Minaret Bay Swamp

Description: Minaret Bay Swamp.

Type/Class: Swamp. 2

Size: 23.2. ha.

Altitude: 280 - 300 m above sea level.

Approximate location: 31 km North of Wanaka. NZTM (centre point): E1290300 N5074620

Regional Plan: Water for Otago. Schedule 9 Regionally Significant Wetland, no.105, Map F1.

Territorial Authority: Queenstown Lakes District Council.


Interactive map of Minaret Bay Swamp

Recorded Values

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



Aerial view of Minaret Bay 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 12 July 2024.