Canterbury Wetland Walk

A short walk through the wetlands and native plantings of the Halswell Quarry Conservation Area.

Man walking with toddler

Start Halswell Quarry Visitor Centre
Finish Same as the starting point
Distance 800 metres 
Time 15-minute circuit
Toilets Located in the main car park area
Dogs Dogs are prohibited to protect wildlife.

Start from the Visitor Centre, cross the road and take the path over the wooden bridge.

From here you can enjoy walking the various paths that meander through the plantings and around the wetland.

The Halswell Quarry Conservation Area was established in 1999 creating wetland areas and the extensive native planting that is now home to a variety of birdlife.

Get ready for this track using Plan My Walk(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.