Castle River (Southland)

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For two other Castle Rivers in New Zealand, see Castle River.
Castle River
Origin Barrier Peak
Mouth Worsley Stream
Basin countries New Zealand
Length 13 kilometres (8.1 mi)
Source elevation 890 metres (2,920 ft)
Mouth elevation 235 metres (771 ft)

The Castle River is a river in Fiordland National Park in the Southland Region of New Zealand. It rises on the slopes of Barrier Peak and flows southeast in a steep-walled valley running parallel to the Clinton Canyon before turning south. It is a tributary of Worsley Stream which empties into the Worsley Arm of Lake Te Anau.[1]


  1. ^ New Zealand 1:50000 Topographic Map Series sheet CB08 – Homer Saddle

Coordinates: 44°55′7″S 167°46′57″E / 44.91861°S 167.78250°E / -44.91861; 167.78250