The Project Tongariro forest restoration project has been running at Lake Rotopounamu for over 15 years and the improvement to birdlife is remarkable!
Join Project Tongariro volunteers for a walk around the lake checking rodent traps, wētā hotels and bird spotting. Bring your own lunch for a stop at ‘long beach’ and hear about how this unique place is being protected and future plans to reintroduce birds that once lived in this special jewel of Tongariro National Park.
Trip Length: 3 hours
Minimum Age: 5
Maximum Participants: 20
Meeting Place: Lake Rotopounamu Carpark, Te Ponanga Saddle Road
Trip may be cancelled/postponed due to poor weather conditions. Other conditions for cancellation/postponement include covid alert level changes.
Participants are asked to bring the following:
- Waterproof and warm clothing
- Packed lunch and water/thermos drink
- Sturdy tramping/walking shoes
- Personal medication
Please note: the Trip leader reserves the right to refuse anyone who is insufficiently equipped.