Ōpāwaho River Track

Follow the edge of the estuary past an important wildlife area to finish by Tunnel Road.

Ferrymead - opawaho trackStart: Ferrymead Park Drive near Ferrymead Golf

Finish: Tunnel Road

Distance: 1.5 km

Time: 20 minutes

Toilets: Off Ferrymead Park Drive, near the playing fields

Dogs: On leash only

Description:

This track follows the Ōpāwaho/Heathcote estuary edge through Ferrymead Park, passing an important wildlife area managed by Forest and Bird.

A flat and gentle walk, keep an eye out for the wetland birds that inhabit the area as you pass through.

Be sure to keep dogs on a lead while walking this track as playful dogs who chase birds can affect the bird's success in breeding and nutrition.

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