Raving Torrent v4a4V*

Public access

3hrs in, a number of slides and jumps, and a bigwater swim exit.

Bridges Creek v5a4V*

Private land: permission required

Inconsistent canyon, but with a couple of cool features.

Lake Creek v5a4V*

Private land: permission required

A hard approach to a canyon which isn’t as good as it looks from the road, but still worth doing.

Thigh Burn v4a2III*

Whole day
Public access

Long, steep scrubby approach to a steep, low flow stream with an enclosed section at the end.

Green Gully Creek v4a3III**

A whole day, including 4WD approach
Private land: permission required

Beautiful 4WD approach, a thick scrub bash approach and a great, consistent canyon. Lots of medium jumps and slide and good absiels.

Imp Grotto v4a3II***

40m (2x45m)
2.5 hrs
Public access

Imp Grotto is a very short, but spectacular canyon, with a little bit of everything. The access is quick and easy, providing excellent rewards for minimal effort.

Cross Creek v3a2II***

Highest Drop 22m (2x25m)
1-4 hrs
Public Access. 

One of the most fun canyons in NZ.  Beautiful slides, jumps and rappels in very cold water.

Zig Zag Creek v4a3III**

55m (2x60m)
6-8 hrs
Public Access

Steeper, more open schist canyon, with 14 drops and a few jumps.

Robinson Creek v4a3II***

25m (2x30m)
2.5-3 hrs
Public access

A relatively short canyon, with a more open upper section with pools, jumps and swims. Then the canyon closes in for several drops, including a very impressive pitch into a giant cavern.

Allez Canyon v4a2IV***

Private land: Permission required.

Heli-access to a very steep and committing canyon, with about 16 pitches.