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Travis Wetland

#94 of 239 things to do in Christchurch Features Animals
Travis Road | Burwood, Christchurch 8006, New Zealand
+64 3-382 1678
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TRAVIS SWAMP - Historic Flashback

Driving past in the evening with the Southern Alps as a backdrop gives a great sense of what... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
CaptainCompass
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Christ Church Parish, Barbados
Wetland Bird-watching

Once known as "Travis Swamp", the increased value accorded to wetlands nowadays is reflected in its... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
zhuhai2007
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
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7 Apr 2017
“Wetland Bird-watching”
23 Nov 2016
“ Easy wetlands walk”
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Travis Road | Burwood, Christchurch 8006, New Zealand
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+64 3-382 1678
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Driving past in the evening with the Southern Alps as a backdrop gives a great sense of what Canterbury would have been like before Christchurch arrived - swamp, cabbage trees and flax. I like Ch-ch for its historic feel, both native and English. Pity that...More

Thank CaptainCompass
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Once known as "Travis Swamp", the increased value accorded to wetlands nowadays is reflected in its new name! Popular with walkers, this is an interesting pace to visit during the duck breeding season. The hides are fun for kids. A bit more effort needs to...More

Thank zhuhai2007
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Travis Wetland is just to the north east of Christchurch. If you want a peaceful walk with the chances of literally tripping over numerous wildfowl then this is the place. It's a well managed area with viewing platforms and a well signed path that circumnavigates...More

Thank Silvercoach
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Allow about an hour just for this easy walk - longer for viewing time. The path is well formed and suitable for prams and determined users of wheelchairs. NOTE: bikes and dogs are not permitted. There is a viewing tower near to the south west...More

Thank Gavin6114
Reviewed 27 October 2015

At one point this whole wetland was going to be made into a housing estate (Travis Country was once also a wetland), by saved by some Cantabrians with foresight.

Thank nglenjarman
Reviewed 27 December 2013 via mobile

We took our kids and their cousins along the wetlands walkway and thoroughly enjoyed it. The track is wide enough for the kids to run ahead, but if you take your time there's lots to see, including Pukekos and eels.

Thank Falkirkbairn70
Reviewed 3 May 2013

We use this circular track nearly every week for a walk through the wetlands. There are people who look after the wetlands with planting and weeding. The bird life is varied and native planting increases every year.

Thank EAMAR416
Reviewed 22 January 2013

After reading about the Travis Wetland walks my husband and I set out for an afternoon. After finding the carpark and the sign we were a little disappointed to discover that there were earthquake works being undertaken on the walkway. Nevertheless we decided to set...More

Thank JandAKiss
Reviewed 14 July 2012

If it wasnt for the the passion and drive of one woman,AnneFlanagan , we would not have had this beautiful natural area in the middle of our city.It is an ever evolving project and the people who are carrying on her dream are to be...More

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Bird lovers will love this place. The wetlands are full of birds I don't know, there is an information hut where is all explaned. Flat walking with the odd raise is easy for most people. Wheelchair friendly, but would still take someone to assist in...More

Thank Leita J
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