Ngā Puna Wai has a small lake at its heart surrounded by native wetland plants. This park is adjacent to the Canterbury Agricultural Park and is the site of a new sports hub to replace facilities lost at QEII Park and around the city.
|Start||The car park on MacFarlane Ave (inside Canterbury Agricultural Park)|
|Finish||Same as the starting point|
|Time||20 minutes return|
|Toilets||Located near the Ngā Puna Wai car park off Augustine Drive|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchairs or strollers. Some off-road strollers may be fine in dry conditions|
|Dogs||Allowed under effective control|
This walk takes you to the outskirts of the native wetland plants around the Nga Puna Wai lake.
You can start in either direction.
There is a small boardwalk on the western side of the loop.
Get ready for this track using Plan My Walk(external link)(external link) by the NZ Mountain Safety Council. You can find track alerts, weather forecasts, trip reviews and a packing list, so you are set for your adventure.