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Southland - Bushy Point

Educational Area

Bushy Point boardwalk

A 0.6 km boardwalk and walking track through diverse salt marsh, swamp shrubland and tall native swamp forest.

Bushy Point fernbird

The area is privately owned and protected under a QEII open space covenant. It is part of an internationally important wetland and is habitat to threatened plants and the scarce South Island fernbird.

On-site visitor interpretation, guided tours and homestay accommodation are available.

Visit by arrangement only

Phone: 03 213 1302

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Location: Located on the New River Estuary, 8km from Invercargill.

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