Aerial veiw of Whangamarino Wetland
Image: DOC

Introduction

This 7,000 ha mosaic of swamps, fens and peat bogs makes up the Whangamarino Wetland.

Highlights

Walk to the historically significant sites of Whangamarino Redoubt, Meremere Redoubt and Te Teoteo’s Pā. 

Find things to do and places to stay Whangamarino Wetland

The wetland is home to fernbirds/mātātā, spotless crake/puweto and Australasian bitten/matuku.

There are boat ramps on Island Block and Falls Roads if you want to get closer to the water and explore the wetland by kayak.

Contacts

Te Rapa Office
Phone:   +64 7 850 8378
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   waikato@doc.govt.nz
Address:   5 Northway St
Te Rapa
Hamilton 3200
Postal Address:   PO Box 20025
Te Rapa
Hamilton 3241
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