Natural Attraction

Otatara Scenic Reserve

104 Dunns Road, Otatara

A loop track through podocarp forest starts and finishes at the picnic shelter and car park off Dunns Road. The reserve contains a mosaic of forest communities, from manuka shrubland to mature mixed podocarp forest. Listen for the song of tui and piwakawaka (fantail) amongst the canopy of totara, matai, lemonwood, pokaka and occasional rimu. Access is also available from Awarua Road.

Otatara Scenic Reserve
Last modified
Mon 2 Jul 2018
  • Activities
  • Natural Attraction
  • Free Things to Do
  • Outdoor Activities
  • Sightseeing
  • Half-Day
  • Less than half day
  • Family Friendly
  • Wildlife Spotting
  • Scenic Attraction
  • Picnic
  • Self-Guided
  • Walking & Tramping