Introduction

Two loop tracks and a wonderful viewing hide have been built so you get up close and personal with the wetland.

Track overview

4.4 km loop

Walking and tramping

1 hr 15 min Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track

Description

Kaituna wetland. Photo: Andrew Baucke.
Kaituna wetland

Access the Kaituna Wetland is off either Te Tumu or Kaituna Road just outside Te Puke. The walk meanders through the wetland for just over 6 km. Along the walk you can see interpretation panels which have interesting facts and information about the Lower Kaituna Wildlife Management Reserve.

The wetland has an abundant supply of waterfowl.

Getting there

The Kaituna Wetland Loop Track is located within the Lower Kaituna Wildlife Management Reserve, northeast of Te Puke in the Western Bay of Plenty.

Know before you go

Hunters occupy the area for the hunting season, from the first weekend in May until the end of June.

Contacts

Tauranga Office
Phone:      +64 7 578 7677
Email:   taurangainfo@doc.govt.nz
Full office details
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