Clifton Hill Marshes

Description: Clifton Hill Marshes.

Type/Class: Marsh. 2

Size: 4.1 ha.

Altitude: 140 - 160 m above sea level.

Approximate location: Northeast of the intersection of Seddon Hill Road and Swamp Road, Tapanui.
NZTM (centre point): E1304710 N4907290.

Regional Plan: Water for Otago | Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.27, Map F29.

Territorial Authority: Clutha District Council.

Interactive map of Clifton Hill Marshes

Recorded Values

Value Description
A4 High degree of wetland naturalness. 2
A5 Scarce in Otago in terms of its ecological or physical character. Less than 15% of marshes remain in Otago. 2
A1 - A3, A6 - A9 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.


Composition of red tussock (Chionochloa rubra). 2

Other Information

Aerial View of Clifton Hill Marshes (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.