The Waitangitaona Wetland Walk is an easy walk through a regenerating kahikatea forest and flax wetland to a viewing platform with spectacular views of the Southern Alps, Kā Tiritiri o te Moana.

20 min Easiest: Easy access short walk Family Friendly, Short Walk (under 1 hour)

Waitangitaona Wetland Walk is best walked on a good day, when the viewing platforms provide visitors with spectacular views of the Southern Alps Kā Tiritiri o te Moana and the wider wetland area.


Getting there

From Whataroa, follow Whataroa Flat Road for approximately 9 km. Then turn left and follow a gravel road over the Waitangitaona River to the start of the track, opposite White Heron Tours Jetty.

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