Kinloch Wetland

Description: Delta swamps and backwaters near mouth of Dart River/Te Awa Whakatipu. 1

Type/Class: Swamp. 2

Size: 11.2 ha.

Altitude: 300 - 320 m above sea level

Approximate location: 2.4 km West of Glenorchy. NZTM (centre point): E1232800 N5024200.

Regional Plan: Water for Otago. Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.71, Map F3.

Territorial Authority: Queenstown Lakes District Council.


Interactive map of Kinloch Wetland

Recorded Values

Value Description
A7 High diversity of indigenous wetland flora and fauna. 1
A1 - A6, A8, A9 No relevant information is currently held by the ORC.



Aerial View of Kinloch Wetland (February 2007)



1 Otago Regional Council (2004) Regional Plan: Water for Otago. Published by the Otago Regional Council, Dunedin.

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 12 July 2024.