Discover Lake Rotopounamu
Sunday 3 January 2016 | Family fun, Wildlife. Join Project Tongariro volunteers for a walk around the lake checking rodent traps, weta hotels and bird spotting; and enjoy a picnic BBQ on the beach.
The Project Tongariro forest restoration project has been running at Lake Rotopounamu for over 12 years and the improvement to bird life is remarkable!
Join Project Tongariro volunteers for a walk around the lake checking rodent traps, weta hotels and bird spotting. Enjoy a BBQ picnic at ‘long beach’ and hear about how this unique place is being protected. Learn about the conservation initiatives currently underway in the area and the importance of local partnerships to ensure this area remains the icon it is today, for many years to come.
Date: Sunday 3 January 2016
Time: 10.30 am
Meeting place: Lake Rotopounamu carpark, SH 47 near Turangi (See on Google Maps (external site))
Cost: $15 per person
Maximum participants: n/a
Discover the wildlife at Lake Rotopounamu – peek inside the weta hotel!
What to bring
- Warm clothing
- Sturdy tramping boots
- Waterproof and windproof clothing
- Sunglasses / sunscreen / hat
- Gloves and warm hat
- Snack and drink
- Personal first aid kit
- Personal medication
The decision to cancel a trip is often unable to be made until just before the scheduled departure time. If a decision to cancel a trip is made earlier, details will be posted on this page and the Project Tongariro Facebook page, (external site) and left in a message on the Mahi Aroha information line 0800 362 925.
Full details will accompany your trip booking confirmation.
Call the Mahi Aroha information line on 0800 362 925, or
|Tongariro National Park Visitor Centre|
|Phone:||+64 7 892 3729|
State Highway 48