Rock bivouacs

Turners Biv

These bivvy rocks were discovered by Samuel Turner in about 1920. The rocks are located on a tussock terrace above ...   More ▶︎
ABC Cave

ABC Cave

Fitted out with a sleeping platform, this cave is named after Al, Bruce, and Colin, three young men from Dunedin. ...   More ▶︎
Worsley Rock Biv

Worsley Rock Biv

Large flat dry rock biv in the northern head of the Wild Natives, 10-15 minutes from the Wosley Pass. A ...   More ▶︎
Rock of Ages Bivouac

Rock of Ages Bivouac

An overhang above the Kitchener River and Aspiring Flats, near the Matukituki East Branch. Room to sleep 10, although exposed ...   More ▶︎

Scotts Rock Biv

Located at the head of the Matukituki River West Branch, beyond Pearl Flat. The biv is 500m upstream of the upper ...   More ▶︎
Earnslaw Burn Rock Bivvy

Earnslaw Burn Rock Bivvy

This is an alternative bivvy to the one shown on topo maps. This bivvy is about 20 minutes upstream from ...   More ▶︎
Smart Creek Rock Bivvy, Hohonu Range

Smart Creek Rock Bivvy, Hohonu Range

A large rock in the head basin of Smart Creek. An historic bivvy that has been used since the 1890's. ...   More ▶︎
Hobbs Bivvy, Route Burn North Branch

Hobbs Bivvy, Route Burn North Branch

A dry and sheltered bivvy underneath a giant boulder in the North Branch of the Route Burn. Sleeps 4 or ...   More ▶︎
Valley of the Trolls Rock bivvy

Valley of the Trolls Rock bivvy

Rock bivvy formed by an overhanging cliff. Probably enough room for about a dozen people but the northern end is ...   More ▶︎

Richardson Rock Biv

Located at the foot of Richardson Glacier on the Hopkins River. A number of rocks provide single-occupancy holes.   More ▶︎

Harpers Rock Biv

Located on a broad shelf of moraine above Douglas Lake. The biv is located near the edge of the shelf, ...   More ▶︎

Arawhata Rock Biv

Rock bivouac in the upper Arawhata River.   More ▶︎

Pawnbroker Rock

This bivvy was found by Paul Powell, and named after the arrangement of tussocks growing on the rock. The bivvy ...   More ▶︎
North Ruth Flat Rock Bivvy

North Ruth Flat Rock Bivvy

Good rock bivvy formed by an overhanging rock cliff located north of Ruth Flat in the East Matukituki. On topo ...   More ▶︎
North Route Burn Rock bivvy

North Route Burn Rock bivvy

2 person biv rumoured to be 500m from the Routeburn Track in the North Branch of the Route Burn on ...   More ▶︎
Ballroom Overhang

Ballroom Overhang

The Ballroom is an overhanging cliff, carved by a past bend of the Fox River into a a broad curve. ...   More ▶︎
Rubicon Rock Biv

Rubicon Rock Biv

Located on a terrace above the fork of Rubicon Torrent with the Landsborough River. The biv has been enclosed by ...   More ▶︎

Welcome Flat Rock Biv

Substantial rock overhang very near both the Welcome Flat Hut and hot pools.   More ▶︎

Gill's Biv

A large rock dropped of the Darran Range, located at the head of Lake Adelaide. Mike Gill identified the biv ...   More ▶︎

Forgotten River Rock Biv

Located above the basin at the head of the Forgotten River, west of Forgotten River Col. The biv offers a ...   More ▶︎

Tunnel Creek Rock Biv

A substantial slab of overhanging rock at about the tree line, on the spur west of the Buttress and Mount ...   More ▶︎

Marks Flat Rock Biv

Marks Flat is a wide basin beneath Mount Hooker. It is strewn with boulders, one of which affords shelter.   More ▶︎

Phil's Biv

Rock biv high above the head of lake Adelaide, beneath Marian Peak. Several rocks provide rooms with benches. Note: Approximate ...   More ▶︎

Cave Camp

Located on the Whitcombe Track, on river flats just beneath the confluence with the Wilkinson River. The biv affords a ...   More ▶︎

Bevernage Biv

Small overhangs that are reportedly next to useless. Located on Seddon Creek near an ice lake below Mount Evans. A ...   More ▶︎

Middle Head Basin Rock Biv

Located next to a track from Middle Head Hut to Middle Head Basin. The biv is redundant as the hut ...   More ▶︎