Access is open - with conditions

Moturoa/Rabbit Island is open with some conditions.

  • The barbecues on Rough and Moturoa/Rabbit Islands are locked and not to be used.
  • If hot, sunny and windy conditions return please limit your park visits to the morning.

All these openings will be reviewed on Wednesday next week (13 March) where, depending on the weather conditions and fire risk, decisions will be made whether to provide more access, retain the restricted access or reclose the reserves.

Remember if you see smoke or any sign of fire please call 111 immediately.

Please obey all signage.

16247 TDC Rabbit Island Map Dec18 Web

Download your copy of the Moturoa Rabbit Island map.

General information

  • Visitors are asked to keep to the marked trails and obey all signage.
  • Logging is in progress and trucks are in constant use.
  • Please use caution, particularly at intersections.
  • Dogs are not permitted on Moturoa / Rabbit Island. They are welcome on Rough Island.

Gates close 8.30pm

Gates currently close at 8.30pm.

Forest harvesting

Due to harvesting operations roads can close at any time. Please observe any operational signage and use alternative routes if necessary.

Dogs prohibited

Please note that dogs are prohibited on Moturoa / Rabbit Island.

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Phone 03 543 8400

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