Lake Rotoponamu Walk - Mahi Aroha Summer Programme

Lake Rotopounamu Carpark, Te Ponanga Saddle Road | 22 Jan 22

Join Project Tongariro volunteers as they walk around Lake Rotoponamu checking rodent traps and wētā hotels!

Learn about the Project Tongariro Restoration Project that has been going for 20 years! Bring your own lunch and listen to the native birds and hear how the 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
Transport: Own
Cost: Koha

The trip may be cancelled/postponed due to poor weather conditions. Other conditions for cancellation/postponement include COVID alert level changes.


  • Waterproof and warm clothing

  • Packed lunch and water/thermos drink

  • Sturdy tramping/walking shoes

  • Personal medication

  • Camera

Please note: the Trip leader reserves the right to refuse anyone who is insufficiently equipped.

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