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Travis Wetland

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Travis Road | Burwood, Christchurch 8006, New Zealand
+64 3-382 1678
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Lovely walk

This is a lovely wetland area and on a nice day it's s brilliant place to wander in the sun and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hamilton, New Zealand
via mobile
Travis wetland birds

Wonderful 6km loop walk. Swamp had a great raised dry path. Lots of variety of birds. This time of... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
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Travis Road | Burwood, Christchurch 8006, New Zealand
+64 3-382 1678
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely wetland area and on a nice day it's s brilliant place to wander in the sun and watch the birds while getting some exercise. We had to shoo a fair few cats away. Collars with bells owners please!

Thank Cookster_11
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful 6km loop walk. Swamp had a great raised dry path. Lots of variety of birds. This time of year there were lots of active nests. Great way to spend the day and one of the few opportunities to see birds outside of a zoo...More

Thank georgiealexon
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Driving past in the evening with the Southern Alps as a backdrop gives a great sense of what Canterbury would have been like before Christchurch arrived - swamp, cabbage trees and flax. I like Ch-ch for its historic feel, both native and English. Pity that...More

Thank CaptainCompass
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Once known as "Travis Swamp", the increased value accorded to wetlands nowadays is reflected in its new name! Popular with walkers, this is an interesting pace to visit during the duck breeding season. The hides are fun for kids. A bit more effort needs to...More

Thank zhuhai2007
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Travis Wetland is just to the north east of Christchurch. If you want a peaceful walk with the chances of literally tripping over numerous wildfowl then this is the place. It's a well managed area with viewing platforms and a well signed path that circumnavigates...More

Thank Silvercoach
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Allow about an hour just for this easy walk - longer for viewing time. The path is well formed and suitable for prams and determined users of wheelchairs. NOTE: bikes and dogs are not permitted. There is a viewing tower near to the south west...More

Thank Ezra710
Reviewed 27 October 2015

At one point this whole wetland was going to be made into a housing estate (Travis Country was once also a wetland), by saved by some Cantabrians with foresight.

Thank nglenjarman
Reviewed 28 December 2013 via mobile

We took our kids and their cousins along the wetlands walkway and thoroughly enjoyed it. The track is wide enough for the kids to run ahead, but if you take your time there's lots to see, including Pukekos and eels.

Thank Falkirkbairn70
Reviewed 3 May 2013

We use this circular track nearly every week for a walk through the wetlands. There are people who look after the wetlands with planting and weeding. The bird life is varied and native planting increases every year.

Thank EAMAR416
Reviewed 22 January 2013

After reading about the Travis Wetland walks my husband and I set out for an afternoon. After finding the carpark and the sign we were a little disappointed to discover that there were earthquake works being undertaken on the walkway. Nevertheless we decided to set...More

Thank JandAKiss
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