Otaki Forks area
Image: Benhi Dixon | Creative Commons



Picnic at Boielle Flat, swim in the Waiotauru River, raft or kayak the Ōtaki River gorge, or enjoy short walks through Tararua Forest Park. Visitors can also see the steam-powered sawmill at Sheridan Creek, which operated from 1930 to 1938.

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The Otaki River Gorge is popular for rafting and kayaking. It is a grade 2 river. 


Whakatū / Nelson Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 546 9339
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   nelsonvc@doc.govt.nz
Address:   Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa
1/37 Halifax Street
Nelson 7010
Postal Address:   Private Bag 5
Nelson 7042
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