Travis Wetland covers 116 hectares of previously farmed and drained natural wetland. Purchased by the Christchurch City Council in 1996, it is now managed as a Nature Heritage Park.
Travis Wetland is located at 280 Beach Rd, Burwood.
The main car park and access point for Travis Wetland is at the end of Beach Road, where it intersects with Mairehau and Frosts Road. There are multiple access ways off Mairehau Road and from Clarevale Reserve.
The Beach Road gates are open from 8am to 8pm.
Gate closures are administered by ADT security. Ring ADT on 0800 766 700 to release a vehicle. A callout fee will be charged to release vehicles at owner's expense.
To protect locally rare bird life, dogs are prohibited from being anywhere in Travis Wetland.
There is an information kiosk showcasing the story of Travis Wetland. The nearby education centre provides a laboratory, educational facility and meeting space for groups.
Travis Wetland offers easy walkways that are wheelchair and pushchair accessible in dry weather conditions.
There are public toilets near the main car park.