Aerial view of Whangamarino Wetland
Image: DOC



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

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 bittern/matuku-hūrepo.

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.


Te Rapa Office
Phone:   0800 275 362
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   5 Northway St
Te Rapa
Hamilton 3200
Postal Address:   PO Box 20025
Te Rapa
Hamilton 3241
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