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Your contact at Rakatu Wetlands: Jan Riddell
Contact number: +64 032159117
Alternative contact number: +64

Directions: Located on the Tuatapere - Blackmount Road (Southern Scenic Route), 45 - 60 minutes travelling time from Tuatapere, or 15 minutes from Manapouri.

Website: www. waiautrust.org.nz

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Rakatu Wetlands

The Rakatu Wetlands are located in the Waiau River valley along the Southern Scenic Route, between Tuatapere and Manapouri. These restored wetlands provide an opportunity to view wildlife and to learn about NZ's fisheries. Take some time and explore the wetlands using the extensive network of walking tracks and see a restoration project in action. Access is free. Enjoy.

Bird watching
Access to Waiau River for angling

These are the businesses and places of interest that Rakatu Wetlands supports or are happy to affiliate themselves with (shown with blue markers):

- Aparima Pestbusters. The Return of the Birds Project (center the map)
- Coastal walk to Riverton Rocks and Howell’s Point. (center the map)
- The Back Beach & the Rocks 'Wetland' Oxidation Ponds Walk (center the map)
- Tours at Clifden Bridge (center the map)
- Monkey Island (center the map)
- Lake Hauroko bush walk (center the map)



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