Omoeroa Bluff and Waiho Beach
Image: Andris Apse | ©



Fed by two lagoons and the Waiho River, this marine reserve forms a protective buffer for these waterways and wetlands. It lies alongside parts of Westland Tai Poutini National Park and Te Wāhipounamu South West New Zealand World Heritage Area.
Protect our marine reserves
  • No fishing of any kind.
  • Don't take or kill marine life.
  • Don't remove or disturb any marine life or materials.
  • Don't feed fish - it disturbs their natural behaviour.
  • Take care when anchoring to avoid damaging the sea floor.


Westland Tai Poutini National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 752 0360
Address 69 Cron Street
Franz Josef Glacier 7856
Hours See visitor centre hours
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