Middle Swamp

Description: Middle Swamp

Type/Class: Bog 2

Size: 66.4 ha

Altitude: 700 - 720 m above sea level

Approximate location: Southern margin of Lake Onslow, 23 km Southeast of Roxburgh | NZTM (centre point): E1335370 N4947950

Regional Plan: Water for Otago | Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.104, Map F27

Territorial Authority: Central Otago District Council

Recorded Values:




High degree of wetland naturalness.

 A1 - A3, A5 -A9

No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Other Information:

  • Composition of red tussock (Chionochloa rubra) and Carex sp. 2


Aerial view of Middle Swamp (March 2006)



2 Ausseil, A.G., Newsome, P., Johnson, P. (2008) Wetland Mapping in the Otago Region. Landcare Research Contract Report prepared for the Otago Regional Council.

Page last updated 9 July 2024.