Castle Hill

Castle Hill

Rock Climbing



24 Rankers Reviews

21 Face-to-Face

1 Arthur's Pass




Feature Value Info


South IslandCanterburyArthur's Pass


  • Climbing
  • Free


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Raphaele's avatar


Ranking: 10/10

Well worth a stop eben if you aren't into bouldering/rock climbing. Exploring the unique landscape was great fun. The big boulders are only 5 min from the parking lot but you can easily spend an hour walking around and through them.

Reviewed over 1 year ago

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Jozef Pinkerton


Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful walk through unique rock formations. Great views!

Reviewed over 2 years ago

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Jessica Pein


Ranking: 10/10

A paradise for boulder sport/rock climbing fans. Everyone will find something here. Especially a mantle.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Austin Jurgensmeyer

United States

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful setting and amazing rock climbing. Worth the trip.

Reviewed almost 3 years ago and experienced in October 2016

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Connor Hormell

United States

Ranking: 10/10

This place is a must stop. If you like exploring and rock climbing, it is the spot to be. Could have spent all day there, so plan on at least a couple of hours to really enjoy it.

Reviewed about 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Jared and Evi


Ranking: 9/10

Massive boulders bordering a pretty large area. Can easily spend an afternoon or more here. Pictures do not do them justice, much larger in person.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Ross Clark


Ranking: 9/10

This was a great ramble through spectacular features and allowed us to chose how long we spent there. Movie set material.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in February 2016

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Pierre Mattes


Ranking: 8/10

Incredible rock and limestone. Really nice. Great landscape.

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in January 2016

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Mathieu Brun


Ranking: 10/10

Amazing rocks to walk, climb or just lay down on the grass to enjoy the view. A real New Zealand must do!

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in November 2015

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Nicole and Elliott


Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful views of the mountains. Fun to climb around the rocks. The best, not many tourists! Pretty much had the place to ourselves. Really interesting rock formations.

Reviewed about 4 years ago and experienced in December 2015

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Maria Schober


Ranking: 10/10

Adventure for free.

Reviewed over 4 years ago and experienced in February 2015

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Antoine Vernay


Ranking: 10/10

Climbing experience if you do not have any gear in a friendly atmosphere.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago and experienced in November 2014

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Matthias Thorn


Ranking: 8/10

Walk around through the rocks. The formations look different when you change the perspective. Take your time and climb some of the rocks to view even better.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in January 2015