Waikaia River Walk
Image: Shellie Evans | ©

Introduction

Waikaia Forest is a large island of beech forest, nestled in the mountain farmlands of northern Southland. Piano Flat, a grassy enclosure at the southern end, provides a picnic area, camping ground and several walking tracks.

Walking and tramping

Various: 30 min - 7 hr Advanced: Tramping track

Dog access

Dogs with a DOC permit only. Contact the relevant DOC office to obtain a permit.

Contacts

Murihiku / Invercargill Office
Phone:   +64 3 211 2400
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   invercargill@doc.govt.nz
Address:   7th Floor
CUE on Don
33 Don Street
Invercargill 9810
Postal Address:   PO Box 743
Invercargill 9840
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