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

THE TUAPEKA RIVER DAM WALK   

A group of keen locals have been developing a walking track along the Tuapeka River.
You will be able to see and find out about various historical features, enjoy the peaceful walk,
and see the 1920's concrete dam used as part of the gold mining projects. 

Directions, track brochures and info available at the Hub

A couple of photos in anticipation:

* Historic photo

* River Track

 

 

 

* Today's dam -  summer

* River Dam in flood, July 2017. Photo V.May

ACCESS TO THE TRACK -the stile at Tuapeka Mouth road bridge

 

   

 

MAP POINTS

1. HERITAGE HUB –local information   
2. Tuapeka Road Bridge STILE ACCESS to track  

3. Old Tunnel

4. Water Turbine
5. Chinese Cottage
6. TUAPEKA RIVER DAM

7. Tuapeka Ferry
8. School & Cricket Ground
9. Tuapeka Cemetery
10. Sluicing Claim area

Track under construction. Use Main Track 2-6.     Time: 1.45 return.

Keep the river to your left, fence to the right.

LEAVE ALL GATES AS YOU FIND THEM.  RESPECT PRIVATE PROPERTY.