Hollyford / Moraine Creek

Info

Class: 
IV
Portage?: 
No
Level: 
Running clean
Gauge: 

Visual

Gradient: 
40.0m/km
Length: 
0.5km
Time: 
2 minutes
Put in: 
At the to of the rapid.
Take out: 
At the bottom of the rapid
Shuttle: 
Walk
Maps: 
NZ Topo D41
Character: 
Fun
Hot tip: 
Do it a few times, get some photos
The Moraine Creek rapid is a 500m long class IV boulder garden at the end of the Gunn's Camp run. It drops 20m through this length and is fun if you want to add some more excitement to your Milford journeys.

To get to the rapid; from the Milford road turn off to the Hollyford Valley. Drive about 15km of gravel road to the rapid, visible from the road.


History: 
Credits: 
Graham Charles
NZ Whitewater 4th Edition 2006: 
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