip
1.5hrs
Public access

Medium Volume float trip with lots of jumping opportunities, usually combined with Doom Creek.