Waitangitaona Wetland Walk
Easy access short walk
View from Waitangitaona Wetland The Waitangitaona Wetland Walk is an easy walk through a regenerating kahikatea forest and flax wetland.
On a good day viewing platforms provide visitors with spectacular views of the Southern Alps Kā Tiritiri o te Moana and the wider wetland area.
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.
Plan and prepare
- Check the current track conditions and weather forecasts at the Westland Tai Poutini National Park Visitor Centre and i-SITE before starting your trip.
- Always take warm and waterproof clothing as the weather can change rapidly.
- Carry drinking water, insect repellent and sun protection at all times.
- Dogs are not permitted on this track.