A number of quite impressive canyons are to be found on the plateau north of Newnes and on Island Mountain to the south of Newnes.
Amongst the best of these include Newnes Canyon (also known as
Starlight Canyon) which features a long section (300m) of dark tunnel
(The Amazing Wallaby Tunnel) and the nearby Devil's Pinch and
Above - Looking down the main abseil
Above - this canyon has one abseil - into the start of a long tunnel
section. Glow worms are often seen in the tunnel (The "Amazing Wallaby
Above - there are many lesser known canyons in the Newnes area. This
is one that is often visited by bushwalkers.