Butterfields Wetlands Walk
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Cross a swing bridge over the Hāwea River for a pleasant loop walk around a spring fed wetland and picturesque views of the surrounding peaks.
  • You can bike the track and take your dog.
  • Enjoy 360 views of the surrounding mountains.
  • See aquatic and unique wildlife.

Get ready

Download the Butterfields Wetlands adventure map (PDF, 3,146K) and check out what you can do.

Go and explore

Look out for the Guardian Post when you get there. On it you'll find a special code word - write it down.

Getting there: From SH6 north of the Albert Town bridge, turn right onto the unsealed road through the campground. The walk is accessed after crossing the Hāwea River swing bridge.. 

Claim your reward

Tell us the Butterfields Wetlands code word to receive a Kiwi Guardians certificate and medal for this adventure.

Put the medal on your back pack or pencil case to show everyone the adventure you've had.

Each Kiwi Guardians place has a different medal - see how many you can collect.

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