Ōkārito Wetland Walk

Westland / Tai Poutini National Park

  • 20 min return by the same track
  • Easy

Short walk to a view over a wetland near Ōkārito lagoon.

Ōkārito Wetland • By Matthew. Licence: C.
Key information
Walking time
20 min
Distance
1.0km
Type
Return by the same track
Return by the same track
Grade
Easy
Bookings
No bookings — open access
No — open access
Find it
Starts
Car park next to Ōkārito school house
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Maps
NZTopo50-BW15
Altitude
10m – 40m
Altitude change 30m
More information

From the car park, a boardwalk leads across a wetland of wire rush. Listen for fernbirds here. Manuka bushes edge forest. The track climbs gently behind them to a low viewpoint over the wetland. From here, longer tracks continue on to the trig and to Three Mile Lagoon.

 

Map
ID 8540

About this track

Added 6 April 2013 by MatthewMatthew. 2 revisions, most recently 15 April 2013 by MatthewMatthew.
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