Guide: Andrew Crossland (Christchurch City Council Ranger)
A unique opportunity to explore the infrequently visited and mysterious saltmarsh along the fringe of Kaituna Laguna with birding expert Andrew Crossland. The walk will wander through various habitat types with many wildlife viewing opportunities in the CCC lagoon, on the lake edge, Hidden Bay and various salt marsh zones. Be prepared for a bit of an adventure with boggy terrain in places and shrubland/saltmarsh to “push” through.
Duration: 4 hours
Walk Length: 5kms
Walk Difficulty: TRAMP - Track mostly unformed with prolonged up and down
Wear tramping boots or sturdy walking shoes. Bring lunch, snacks, water bottle, sunhat, sunscreen and weatherproof gear.