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Otipua Wetland

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State Highway One, Timaru, New Zealand
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I love walking and running around this area. It is beautiful and very tranquil

We often take afternoon walks to the ocean through the wetlands. There is so many places to explore... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Tamzin E
Lovely place to walk and bike in

If you want to feel like you have got away from town/city life, you can bike or walk through the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Jade K
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State Highway One, Timaru, New Zealand
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We often take afternoon walks to the ocean through the wetlands. There is so many places to explore and beautiful sunsets can be seen from here. It's so calming and feels like you are getting out of town, even though it's very close to town.

Thank Tamzin E
Reviewed 10 August 2017

If you want to feel like you have got away from town/city life, you can bike or walk through the wetlands.

Thank Jade K
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We walk at Otipua Wetland on a sunny day. It is easy walk , and you can look at the water , birds, sea. We olso walk on the beach. It took us 55min.

Thank batid
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

A great place to walk and see birds with great coastline nearby Can continue walking to hacks point with great coastal views

Thank Joanne T
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Handy walking and cycling trial and track by the ocean and Saltwater Creek. Can be done by anyone including family with young children and dogs. Cycling track is very popular. Track can be extended up to Jack point lighthouse and even further. Parking is not...More

Thank alex311327
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Parked on King St and walked down the left side of Salt Water Creek with the dog. We planned on walking around the creek but were disappointed that we couldn't take her on the right side of the creek because of the wetlands. Have walked...More

Thank hidez_12
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The wetlands are cared for by volunteers. They do a great job planting natives and maintaining paths.

Thank Chris-in-Timaru
Reviewed 26 May 2016

A wonderful oasis! Worth the walk from the road to the coast passing interestingly planted areas. Rest stops along the way.

Thank Murray F
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This area is a great asset to Timaru as so handy to the town. It can be reached by foot or cycle via Centennial Park and Salt Water Creek. It will connect with the beach and also with Patiti Point. The I site will have...More

Thank 120Petunia
Reviewed 5 March 2016

My husband,me and the little dog went for a walk down the left hand path of the Otipua We Lands. this went right past the dump. To our surprise this has now been grassed over and noticed there was very little smell if any. No...More

Thank 430Eleanorm
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