Introduction

Walk within a flooded canyon to a shady picnic or fishing spot near Lake Aviemore in the Waitaki Valley.

Track overview

2 km

Walking and tramping

1 hr one way Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Description

The track sidles steep faces within a flooded canyon. Plants you may see include prostrate kōwhai, Sophora prostrata, which flowers in August/September, and two rare native brooms, Carmichaelia curta and Carmichaelia kirkii - both threatened species. The walk finishes at the river delta where a shady picnic or fishing spot can be found.

Deep Stream. Photo: Kiersten McKinley.
Walkers on Deep Stream Track

Getting there

Turn off SH83 at Aviemore Dam onto Te Akatarawa Road.

Know before you go

Map: NZTopo50 CA16 Otematata

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