Supporters of Tuapeka Mouth Ferry

Contact Info

Heritage Hub: Skinner Road
Tuapeka Mouth,
Otago, NEW ZEALAND

Tuapeka Ferry: Ferry Road
Tuapeka Mouth,
Otago, NEW ZEALAND

In the Otago Daily Times - Heritage Hub Bid to Raise Profile

Historical News:

Fri, 29 Mar 2013 Otago Daily Times Article
The Tuapeka Mouth Ferry, which has been out of action since mid-January, has resumed service. The ferry, also called the Tuapeka Mouth Punt, is funded by the Clutha District Council is treated much like a bridge. Use of the ferry is free. Operation of the ferry was initially suspended on January 10 due to flooding and high flows on the Clutha River... FULL ARTICLE at www.odt.co.nz/regions/south-otago/251188/tuapeka-mouth-ferry-back-service

Sat, 30 Mar 2013 Otago Daily Times Article
The Tuapeka Mouth Ferry resumed crossing the Clutha River on Thursday afternoon as repairs on the historic punt were nearly completed. It operates between 8am and 10am, and 4pm and 6pm daily - including over Easter. The ferry, also called the Tuapeka Mouth Punt, is funded by the Clutha District Council under its road maintenance contracts and is treated much like a bridge. Use of the ferry is free... FULL ARTICLE at www.odt.co.nz/regions/south-otago/251274/tuapeka-mouth-ferry-reopened

Visit Clutha District Council Website:
TUAPEKA MOUTH FERRY

Radio New Zealand report

The Punt
Some 25 punts used to operate on the Clutha River. Now there is only the Tuapeka Ferry left in service.
Tuapeka Ferry Punt men:

Last updated 31st May 2017.